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Iron Supplements For Men Over 50
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
Iron saturation= 10 %. All else normal, no anemia. On supplements for vit B deficiency. Do I need iron supplements to help with fatigue and rls ?
Would biotin & iron vitiamins help to have. Nice healthy hair & thicker stronger hair? If so also how much of iron & biotin mcg do I need to take ?
Says online iron dose for anemic toddler should be 3 to 6 mg daily, why does flintstones vitamins w/iron contain 18mg??
My 4 yr old ate 15 multivitamin gummies. They do not contain iron. They do contain 750iu vitamin a & 200iu vitamin d. Pc said she is ok. Do you agree?
Iron saturation= 10.5%. No anemia. Dr. told me to take over counter iron supplements, freq. unspecified. Is 1 a wk good to not get overload ? Thanks
No: If you are having periods, you are losing iron each month and iron deficiency is not uncommon in women during their reproductive years. You should follow your doctor's prescription and take at least 120 mg of iron per day. Take the pill with meals and if constipation is an issue, take a fiber laxative. You may consult this site for info: http://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/articles/oral-iron-supplementation ...Read more
I'm prescribed levothyroxine (125 micrograms) do I need to take a T4 supplement too & can I get this from health food shops if so ?
Can vitamin d3 supplement help me if my vitamin d level is low (24) according to lab range? I read that supplements don't do much. Any insight?
D3 supplementation: will raise your D3 level. Please do as your doc recommends but 24 is very low. Experts suggest between 50 and 80 for a D level. As Mark Twain once said: "Be careful what you read about health; you may die of a misprint." Peace and good health. ...Read more
What are some healthy food choices for soneone who has iron deficiency? How do you boost up your iron levels?
Iron rich foods: Foods such a leafy green vegetables (kale), lean red meats, beans, shellfish, nuts and fortified cereals are high in iron. The iron will be absorbed more readily if eaten with foods that contain Vitamin C such as bell peppers, parsley, broccolli, orange juice, kiwi, cooked tomatoes and strawberries. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Please suggest some iron contained food items to overcome iron deficieny anemia as i feel so.. Not evaluated yet. 27 year old female.?
Anemia: young women: If you are anemic you haveto be evaluated. It could be from heavy periods vs. Dietary deficiency vs other more sesrious conditions. If your anemia is chronic it could also be form a condition called thal. Minor. See your md asap so you cna have the right treatment as the treatmnet may differ depending on the cause. If it is dietary deficiency, could be iron def. Vs. Other vit. B or Folic Acid def. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What was your Hb : What was your hb to start with. ...Read more
Age 65, Vit D3 level 101 (100 is high at Labcorp). Calcium is 9.2 to 10 (normal). Do I need to continue extra calcium for bones?
Prior ca patient
No problem: Hi. That 25-hydroxyvitamin D level is no problem. If you're taking vitamin D supplements, you could cut the dose back, because I doesn't help more to have it that high, but it will do no harm. Vitamin D helps your body absorb calcium in the intestines, but it does not take the place of calcium. Reasonable total daily calcium intake (diet + any supplements) should be in the neighborhood of 1,500 mg ...Read more
Iron levels are 11. 27 weeks pregnant. Prenatals have 45mg of iron. Do i need a supplement? If so, what brand is good?
Yes: How is your ferritin? Yes, you will need to get iron supplement. Any otc brand is good as long as you can tolerate it . Take it at least twice a day- i fyou can. Take it in the morning , empy stomach and drink it with orange juice to increase absorption of the iron. Please discuss with your OB in detail. Also increase food that is rich in iron. Read- www.Ironrichfood.Org. ...Read more
What would you recommend/use as good B12 only supplement brand ( less bad inactive ingredients & easy absorbing).
Trader Joe's: Has a good B12 sublingual tablet that is easily absorbed. ...Read more
For 57+ F how to make sure VitD & Calcium obtained from supplements don't get lost over time ? Is there any natural way to preserve the same ?
Stable: Don't worry about the expiration dates on these products. They will last long past those dates with full potency as long as they did not get exposed to heat. ...Read more
My age is 42 years & vegetarian female.So do I need to take iron supplement & l have a normal diet and if yes then how much?
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