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Can I Take Calcium Supplements While Breastfeeding
A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more
Can I take a calcium supplement while breastfeeding? My son has a dairy allergy and I'm worried I'm not getting the calcium I need.
I am experiencing slight pain in knees post workout at gym. I am a 32 year old female. Should i take calcium supplements?
Depends.: Taking calcium does not preclude you from taking other supplements like Folic Acid or vitamin d. But "dietary supplement" means different things to different people. It's best to take the supplements you're taking in to your doctor and have a discussion with them about their safety and efficacy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should I take calcium supplements while taking Alendronate? I get 2 different opinions. Some yes, some no.
Calcium: A low dose of calcium will do you no harm and in fact be quite helpful. The calcium is available in many sizes - please take the lowest dose of calcium. If, after a week or two, you don't think you are taking enough calcium, please contact your primary doctor so you can be examined. ...Read more
I'm 27,allergetic to dairy.so I take calcium supplements 2pills daily and each pill has 500mg calcium and 400iu vitD.is it enough ?
I take fish oil 3x a day after each meal (breakfast/lunch/dinner) but when should I take calcium supplements?
Is it good to take fish oil thrice a day after each meal (breakfast/lunch/dinner) but when should I take calcium supplements?
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
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