Is it possible to overdose on thiamine?

Kann man Thiamin überdosieren?

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1. is it possible to overdose on thiamine?

Many people wonder whether thiamine can be overdosed. Due to the consumption of a lot of foods containing vitamin B1, this is not possible. The human organism takes the amount of thiamine that is needed, the excess is excreted directly through the urinary tract. An overdose of thiamine can only occur if vitamin B1 is taken in the form of capsules or tablets in much too high quantities over a long period of time. This can result in headaches, sweating and itching.

    2. How much thiamine should one take in daily?

    The German Nutrition Society (DGE) recommends a daily dose of 1-1.3 mg of vitamin B1 for adults. Women during pregnancy are recommended a daily amount of 1.2 mg of vitamin B1. For a young child, the recommended amounts are naturally lower. The requirement may be slightly increased when taking the contraceptive pill or alcoholism. Those who do not take enough vitamins and nutrients are at risk of vitamin B1 deficiency. The stores in the human organism are limited, for this reason a daily supply of vitamin B1 is very important. Age, sex, weight, height and metabolic situation play an essential role.

    3 What is the role of thiamine in the body?

    Thiamine is responsible for many different tasks:

    • Formation of collagen
    • Production of serotonin
    • Maintenance of a healthy glucose metabolism
    • Participation in healing and growth processes
    • Utilization of food

    4. thiamine in the form of food supplements

    Anyone who wants to increase a vitamin B1 level that is too low with a dietary supplement should definitely pay attention to the form of the active ingredient and its origin. Vitamin B1 in the form of capsules or tablets is particularly suitable for increasing vitamin B1 levels. It is very well tolerated and is utilized by the body to a high degree. Likewise, the preparation should not contain any chemical additives. If you buy a preparation from Germany, you can be sure that the product has also been produced safely and is of high quality.

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    5. conclusion: Is it possible to overdose thiamine?

    It is not possible to overdose by consuming thiamine-rich foods. An overdose results from the excessive consumption of thiamine in the form of dietary supplements. For this reason, you should always stick to the recommended daily amount and always discuss any changes with a doctor.

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