Alternatives to Multi-vitamin Powder

Published: January 29, 2013

I have tried taking the Multi-vitamin powder, as little as 1/4 scoop. I get severe intestinal cramps, diarrhea, flare-up of fibro pain, & a general malaise that lasts 2 days. I don't know what ingredient in the powder would be the likely culprit, and I'm not sure how to proceed. Is there another vitamin powder you can recommend? I'm taking Corvalen, 5,000 mcg b12, & fish oil w/no problem. Multiple vitamins have always given me problems, usually w/gas & diarrhea.


I would recommend you take a multivitamin along with magnesium. Take one 1 a day plus 2 of a sustained release magnesium instead. No where near what the powder has, but has the key basics.
Dr. T

Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

is one of the world's leading integrative medical authorities on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. He is the lead author of eight research studies on their effective treatments, and has published numerous health & wellness books, including the bestseller on fibromyalgia From Fatigued to Fantastic! and The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution. Dr. Teitelbaum is one of the most frequently quoted fibromyalgia experts in the world and appears often as a guest on news and talk shows nationwide including Good Morning America, The Dr. Oz Show, Oprah & Friends, CNN, and Fox News Health.

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