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Can prenatal vitamins cause nausea?

Can prenatal vitamins cause nausea?

Yes: Absolutely they can cause nausea. Be sure to take them on a full stomach, as this can help. If the nausea persists, try a different prenatal vitamin. There are many to choose from. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Gastritis (Definition)

Inflammation associated with mucosal injury in the stomach. Gastritis is commonly a result of infectious or autoimmune diseases, although it can also result from drugs, extreme stress ...Read more


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Can prenatal vitamins cause cramps?

Can prenatal vitamins cause cramps?

No.: They shouldn't cause cramping. Make sure you stay hydrated and get some exercise! ...Read more

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Do prenatal vitamins cause bloating?

Do prenatal vitamins cause bloating?

Prenatal vit: Some prental vitamins can have side effects like nausea, vomiting, bloating etc, it depends how you take them and what ingredients it has. ...Read more

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Can prenatal vitamins cause diarrhea?

Can prenatal vitamins cause diarrhea?

Yes: It is possible that it might be the cause if you've started taking it and nothing else has changed in your diet. ...Read more

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Can prenatal vitamins or other vitamins cause wilson disease?

Can prenatal vitamins or other vitamins cause wilson disease?

No: Prenatal vitamins taken during pregnancy offer more help than potential side-effects unless a woman already has a severe metabolic problem. Wilson disease is a metabolic problem causing an over accumulation of copper. Vitamins do not cause it. However, vitamins can contain an excess of certain minerals and may not be necessary in the non-pregnant state. ...Read more

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Do prenatal vitamins cause weight gain?

Do prenatal vitamins cause weight gain?

No: Prenatal vitamin tablets or capsules have almost no calories, so they do not cause weight gain. Children's gummy vitamins, if taken at "adult" doses, could add 40-80 calories a day to a person's total daily caloric intake. Some "vitamin" beverages have a lot of calories. ...Read more

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Can prenatal vitamins cause pregnancy symptoms?

Can prenatal vitamins cause pregnancy symptoms?

No not that: I know of, prenatal vitamins can cause nausea in some people whether they are preg or not, but they do not cause any other sxs associated with preg. ...Read more

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Are prescription based prenatal vitamins better formulated than OTC vitamins? Do they cause less nausea? Any advantages compared to otc?

Are prescription based prenatal vitamins better formulated than OTC vitamins? Do they cause less nausea? Any advantages compared to otc?

NO, NO & NO: Prescription-based prenatals on average cost more than otc. They are not better formulated, are often more difficult to absorb & offer no advantages. Prescription or not, avoid vitamins with unnecessary additives like artificial colors & titanium dioxide. Capsules may be better than tablets. Ideally they should have folate (folic acid) as l-5-mthf.
http://pregnancy.about. Com/cs/prenatalvitamins/a/aa043000a.htm. ...Read more

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Can taking prenatal vitamins while trying to get pregnant cause your period to be late?

Unlikely: But stress of any sort, including anxiety over getting pregnant, can delay your cycle. See your doctor for a pregnancy test. Taking a pre-natal vitamin before you conceive with at least. 4 mg of Folic Acid (or folate)...Most have 1 mg. ......Is excellent! ...Read more

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I started taking Vitafusion prenatal vitamins gummies 2 weeks ago & now have a yeast infection. I haven't had one in 10 years. Is this the cause?

I started taking Vitafusion prenatal vitamins gummies 2 weeks ago & now have a yeast infection. I haven't had one in 10 years. Is this the cause?

Coincidence likely: Taking vitamins should not cause you to get a yeast infection. It is probably a timing coincidence. Unless those vitamins have something in them besides vitamins, always check the ingredients! If you're pregnant, yeast infections are common in pregnant women since they become more susceptible to them. ...Read more

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We recently decided to ttc. I started taking prenatal vitamins. Now I am having pains in my lower right stomach. Could the vitamins cause this?

We recently decided to ttc. I started taking prenatal vitamins. Now I am having pains in my lower right stomach. Could the vitamins cause this?

It's possible: Prenatal vitamins (PNV), and/or other types of vitamins, can cause stomach discomfort. Some PNV can also cause constipation which could be the cause of your discomfort. You can continue taking the same PNV to see if the problem resolves as your body gets use to them or you can try a different form of PNV. Drinking lots of fluids, especially water and getting regular exercise may be helpful. ...Read more

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I'm premenopausal and my doctor wanted me to take prenatal vitamins for extra iron. Ever since I started taking them I feel tired. What is the cause?

I'm premenopausal and my doctor wanted me to take prenatal vitamins for extra iron. Ever since I started taking them I feel tired. What is the cause?

Fatigue: Fatigue can have many possible causes, including inadequate rest, anemia, thyroid disease, pregnancy, stress, some medications. Your doctor can help sort this out. ...Read more

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Will it cause problems or birth defects if my wife wasn't taking prenatal vitamins when she found out she was pregnant?

