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This vitamin can increase your risk of bone fractures

One condition that can arise because of the build-up of too much vitamin A is hypervitaminosis A, which causes vitamin A to store in the liver and lead to vision, bone, and skin changes. In severe cases, the pressure in the liver caused by too much vitamin A can increase pressure on the brain.

An overdose of vitamin A is considered taking in over 1.5mg a day. The National Health Services suggests consuming more than that recommended amount over the course of years is what can contribute to vitamin A overdose.

Because women over the age of 50 are already more prone to osteoporosis, it’s even more important that this demographic avoid vitamin A overdose, as it can increase their risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures.

It is recommended that if you are a female over the age of 50, you should avoid supplementing vitamin A and avoid organ foods like liver, which tend to be high in vitamin A. Instead, taking in the recommended amount through your diet, which should include a variety of foods, is enough to ensure you get adequate levels of vitamin A without the risk of overdosing.

does a multivitamin overdose leave long term effects?

does overdosing on a multivitamin pill which has minerals by taking 2 instead of 1, even though the person has no symptoms leave long term effects ?


Some vitamins are water soluble which when taken in excess will be drained off through urine.
Fat soluble vitamins may accumulate in the body and can definitely cause ill effects when continuously taken in over doses.


No. When I have a hard workout day, I take 2 pills instead of 1. If you do it once in a while, it won't hurt you.


no not really the body will get rid of unwanted vits but its not advisable to do it intentionally

How to reverse the effects of a multivitamin overdose?

I have been taking recently the Centrum Performance multivitamin and I had to stop it. Though I followed the one-a-day with-food guideline I have all of the symptoms of a multivitamin overdose. Maybe it's just me. Let me give you the label information


Easy. Stop taking the multivitamin.

They are really unnecessary for anybody eating a balanced diet anyway...

What overdose are you concerned with? The most dangerous overdoses are Vitamin D and Vitamin A, although it looks


Easy. Stop taking the multivitamin.

They are really unnecessary for anybody eating a balanced diet anyway...

What overdose are you concerned with? The most dangerous overdoses are Vitamin D and Vitamin A, although it looks


Generally for most people, eating a balanced diet using the Dietary Guidelines or Healthy Diet Pyramid as a guide will provide all the essential nutrients in adequate amounts.

Therefore, it is not necessary to take additional vitamin and