Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Vitamins and Supplements Vitamins and Supplements en-us Mon, 25 Jun 2018 11:52:01 UTC Mon, 25 Jun 2018 11:52:01 UTC Are These Symptoms of Old Age a Vitamin Deficiency? Some vitamin deficiencies go unnoticed, but insidious vitamin deficiencies can make us miserable. 1:32 PM, Thu June 14, 2018 Vitamin D Toxicity is Usually Preventable Administering high doses of vitamin D over relatively short timeframes was associated with increased likelihood of toxicity, in a recent study. 4:10 PM, Tue June 12, 2018 Folic Acid: One Factor in Erectile Dysfunction? Researchers have published a review article in the journal <em>Aging Male </em>that implicates folic acid as a contributing factor in erectile dysfunction. 10:48 AM, Thu May 31, 2018 Resource Provides Answers On Milk Thistle Milk thistle, which contains an active component called silymarin, has been used for centuries for disorders of the liver, and bile duct. 2:10 PM, Fri April 27, 2018 The Skinny on Fat Soluble Vitamins in Osteoarthritis Researchers study a possible link between osteoarthritis and&nbsp;fat soluble vitamins.&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp; 4:30 PM, Fri April 6, 2018 A Vitamin and Mineral Supplementation Crib Sheet for Clinicians A recent issue of the J<em>ournal of the American Medical Association</em> has published a crib sheet for clinicians that covers the basics of vitamin and mineral supplementation. 12:07 PM, Thu March 15, 2018 Melatonin: Correcting Circadian Rhythm Humans operate on a diurnal pattern and need sleep for brain development, physical and mental health, and cognitive function maintenance 1:19 PM, Mon February 19, 2018 Take Note: Vitamin B12 Has a Reputation in the Singing Community Although researchers have conducted no clinical trials to evaluate the vocal benefits of vitamin B<sub>12</sub>, the singing community at large endorses the energy boosting and anxiety fighting effects of the supplement. 9:00 AM, Fri February 9, 2018 Planning a Pregnancy: Look at Prescribed Medications and Supplements Researchers are learning more about the preconception period and factors that affect the ability to conceive, particularly the use of prescription medication and supplements.&nbsp; 1:08 PM, Tue January 9, 2018 Adults Who Take Supplements More Likely to Meet Dietary Guidelines Planning and consuming a diet that meets all of the recommended dietary guidelines for Americans is a challenge for most people. 10:39 AM, Tue December 19, 2017 The 411 on Biohacking Supplements Hacking the brain to work better and faster has been a hot topic, but research shows that nootropics products may fall short. 12:15 AM, Tue December 12, 2017 CoQ10 Supplementation: Studies Support Its Value 8:00 AM, Tue November 7, 2017 Probiotics: Where Is the Evidence? During a presentation at the 2017 American Academy of Family Physicians FMX annual meeting, held this year in San Antonio, Texas, Dan Merenstein, MD, presented the evidence surrounding probiotic use. 11:29 AM, Wed October 11, 2017 Vitamin D Reduces Severe Asthma Attacks in Adults? Oral vitamin D supplementation, in addition to asthma medications, could reduce the risk of asthma attacks requiring hospital attendance by 50%, according to a recently-published study in <em>The Lancet of Respiratory Medicine.</em> 2:17 PM, Thu October 5, 2017 Folic Acid and Asthma: Breathing Easy About Supplementation Recently, experimental animal interventions have suggested that folic acid intake that exceeds the recommended dose may increase risk of respiratory disease in offspring. 10:12 AM, Tue September 26, 2017 Supplement Use Among Older Americans Very High Dietary supplement use among Americans who are 60 and or older is widespread. 10:40 AM, Mon September 25, 2017 Diabetes and Natural Health Products: Used Often, Understood Better Now Pharmacists need to understand natural health products so that they can counsel patients, answer questions, and advise patients about potential drug interactions. 11:20 AM, Tue September 19, 2017 Vitamins, Minerals, and Preconception Health For decades, health care professionals have known that neural tube defects at birth are often associated with insufficient prenatal folic acid intake. 10:38 AM, Mon September 18, 2017 Riboflavin: Evolving Clinical Indications The B vitamins are a group of related vitamins that maintain cell health and provide energy. 8:00 AM, Wed September 6, 2017 Oral Potassium Supplements and Anticholinergic Drugs Many drug interaction databases include oral potassium supplements and drugs with anticholinergic activity as a serious interaction. 2:31 PM, Sat September 2, 2017