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Vitamin C Deficiency and Bruising

We’ve all been there…. You notice a bruise somewhere on your body and think to yourself “I don’t remember running into anything… Why do I have a bruise?”. If you are deficient in Vitamin C, you may find that happening more than you’d like. A bruise occurs

Vitamin C and Brown Spots

As we age, brown spots begin to appear on our hands, faces and elsewhere on the body. Age spots — also known as liver spots— are oval-shaped, flat, brown, tan or black spots that appear on the skin. These vary in size and typically appear on damaged

Children and Vitamin C Deficiences

Scurvy (a vitamin C deficiency) was once the scourge of the high seas, leaving sailors with jaundice, bleeding gums, and even death. Thankfully, scurvy has been nearly eradicated in developed countries that have an ample supply of fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as vitamin C supplements.

Vitamin C in Dermatology

Vitamin C is one of the most tested and studied vitamins on Earth. Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant that has been used extensively by dermatologists for its collagen-boosting benefits, and it is a popular ingredient in skin care products such as sun block and moisturizers. The

Vitamin C Deficiency Pictures

The vitamin C deficiency pictures below are a reminder of how important this essential nutrient is to our body. The symptoms of vitamin C deficiency, also known as scurvy, normally begin several months after a person stops getting a sufficient amount of vitamin C in their diet. The Recommended

To Buy IV Vitamin C, Or Not To Buy?

For the past 70 years, intravenous (IV) infusions and injections have been the most popular way to get high doses of vitamin C into the body. Unlike oral vitamin C – which is not efficiently absorbed by the body, and is mostly passed as waste – IV

Does Vitamin C Upset Your Stomach?

If you have ever taken high doses of traditional vitamin C – pills, powders, capsules – chances are very good that you ended up with diarrhea, heartburn, bloating, or cramps.  While none of these effects are life-threatening, they are definitely inconvenient and sometimes painful. Since vitamin C

Notable Names: Thomas E. Levy MD, JD

Thomas Levy started his academic career as Valedictorian of the 1968 class at Notre Dame High School in Biloxi, Mississippi. He went on to receive his Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from the Johns Hopkins University in 1972, and graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine

Notable Names: Ron Hunninghake, M.D.

Ron Hunninghake, a family physician with a desire to understand health as well as medicine, was born and educated in Kansas, where he continues to work today.  In 1976, he graduated from the University of Kansas, School of Medicine and completed his internship and residency with a

Notable Names: Hal Huggins, DDS, MS

Dr. Hal Huggins is easily one of the most respected, and most controversial, dentists in the United States. Dr. Huggins graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 1962, earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.  In 1973, he took part in a mercury toxicity study

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