Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Vitamins and Supplements http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/vitamins-supplements/condition-rss 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? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/vitamins-supplements/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/vitamins-supplements/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? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/vitamins-supplements/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/vitamins-supplements/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/vitamins-supplements/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/vitamins-supplements/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/vitamins-supplements/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/vitamins-supplements/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/vitamins-supplements/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/vitamins-supplements/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/timothy-aungst-pharmd/2017/12/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/vitamins-supplements/coq10-supplementation-studies-support-its-value 8:00 AM, Tue November 7, 2017 Probiotics: Where Is the Evidence? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/vitamins-supplements/probiotics-wheres-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? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/vitamins-supplements/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/diabetes/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/vitamins-supplements/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/vitamins-supplements/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2017/August2017/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