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What are alternative treatments to taking iron for chronic anemia? It makes me sick when I take it alone or in the form of a multi-vitamin with iron.

What are alternative treatments to taking iron for chronic anemia? It makes me sick when I take it alone or in the form of a multi-vitamin with iron.

Iron is necessary: We can get iron from a number of sources. Meats and green leafy vegetables are good sources. There are also other ways to get iron. Iron can be given in shots or by IV infusion. There are also many different otc types of iron, including liquids like geritol and feosol (ferrous sulfate). ...Read more

Multivitamin (Definition)

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Is it okay to take biotin, iron and a multi vitamin daily?

Is it okay to take biotin, iron and a multi vitamin daily?

Yes but why iron?: This is safe in terms of not having excessive doses of any but few men need to take iron- iron is a pro-oxidant. Other than young children, I only advise iron supplements to menstruating women. Generally men can get adequate iron from diet and excess iron intake increases risk of heart disease and cancer so unless you know you are deficient in iron I would not supplement with it! ...Read more

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MCH 26.1 RDW 15.9. All other counts normal. 53 yr old female. I currently take a multi vitamin with no iron. Should I be taking a multi with iron?

MCH 26.1 RDW 15.9. All other counts normal. 53 yr old female. I currently take a multi vitamin with no iron. Should I be taking a multi with iron?

Depends: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, if you are still having periods take iron, if you are post-menopausal, then iron is not necessary. ...Read more

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If I take a multi vitamin should I continue my 3000 mg of vitamin D as well as iron?

If I take a multi vitamin should I continue my 3000 mg of vitamin D as well as iron?

You may need to: As the amount of iron and vitamin D may not be optimally dosed for you based on any underlying deficiency or co-existing medication condition you have. It isn't uncommon for people to have to supplement a multivitamin when they have coexisting vitamin deficiencies. ...Read more

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I take a multivitamin with iron. Recently though, it makes me nauseous when I take it. Even if I eat first. What's a good vitamin I could take?

I take a multivitamin with iron. Recently though, it makes me nauseous when I take it. Even if I eat first. What's a good vitamin I could take?

Detox first: Periodically detoxing will help reduce nutritional requirment - take a look at my online broadcast on how to detox @ http://drbrown. Tv
daily taking digestive enzymes with probiotics will be helpful to breakdown and digest food better. If you need to know exactly what you need would benefit from gene snp analysis which will identify your unique body needs learn more at http://drbrown. Co (not com). ...Read more

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My doctor says after a slight drop in iron that I should take a multi vitamin and a 300 mg iron pill. I'm scared too take the multi vitamin nd iron : (?

My doctor says after a slight drop in iron that I should take a multi vitamin and a 300 mg iron pill. I'm scared too take the multi vitamin nd iron : (?

No need: No need to take the iron pill for just a slight drop. Just eat lots of iron rich vegetables such as red cabbage and beets and take vitamin c. Vitamin c will increase natural absorption of iron. ...Read more

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Can multivitamin be taken with yogurt? Does it affect iron absorption? And does it affect vitamins efficiency? I take them with yogurt.

Can multivitamin be taken with yogurt? Does it affect iron absorption? And does it affect vitamins efficiency? I take them with yogurt.

Not with yogurt.: You should take vitamins after a meal. Many vitamins require the minerals in food to be used as cofactors to help activate the vitamins in order for them to work more effectively. The calcium and sugar in most commercial yogurt products do not help to improve vitamin absorption. It is best to take iron with vitamin C to improve iron absorption. ...Read more

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Is it okay that I take 18mg of iron because my multivitamin contains iron, which vitamin A-Z are all 100% RDA approved that says on the label.

Is it okay that I take 18mg of iron because my multivitamin contains iron, which vitamin A-Z are all 100% RDA approved that says on the label.

