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1

What Vitamin is indicated for immune support, dermatitis and eye health?

Vitamin A (Retinol)

2

What two organ systems are affected with Vitamin A deficiency?

Eye and skin

3

What are food sources of vitamin A?

Fish, liver, dairy

4

What are some symptoms of vitamin A toxicity?

Vomiting, weight loss, joint pain

5

What is the best lab to monitor vitamin A levels?

1. Liver Bx
2. Serum retinol

6

What are food sources of betacarotene?

Fruits/Veggies

7

What is Beta Carotene indicated for?

Alcoholism, CVD

8

Who cannot take Beta Carotene?

Smokers d/t increased risk for cancer

9

What vitamin is indicated for DM, Neuropathy, Seborrheic dermatitis?

Biotin

10

What are some contraindications with Biotin?

Psoriasis (makes it worse)

11

What vitamin is indicated for alcoholism, neuro issues, fibrocystic breast?

Thiamin/B1

12

What depletes B1 in the body?

EtOH

13

What vitamin is indicated for eye health (cataracts, macular degeneration), migraines, and muscle cramps?

Riboflavin/B2

14

What vitamin is indicated for HLD, DM, migraines, and schizophrenia?

B3/Niacin

15

What does niacin do for HLD?

INC HDL

16

What are some SE from B3?

Flushing, pruritus, redness

17

What forms of B3 are for psych d/o? What about lipids? What form does not cause flushing?

Amide - psych
Acid - lipids
Inositol hexaniacinate: no flushing

18

What vitamin is indicated for Adrenal support and allergic rhinitis?

B5/Pantothenic acid

19

What vitamin is indicated for pain, nausea, PMS, DM, asthma, and depression?

B6/Pyridoxine/P5P/PLP

20

What is a SE caused by B6 and what dose?

peripheral neuropathy (Reversible)

21

What vitamin is indicated for Megaloblastic anemia, fatigue, depression, memory loss, peripheral neuropathy?

B12 (Colbalamin)

22

What should you give with B12 to avoid deficiency?

Folic acid

23

What vitamin is indicated for anemia, PG, cervical dysplasia, CA, neuro d/o, oral dz?

Folic acid

24

What are some food sources of folic acid?

Liver, Greens (asparagus, broccoli), beets

25

What vitamin is indicated for CA, immune, colds, CVD, asthma, allergies?

Vitamin C

26

What are the dosages used for immune support? Allergies? CA?

1-2 g
6-10 g (bowel tolerance)
75-125 mg IV

27

What are some toxicity symptoms of Vit. C?

Dialysis, Diarrhea, Iron overload

28

What vitamin is indicated for osteoporosis, bone health, hypoparathyroidism, CA?

Vitamin D

29

What's the best form of Vitamin D for absorption?

Emulsified

30

What vitamin is indicated for Brain function, memory, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, cognition, PMS, atherosclerosis, CA, circulatory?

Vitamin E