I started taking 1000 mgs of vitamin c.I have noticed since I've been taking that amount that I have stomach aches and sometimes diarreah. My question is-how much vitamin c should I take? I drink oj too.
I have been taking 500mg now once a day.It seems better,but still some stomachaches.
I am going to go a few days without any vitamin c and see if my stomach issues go away.
If I drink a glass of oj everyday is that enough vitamin c?
You can try Buffered vitamin C if you find that regular ascorbic acid upsets your stomach. An esterified form of vitamin C is also available, which may be easier on the stomach for those who are prone to heartburn.
The best way to take vitamin C supplements is 2 - 3 times per day, with meals, depending on the dosage. Some studies suggest that adults should take 250 - 500 mg twice a day for any benefit.
is it dangerous to take high doses of vitamin C if you have asthma? I took high doses and ended up with bad wheezing and had an infection. I'm still wheezing after 11 weeks so maybe it screwed my immune system
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