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Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Pregnancy Stress: I understand your concern for severe cramping in stomach. Clinical findings show that you are 5 weeks pregnant. It is likely that stresses of pregnanc... Read More

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General Practice 40 years experience
Everyone: Everyone needs it to produce health red blood cells, and for fertility our bodies need it to synthesize and repair dna. Its particularly important ... Read More
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
All women: Folic acid, AKA folate (folic acid) (vit B9), is recommended for all women wanting to get pregnant -- 0.4mg (400mcg) daily, which is important for pre... Read More
Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 24 years experience
No one : folic acid is synthetic - no one needs it. What you do need are natural folates found in raw fruit and vegetables, or methyl folate as a supplement.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Kirschner
Dr. Rick Kirschneranswered
General Practice 40 years experience
DNA repair, blood: Everyone needs it to produce health red blood cells, and for fertility our bodies need it to synthesize and repair dna. Its particularly important in ... Read More
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Pregnancy: Folic acid, AKA folate (folic acid) (vit B9), is recommended for all women wanting to get pregnant -- 0.4mg (400mcg) daily, which is important for pre... Read More
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many foods: In the US, many grain foods are fortified with folate (folic acid). Concentrations are the highest in liver, yeast, spinach, other greens, and nuts.
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Dr. Michael Rockwell
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Leafy greens: Folic acid is coming from 'foliage' so think greens, lettuces, etc.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Folic Acid: Folic acid are forms of the water-soluble vitamin b9. Folic acid is itself not biologically active, but its biological importance is due to tetrahydro... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Neural tube defects: Folic acid supplementation taken prior to pregnancy can help prevent a group of birth defects associated with the fetal neural tube. Spina bifida is o... Read More
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Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Folic acid: Folate (folic acid) is present in green, leafy vegetables, fruits, cereals, nuts, grains, and meats. Folic acid is the synthetic form of the vitamin t... Read More
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Dr. Jose Rodriguez
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Neural tube defects: When pregnant women take frolic acid it is to prevent problems like spina bifida in the newborn.
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Dr. Kerry Friesen
Preventive Medicine 30 years experience
Folic acid health: Folic acid is naturally found in green leafy vegetables "foliage." in women Folic Acid helps prevent neural tube defects and in everyone is responsibl... Read More

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