Best get iron-free: The RDA for iron for men is only 8 mg and most obtain that from diet.It's safe to consume more than the RDA of virtually all vits & minerals EXCEPT iron. As a pro-oxidant excess iron increases risk of heart-disease and cancer. Men who lower their iron stores by donating blood at least once a year have a dramatic 88% lower risk of heart attacks! Take an iron-free multi. See multivitaminguide. Org ...Read more

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Can I take an iron supplement prescribed to me for anemia along with a one a day multi vitamin, biotin, and I take nexium (esomeprazole)?

Can I take an iron supplement prescribed to me for anemia along with a one a day multi vitamin, biotin, and I take nexium (esomeprazole)?

Anemia, Nexium (esomeprazole): I admire you for your interest in Health.
Nexium (esomeprazole) decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach.
By reducing stomach acid, Nexium (esomeprazole) may reduce the absorption of iron and make it less effective in treating your Anemia.
It is not for immediate relief of heartburn symptoms.
See your Physician for diagnosis, medication effects and treatment.
Increased acidity can be due to stresses, have Therapy. ...Read more

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How many 1 a day women's multi vitamin with iron to start working in your body?

How many 1 a day women's multi vitamin with iron to start working in your body?

Just one, however: I'm not sure what you mean by start working- even one will increase the amount of vitamins in your body. But there are many far better choices than 1 a day. It has soy which is likely from gmo sources which I consider risky. It has 3 artificial colors that can cause adverse reactions (& are unnecessary), titanium dioxide (a possible carcinogen)& synthetic vit e which is also unhealthy. See comment:. ...Read more

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Is 10 mg of iron in a multi vitamin too much if I do not need extra iron? I took a multi with this amount for the last three days.

Is 10 mg of iron in a multi vitamin too much if I do not need extra iron? I took a multi with this amount for the last three days.

Not a problem: If you get enough iron in your diet (e.g., meats, beans, fortified cereals), and are not low on it somehow (e.g., women losing it with heavy periods) you won't need to take extra iron. However, the amount you mentioned is not a lot of iron. For comparison, a packet of oatmeal has approximately 11 mg of iron. ...Read more

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I accidentally took 45mg of iron among other vitamins when I took two different multivitamin tablets two nights ago. Should I be worried.?

I accidentally took 45mg of iron among other vitamins when I took two different multivitamin tablets two nights ago. Should I be worried.?

Be careful next time: There many and dangerous side from over dosing from iron, I believe what you did most likely you will be okay, black stool. ...Read more

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What multivitamin would you recommend Dr? I've been low in vitamin d in past as well as iron. Any in particular? Thank you!

Any: Any multivitamin will do. There isn't any evidence that taking a multivitamin offers any benefit for anything - although Iron can help if you have heavy periods that lead to mild iron deficiency ...Read more

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I bought vitamins: calcium, iron, & garlic. Is it ok if I drink them once a day being that I bought them individually instead of the multivitamin?

OK, however...: It is fine to have those once a day but I don't believe they are a substitute for a multivitamin; despite the recent study claiming multivits don't work, a good quality multivit is wise for almost everyone to take ; folate (folic acid) is esp. Important for women who could become pregnant. All adults should take 5-8, 000 iu of vit d/day in fall ; winter; if you are taking calcium for bone health d ; k help more! ...Read more

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I have no instance and got denied for 6 months for low iron. Now thar I could go back, I have been taking a multivitamin, iron pill, vitamin C pill to absorb the iron and eating higher iron foods, but its still to low! Should I be worried? I can't really

I have no instance and got denied for 6 months for low iron. Now thar I could go back, I have been taking a multivitamin, iron pill, vitamin C pill to absorb the iron and eating higher iron foods, but its still to low! Should I be worried? I can't really

Iron def anemia: Iron def anemia can be either from iron loss, poor absorption or inadequate intake. Iron lost through bleeding (intestinal, gynecological or from trauma/ surgery). Most of iron absorption take place in proximal intestine (duodenum). One more recently recognizable diseases is celiac disease (allergy to gluten) this can be diagnosed through specific blood work and/ or endoscopy with biopsy. ...Read more

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Iron (Definition)

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