DA4004 Multivitamin Review Wk 5 CheckPoint

DA4004 Multivitamin Review Wk 5 CheckPoint - calcium...

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Multivitamin Review The benefits of taking a multivitamin are that they not only helpful with the development of your general bodily functions but they can also improve your physical and mental condition. Sometimes you might need supplement specific nutrients to deal with specific problems. They also provide essential vitamins the body needs to function properly. Taking a multivitamin would not raise you to near-toxic levels. You would have to take way more than any over the counter available multivitamin to get your body to toxic level. Only vitamins like A, D, E, and K can be taken in toxic doses. You could possibly overdose on these vitamins if you were to take too many. Vitamin toxicity is more common than you think in those who consume certain foods or take too many of a certain vitamin. If too much vitamin D is taken it can cause abnormally high blood
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Unformatted text preview: calcium concentrations, which lead to over calcification of bones and soft tissues, kidney stones, and hypertension. Too much vitamin A causes hypervitaminosis A, which can cause liver failure; reduce bone density, hair loss, excessive dry skin, blurred vision, nausea, and vomiting. Vitamin B1 causes too much muscle relaxation and drowsiness, which prohibits performance and focus. Vitamin B3 causes liver damage, elevated blood sugar, itchy, dry skin, and cardiac arrhythmia if taken in large quantities. Last, vitamin B6 causes nerve damage and reduced body awareness, which can deaden the nerves, which cause you to fall, cause poor coordination, and a sense of disorientation....
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2012 for the course SCIENCE SCI/241 taught by Professor Konukman during the Spring '12 term at University of Phoenix.

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