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A 19-year-old female asked:

I exercise, eat well, take vitamins for energy and focus, do light therapy, sleep well, and still no energy. suggestions?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nicole Craven
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Vitamin def not rare: Many women of your age need extra b vitamins and are deficient in vitamin d. I would recommend seeing your doctor and having blood work including a vitamin d level, thyroid tests and a vitamin test called spectrocell. I find almost everyone is lacking essential vitamins and minerals, even in sunny florida! also a clean diet helps tremendously. Look up michael pollan to help guide you.
Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 42 years experience
See your MD: See your md and inquire about having a routine panel of bloodwork done. You might also need a B12 assessment. Would want to rule out anemia. May also recommend a dietary assessment. Smart to be asking about this at your age ! good luck.

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