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Dr. Randy Baker
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Vitamin D (Definition)

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I've vitamin D deficiency 17.5nmol/l and iron deficiency 6.8umol/l there is any problem if i take vitamin D and iron together ?

I've vitamin D deficiency 17.5nmol/l and iron deficiency 6.8umol/l there is any problem if i take vitamin D and iron together ?

No problem: Taking both vitamin D and iron together should not be a problem. Your stomach may be sensitive to one of these drugs so if you have any symptoms such as nausea or pain you should try taking them at different times. ...Read more

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Can i take five vitaminz same time like iron . multivitaminz. vitamin d. hair skin and nail and magnesium together?

Can i take five vitaminz same time like iron . multivitaminz. vitamin d. hair skin and nail and magnesium together?

Check amount : Make sure the supplements offer unique vitamins and minerals. Most hair skin and nails formulas have the same vitamins as any good quality multivitamin. You don't want to take in excess amounts of vitamin A, E or B as they may be toxic. It's always best to obtain your nutrients from a food source that is unprocessed. If each supplement is unique then be make sure to take with a meal. ...Read more

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Can I take biotin, stjohns wort, zinc, fish oil, vitamin d, and iron at the same time daily?

Can I take biotin, stjohns wort, zinc, fish oil, vitamin d, and iron at the same time daily?

Yes, but...: Why? These are generally not needed by most Americans. If you have a specific vitamin deficiency, then use that vitamin. Otherwise, save your money and get a gym membership to exercise routinely. ...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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Can i take iron supplements and vitamin d at the same time?

Can i take iron supplements and vitamin d at the same time?

Yes you can: There is no conflict between iron and vitamin d supplements, and you can take them at the same time. In fact, they often appear together in multivitamins. ...Read more

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I need help with vitamins! where do I go for help ?.My doctor says take iron , sumone else says include vitamin d.....Whehat must i take?

I need help with vitamins!  where do I go for help ?.My doctor says take iron , sumone else says include vitamin d.....Whehat must i take?

Cheap is best: Find the cheapest, general multivitamin with iron you can find. Try your local pharmacy or big box store. Don't buy fancy brands as they are no better. Actually, you'll get all the vitamins you need from a good diet. For iron eat red meat and dark leafy vegetables. Do not take large doses of vitamins. Now, i know there are people who will insist their expensive vitamins are best, but they're wrong. ...Read more

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Sometimes I'm not able to space my meds out. Is it ok if I take Clonazepam, vitamin d, iron, and occasionally an emergenc pack within 1 hr of each oth?

Sometimes I'm not able to space my meds out. Is it ok if I take Clonazepam, vitamin d, iron, and occasionally an emergenc pack within 1 hr of each oth?

Yes : It sounds like you are taking one medication and the rest are supplements . Try to take all supplements together . You should be ok taking Clonazepam within 1 hr of any of those supplements . ...Read more

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Can you raise ferritin levels with high iron diet alone? OR is it similar to vitamin D in that it takes supplements and months to bring up?

Can you raise ferritin levels with high iron diet alone? OR is it similar to vitamin D in that it takes supplements and months to bring up?

Depends: If you have iron deficiency anemia, it will take months with oral iron supplements. Menstruating women are not uncommonly iron deficient and it would be prudent to take oral iron and multivitamins.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Had laparascopic appendectomy 19 days ago. I'm always feeling tired and my muscles hurt. I know I'm lacking vitamins. Can I take iron and vitamin D?

Had laparascopic appendectomy 19 days ago. I'm always feeling tired and my muscles hurt. I know I'm lacking vitamins. Can I take iron and vitamin D?

Yes: It is common to feel tired after any laparoscopic procedure for up to 3-4 weeks, longer if you had any complications. Some of the anesthetic drugs can cause muscle soreness (succinylcholine especially). It is always safe to take normal amounts of vitamins so feel free to do so. ...Read more

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2 periods in one month, doc said to take blood test for clotting, iron (often deficient) and vitamin d. Could these be the causes of this?

2 periods in one month, doc said to take blood test for clotting, iron (often deficient) and vitamin d. Could these be the causes of this?

Possibly: Irregularity periods can have many causes primarily hormonal imbalances. Your doctor has ordered these tests to make sure the irregular periods are not causing more problems and are not directly causing the original issue. I would follow up with your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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MCV 77.4,MCH 24.9, RDW 14.8, HGB 14.8. Ferritin 288. Vit. D27ng. Take Iron 65mg Vitamin D and B12 everyday. cycle of being tired/ pale skin. last a wk?

MCV 77.4,MCH 24.9, RDW 14.8, HGB 14.8. Ferritin 288. Vit. D27ng. Take Iron 65mg Vitamin D and B12 everyday.
cycle of being tired/ pale skin. last a wk?

Hb upper normal, not: ↓: anemia unlikely basis for fatigue. MCV a little↓ c/w ↓iron, yet Hb good: bone marrow has enough iron, B12 & folic acid to make plenty of RBCs. Vit D (D3=what counts) is ↓, common in US. Rec: 70-80 ng/mL, & most Vit Ds (Rx & OTC) do not work well. BioTech D3 50,000 IU 1 of few I have never seen fail, yet dose tracking/adjust key & not likely basis fatigue. Pale=local capillary flow; not=anemia. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take cod liver oil, vitamin b, iron supplements, vitamin d along with multivitamins everyday? or is it too much?

