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Too Many Vitamins Can Harm Your Body

Your mom made you take your vitamins. Without vitamins, your body would develop skeletal defects, eye impairments, dermatitis, anemia—in essence, your body would begin to break down. But taken in high doses, Vitamins A, D, B6, and iron are highly toxic. Too much iron in our systems can cause liver failure, low blood pressure, depression, coma, and death. According to a study at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C., iron supplements are the number-one cause of death from "accidental overdose" in children.

In the same way, sometimes "work for God" can create an "accidental overdose." If you are running hard for God, overextended, neglecting family and friends for the sake of ministry or church work, some people will celebrate your dedication. Isn't it good when we give it all in service to others? But too much of a good thing can harm you and those around you.

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