A 37-year-old member asked:
is b12 vitamin good for you?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: B12 is essential. I know of no side effects.
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Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
B 12 : Is good for us if needed. Your doctor or a natural health doctor can do lab tests to see if yours is low. If your doc suggests B 12 sublingual tabs work best. The type you swallow is largely destroyed when passing through the gut. Vegetarians are more at risk of low B 12 than meat eaters. Peace and good health.
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Should I take an omega 3 vitamin while I am nursing?
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Pediatrics 27 years experience
Yes: It's probably a good idea. We don't know, exactly, what the "rda" of omega-3 fatty acids should be for nursing moms or babies or children, but we do know that these are important especially for eye and brain development. Good natural sources of omega-3s are oily fish (sardines, mackerel) and flax seed.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Could prenatal vitamins be causing constipation?
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Could prenatal vitamins be causing nausea?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: Yes, some components in prenatal vitamins can cause nausea, especially the iron supplement.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Is it safe to take more than one prenatal vitamin per day?
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Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
Why?: You should stick to your doctor's advice; i generally recommend avoiding more than 1 pnv pill daily mainly due to concerns about hypervitaminosis a - possible teratogen. You can take additional Folic Acid and calcium/iron as needed though, on top of the regular pnv dose.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Can b12 be treated with food and is it good to take vitamins sweets for it or is it just tablets and injections?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Addiction Medicine 46 years experience
Injections: Most people get plenty of B-12 from their diet. A few with pernicious anemia lack a factor that helps absorb B 12 and require injections to get the vitamin they need.
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