Is it ok to take cod liver oil, vitamin b, iron supplements, vitamin d along with multivitamins everyday? or is it too much?

Likely too much: If you are eating a mixed diet and drinking milk, you probably do not need any supplements. You should avoid iron supplements. If you must, take a multivitamin without iron. ...Read more

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I have GERD , Vegan and I want to take multivitamins& minerals ,omega 3 , iron b12 and calcium and vitamin D. Will my GERD become worse ?

I have GERD , Vegan and I want to take multivitamins& minerals ,omega 3 , iron b12 and calcium and vitamin D. Will my GERD become worse ?

Your doc can give: You something for it after he/she diagnoses it. You can also use dgl, available in the health food store. These capsules are licorice w/out an enzyme that raises blood pressure. They coat the lining of esophagus. Peace and good health. Apple cider vinegar is fine bt please make sure you use the "with the mother" on the label (peelings). Dilute w/water. Peace and good health.. ...Read more

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Will vitamin d and iron give me more energy?

Will vitamin d and iron give me more energy?

Energy vitamin: Vitamind is supposed to be made in skin from sun exposure it can be deficient due to changes in sun exposure and maybe low and therefore needs supplementationfemales in your age group amongst other reasons maybe deficient in iron due to menstural loss and become anemic and may cause symptoms of tiredness and should be replaced other reason for both being low is gluten sestivitu. ...Read more

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What are the causes of vitamin d and iron deficiency besides nutrition?

What are the causes of vitamin d and iron deficiency besides nutrition?

Darkness.bleeding: Vitamin d is can be produced in your body by exposure to sunlight. If you avoid the sun, you will be deficient.
Iron deficiency is mostly through excessive bleed (heavy periods). ...Read more

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What are the causes of vitamin d and iron deficiency besides nutrition?

What are the causes of vitamin d and iron deficiency besides nutrition?

Darkness & Bleeding: Avoiding sunlight causes vitamin d deficiency--rickets tends to occur in northern climes in the winter. The main non-nutritional cause of iron deficiency is bleeding, including menstrual blood loss, which is why women are at greater risk for this than men. Men can become iron deficient due to unseen blood loss from stomach ulcers or intestinal cancers. ...Read more

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What can cause vitamin d and iron deficiency besides nutrition?

What can cause vitamin d and iron deficiency besides nutrition?

Vit D and iron def: Besides dietary causes: vit d deficiency can be seen in inflammatory states in the body as well. Iron deficiency may e form excessive blood loss or destructino ofo rbcs. ...Read more

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What can cause vitamin d and iron deficiency other than nutrition?

What can cause vitamin d and iron deficiency other than nutrition?

Deficiencies : This question is difficult to answer in such a short space. Examples can only be given. Vitamin d deficiency can be caused by kidney disease, for example. Iron deficiency can be due to loss of iron through bleeding, as with menstruation. ...Read more

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Besides poor nutrition, what causes vitamin d and iron deficiency?

Depends: Vitamin d deficiency is usually poor intake or lack of sunlight exposure or both. Iron deficiency can be poor intake, poor absorption, or excessive iron loss, which usually means bleeding. ...Read more

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My baby is 17 month old and i breast feed him but his weight is 9.5 kg and he doesn't eat at all he has low vitamin d and iron is it worrying?

My baby is 17 month old  and i breast feed him but his weight is 9.5 kg and he doesn't eat at all  he has low vitamin d and iron is it worrying?

Yes: Your child certainly needs calory boost along with vitamin and iron supplement. I would suggest gradually wean from breast milk with introduction of toddler formula. Consult with pediatrician for further details. ...Read more

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What distinguishes iron from vitamin d?

What distinguishes iron from vitamin d?

Iron and Vitamin D: Iron is an element important in blood issues and other things, while vitamin d is a vitamin and plays a role in bone health, mental capabilities, and many other things. ...Read more

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Can low iron and vitamin d cause a person to be sick?

Can low iron and vitamin d cause a person to be sick?

Yes.: Both are essential nutrients and do more than protect bones (d), and help make hemoglobin (iron) to prevent anemia. You can be sick in many ways with deficiency of these two nutrients! ...Read more

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Please can I get some advice? - low iron and vitamin d ?

Levels: Need to be checked and monitored by your doc. Cycling women need to be careful with supplementing w/iron. About 60% us folks deficient in d, higher levels w/darker skin. Old d dose though safe was 400. Now we know we need a lot more. Experts say optimal at 50-80 in lab results, although 30 is low normal. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What causes Iron Deficency 10, Low Potassium 3.0 , and Vitamin D Deficency 24....?

What causes Iron Deficency 10, Low Potassium 3.0 , and Vitamin D Deficency 24....?

Abnormalities: Low blood iron levels are usually due to loss of blood rather than dietary deficiencies. In women past or present menstrual bleeding is the commonest cause. Low potassium,if not due to diuretic medications or steroids,may occur with vomiting or diarrhea,and less likely rare glandular problems. Low vit D is due to low calcium intake and lack of Sun exposure.YOur physician knows you best,however. ...Read more

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