Tag Archives: Vitamin

Without Magnesium, Vitamin D Supplementation May Backfire

This article was previously published March 12, 2018, and has been updated with new information. I’ve previously written about the importance of taking vitamin K2 when you’re taking high-dose supplemental vitamin D to avoid complications associated with excessive calcification in your arteries. Now, research highlights the vital importance of also taking magnesium in combination with… Read More »

How to live longer: High doses of this vitamin may ‘raise risk’ of cancer recurrence

Though our life expectancy may seem out of our control, everyday life decisions can aid longevity and help us live happier, longer lives. While certain foods could boost longevity, simply lowering intake of meat-based protein could also be linked to a longer lifespan. For example, many studies link a plant-rich diet to a lower risk… Read More »

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: ‘Pale yellow tinge’ is a warning sign say the NHS

Hypochlorhydria is a natural result of ageing, but certain factors can increase the risk of this occurring in later life. Examples include chronic stress, stomach surgery, bacterial infection, and some medications. The NHS pointed out that a “pale, yellow tinge” to the skin is a warning sign of a vitamin B12 deficiency. Other symptoms of… Read More »

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Dr warns of ‘irreversible’ damage if warning signs are ignored

When a person has pernicious anaemia, this simply does not happen; instead, intrinsic factor isn’t produced and vitamin B12 is lost through excrement. The exact cause of pernicious anaemia is still unknown, but it’s more often diagnosed in women around 60 years of age. It’s also more prevalent in those with other autoimmune conditions, such… Read More »