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What are some of medication/vitamins you need to take when you are trying for babies? am 27 years old.

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Prenatal vitamins: Prenatal vitamins are typically full of b vitamins especially folate (folic acid) which if taken prior to getting pregnant lowers risk of spinal tube defects. Some studies suggest benefit to fish (oil) but that data is still early. Otherwise, best to check w/your family doc or OB for their specific recommendations given where you live & your specific medical, surgical & obstetric history.

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A 25-year-old male asked:

I'm 25 years old what vitamins to take for my health?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Vitamins: A good multivitamin is a good idea. It's like an insurance policy for when we don't eat right, don't sleep well, or are especially stressed. Go to a good store or get some guidance because the popular brands are typically very week and not helpful.

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