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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Fairly: B12 def more common. Ideal lab value for serum B12 is 800 or more. Possibly due to gluten sensitivity which can damage gut lining and promote malabsor ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
They lower...: Homocysteine, a toxic metabolite in the blood. Homocysteine accelerates atherosclerosis. There or other numerous benefits of these vitamins, which ar ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zach Patrick
12 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: There should be no problem with your playlets. However if you have been taking any aspirin then I would talk to your doctor about this as your platele ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: You can take both together. The Iberet is a vitamin supplement and will have no effect on the birth control pill.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
No veggies or peas: People who don't eat a lot of green vegetables cor peas an become folate (folic acid) deficient. Alcoholics can become folate (folic acid) deficient a ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Different: Iron supplements are taken to avoid anemia. Folic acid is taken to help avoid certain birth defects and also to help prevent anemia.
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Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need more not less!: If you have a problem with two MTHFR genes, you actually need folic acid supplementation. Foods high in folate will help you not hurt you. I usually ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mina Sehhat
Specializes in Pediatrics
Compeletly different: For iron deficiency there is no need for folic acid.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Well, sure: Iron deficiency is the most frequent cause of anemia. If you have already been checked for that, your provider needs to look at several other things ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy VanDell
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fatigue: But typically we recommend everyone trying to conceive supplementing with folate (folic acid) so that should help you.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Anemia and if pregna: Folic acid is needed for hemoglobin formation and Folic Acid deficiency can cause anemia.And if you are pregnant the deficiency can cause birth defect ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Several causes: Vegans are vulnerable to deficiencies in these vitamins because they eat no animal source foods. These deficiencies may show up in alcoholism too. Als ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Isaacs
38 years experience Family Medicine
The same: Folic acid deficiency and folate (folic acid) deficiency are the same thing, just slightly different ways of saying it.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Anemia: Its called megaloblastic anemia, cause the red blood cells are very large. A Folic Acid deficiency can also lead to neurologic problems in unborn chil ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No problem : 1 mg daily is the dose. There is no reason to take more. Taking more is not dangerous.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Different sources : For different viamins. Thera are multiple types of b vitamins, B12 is present only in animal proteins, including dairy. For detailed information on s ... Read More
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Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Stabilize RBCs: Thalassemia can shorten life span of rbcs. Folic acid and vitamin c are the fuel to make new rbcs hence keep hemoglobin stable and prevent sever anemi ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Iron and folate (folic acid) defi: You have deficiency of both iron and folic acid. Need to see whether you have nutritional issues , like food fads. Iron and Folic Acid are rich in gre ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Folic acid/folate: Folate (folic acid) is present in green, leafy vegetables, fruits, grains, cereals, nuts, and meats. Folic acid is the synthetic form of the vitamin t ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rupesh Parikh
25 years experience Medical Oncology
Not related: These are not related. Also recent data shows no clinical significance of having a mrhfr mutation. It is safe for pregnancy and there is no increase r ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Folic acid does not cause edema.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Folic acid: Please go online to "www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/000354.htm" You will find everything you want to know in easy to understand comments.
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A female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Complete workup: You need to find out why you're folate (folic acid) deficient. This may simply involve modifying your diet to include more folate (folic acid)-rich fo ... Read More
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