megavitamin


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megavitamin

 [meg″ah-vi´tah-min]
a term denoting massive doses of vitamins far exceeding the recommended daily allowances.

megavitamin

(mĕg′ə-vī′tə-mĭn)
n.
A dose of a vitamin greatly exceeding the recommended daily allowance.

megavitamin

(mĕg″ă-vī′tă-mĭn)
A dose of one or more vitamins that is much in excess of the normal daily requirements (up to 10 times the recommended daily intake).
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Despite the fact that the psychiatric organizations and psychiatrists have generally avoided his megavitamin approach, Hoffer oversaw many schizophrenic patients who dramatically improved compared with those who used only antipsychotic therapy.
Depending on the nature of the drug interaction, dietary supplements have a delayed effect--augmenting warfarin's natural effect--or an immediate effect--exerting a different effect through a different mechanism (Corrigan & Ulfers, 1981; Megavitamin E Supplementation and Vitamin K-Dependent Carboxylation, 1983; Vitamin K, Vitamin E, and the Coumarin Drugs, 1982).
(5) Alternative therapy encompasses a wide variety of methods including reflexology, acupuncture, megavitamin therapy, folk remedies, and herbal remedies.
A: In general, there is no need to take megavitamin supplements.
About 50% indicated that they would refer patients for such CAM practices as massage therapy, hypnosis, acupuncture and yoga, but few doctors were willing to refer patients for herbal and megavitamin therapies.
Among the products that passed the tests: One-ADay Women's and Vitamin World Timed Release Megavitamin for Women.
There is no scientific evidence supported by well-designed randomised controlled trials to advocate the use of alternative/complementary therapies such as megavitamin supplementation, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, dietary modification, secretin infusion and heavy metal chelation.
(47) Mark Klock, "Dead Hands--Poison Catalyst or Strength-Enhancing Megavitamin? An Analysis of the Benefits of Managerial Protection and the Detriments of Judicial Interference" (2001) Colum.
There is no help from the huckster religions of talk show host and Dear Abby column; the huckster religions of self-hypnosis and metaphysical philosophy; the huckster religions of megavitamin and miracle herb; the huckster religions of mind over matter, and the escapism of lottery tickets and of substance abuse and of promised demon-slayer TV preachers.
Literaturde psoriasis ve atopik dermatitli hastalarda, en sik bitkisel tedaviler tercih edilmekle birlikte akupunktur, megavitamin, aromaterapi, hemopati gibi cok cesitli yontemlerin de kullanildigi bildirilmektedir (6-9).
Stein, et al., "Ascorbic Acid-Induced Uricosuria: A Consequence of Megavitamin Therapy," Ann.