Vitamin Overdoses And Back Pain

Vitamin Overdoses And Back Pain

Vitamins are necessary nutrients that aid our vital functions and growth. They are extremely important especially during growth phase of children. There are 13 vitamins that help in maintaining our eyes, hair, skin, metabolic functions, rejuvenation and recreation of cells and tissues in our body. Vitamins are also helpful in naturally curing numerous ailments.

The 13 vitamins are Vitamin A, B complex (includes B1, 2, 3, 5 ,6, biotin and 12), Biotin, Vitamin C also known as Ascorbic acid, Vitamin D, Folic Acid,  Vitamin E and Vitamin K. Vitamins are classified as fat soluble and water soluble. Fat soluble Vitamins are stored in the body fat tissue, whereas the Water soluble vitamins are flushed out of body expeditiously through bodily secretions.

Various Vitamin Overdoses And Back Pain

Ideal Dosage

Ideal Overdose

As they say excess of anything is bad, so is the case with Vitamins. Though there are rarely any cases of excesses especially in case of water soluble vitamins as they need frequent replenishment due to their speedy loss from the body. The ideal dosages of Vitamins depends on the age, gender, geographical and special health conditions of a person.

For Example, areas that receive less sunshine will need the people residing in that area to take lot of vitamin D supplements and food items that are rich in it. Therefore, you must check the recommended dosages of the Vitamins with your local health authorities.

Excess dosage

Excess Overdose

Vitamin overdose is also called Vitamin poisoning or hypervitaminosis. It can not only affect your health adversely but also be fatal in some cases. It is important that you try to obtain your vitamins from natural sources instead of the packed and artificially fortified processed foods and supplements.

It is easy to overdose on the fat soluble vitamins as they are stored in the body. Excess dosage can cause fatigue, nausea, bone related ailments, hair loss, vision impairment, gall bladder stones, upset stomach, headache, fatigue, nerve damage and diarrhoea. Backache is also one of the major symptoms of Vitamin overdose.

Overdose and Backache

Back Pain

Vitamin A, D, E and K have known cases of over dosage as they are storable vitamins. Overdose of Vitamin is known to cause joint and bones related ailments leading to inflammation and pain. Backache is also a fall out of such overdose. The accompanied minerals in the vitamins cause most of the ill effects due to overdose.

When you depend on natural sources the overdose rarely takes place, however it is supplements and fortified foods containing multivitamins that cause overdose. Therefore, do not take vitamin supplements especially the fat soluble ones without checking with the doctor first.

Overcoming Overdose

Overcoming Overdose

The first step as soon as you experience the pain in joints or back is to consult the doctor and immediate stoppage to any vitamin supplements that you might be taking. Mild overdose may come under control just by discontinuing the supplements.

However in critical cases, you may need to be administered anti-dotes and fluids intravenously. This will excrete out the excessive vitamins from the body. Activated charcoal binds the toxins and aids flush out of these from the body. In some cases the stomach may be cleaned out of its contents.

Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.