Will it cause problems or birth defects if my wife wasn't taking prenatal vitamins when she found out she was pregnant?

You can't know: All health recommendations are a based on chances of outcomes. Smoking increases your risk of lung cancer and heart disease but not everybody who smokes gets those diseases. And some who don't smoke, get them anyway. Same with vitamins preventing birth defects, its a good idea, but there are no certainties either way. ...Read more

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Been experiencing anxiety and sadness off and on. I'm not pregnant but taking prenatal vitamins, Could this be the cause?

Very unlikely but...: This is unlikely but possible, esp. If you are taking a poor quality vitamin with toxic additives like artificial colors or GMO-derived ingredients. You might also be allergic to some of its ingredients. In general quality vitamins have been shown to be beneficial for anxiety. Try stopping for a couple weeks &/or try different brand. See http://tinyurl. Com/mzrkbx8
& http://multivitaminguide. Org/ ...Read more

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Can 50 mg of mag oxide in prenatal vitamins cause watery watery stools? Just found out I'm pregnant, just started these today, 1-2hrs later, diarrhea

Can 50 mg of mag oxide in prenatal vitamins cause watery watery stools? Just found out I'm pregnant, just started these today, 1-2hrs later, diarrhea

Not likely: Although high doses of magnesium can cause diarrhea, 50 mg is not likely to be the cause. 500 mg might cause diarrhea in a few folks--but it usually takes in excess of 1, 000-2, 000 mg for diarrhea to result. ...Read more

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Can prenatal vitamins cause joint pain? Or Breast pain?

Can prenatal vitamins cause joint pain? Or Breast pain?

No: These symptoms that are commonly associated with pregnancy are not caused by vitamins (which are required by the body, always present in the body, and are in all foods). ...Read more

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What would cause elevated liver enzymes of alt 70 and ast 36? I don't drink, only take 250 mg magnesium and prenatal vitamins for nursing.

What would cause elevated liver enzymes of alt 70 and ast 36? I don't drink, only take 250 mg magnesium and prenatal vitamins for nursing.

Probably not a worry: Those levels are really borderline high. If your not ill and have no other symptoms I would just get it rechecked in a month or so and don't lose sleep over it. ...Read more

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Would gastritis cause malabsorption of vitamins, such as D, B12?

Would gastritis cause malabsorption of vitamins, such as D, B12?

Gastritis: Certain forms of gastritis destroy cells that secrete intrinsic factor which is essential for absorption of vitamin B12. This can also alter th pH in the GI tract and influence other functions. Vit D is a fat soluble vitamin that is not dependent on the stomach for absorption. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with gastritis. However I'm still confused about what caused gastritis in me. I'm 27 male. I had vitamin D deficiency. So doctors prescribed me to take calcium pills with vitamin D pills. I have been taking 60, 000 IU vitamin D pills

I have been diagnosed with gastritis. However I'm still confused about what caused gastritis in me. I'm 27 male. I had vitamin D deficiency. So doctors prescribed me to take calcium pills with vitamin D pills. I have been taking 60, 000 IU vitamin D pills

Gastritis, Stress: I understand your concern
Gastritis can be due to:
Long-term use of Aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and Naproxen (Aleve, Anaprox)
Excessive alcohol use
H. Pylori Bacteria
Stress
60, 000 IU vitamin D. is very high dose. It may increase calcium levels in Hyperparathyroidism and Tuberculosis which may result in kidney stones.
See a Gastroenterologist and Internist.
Psychiatrist for Therapy. ...Read more

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Best prenatal vitamins to take?

Ideally with 5-MTHF: Most prenatals are fairly similar but there's a subtle yet important difference. About 30% of people can't convert Folic Acid to its active form, l-5-mthf, so to be on the safe side it's best to take one with that form like prenatal nutrients (pure encapsulations), basic prenatal (thorne) or prenatal pro (designs for health). These also have biotin, which is important, & natural e, not synthetic. ...Read more

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When should you take prenatal vitamins?

When should you take prenatal vitamins?

Three months before: Three months before your pregnancy if you can anticipate. ...Read more

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When should you start prenatal vitamins?

Before pregnancy!: If you are planning on getting pregnant then it is wise to start prenatal vitamins before you are pregnant to assure you are getting adequate Folic Acid to prevent a birth defect called neural tube defect. Most people don't know they are pregnant until the fetus is 2-3 weeks old. It is crucial to have adequate Folic Acid in those initial days of development, so don't wait until you know for sure! ...Read more

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When should you stop taking prenatal vitamins?

When should you stop taking prenatal vitamins?

No rules: There is no benefit to you with the extra cost prenatal vitamins. Not sure why you would be taking them over any other brand of multi-vitamin. ...Read more

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What happen if you take two prenatal vitamins?

What happen if you take two prenatal vitamins?

Nausea?: Some pregnant women get anusea from prenatal vitamins taken during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. Otherwise it's harmless. ...Read more