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Take a whole packet of 5 or 6 heart vitamins from GMC store that come together and one aside for thyroid function. Is this safe??even with medication?

Take a whole packet of 5 or 6 heart vitamins from GMC store that come together and one aside for thyroid function. Is this safe??even with medication?

Maybe, maybe not: It all depends on what is in the vitamins that you take. Anything can be bad for you if the dosage is too high, even things that we think of as natural, like vitamins. Some medications can also interact with vitamins. In particular, thyroid medications and blood thinners can interact with supplements. If you take prescription medications, you could ask your prescribing doctor or your pharmacist. ...Read more

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Can i get all my vitamin levels tested?

Can i get all my vitamin levels tested?

B12 and D: Seem to be the ones that most often require monitoring. Occasionally I will check others like Folate and Thiamine depending on the clinical situation. I check Vit A levels if there is history of positional headache (pseudotumor cerebrii) or problems with night vision. ...Read more

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My diet isn't very healthy, can someone tell me what type vitamin I can take to keep me healthy?

My diet isn't very healthy, can someone tell me what type vitamin I can take to keep me healthy?

No: The solution isn't in a pill, it's to eat a healthier diet. Your question shows that you're looking for an easy answer, one that comes out of a bottle and will not require a life style change. That answer doesn't exist. You want to be healthier? Start with what you eat, move on to how you sleep and how much you exercise. Live better and you'll be healthier. ...Read more

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What is the best vitamin to stay focused?

What is the best vitamin to stay focused?

See below: All vitamins are important. There's no evidence that any single vitamin significantly enhances focus. ...Read more

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Is "nature made" a trusted vitamin company?!

Nature Made: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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How can I take vitamin correctly?

How can I take vitamin correctly?

Please clarify: Your question is a bit vague & thus hard to answer. Need for vitamins will vary based on one's health, age, sex & diet. While there is no substitute for a healthy diet, wise use of supplements may improve immune function & help prevent heart disease, cancer, birth defects etc. I believe every adult should take about 5000 u of vit d during fall & winter. A good quality multivit. Will benefit many. ...Read more

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What is the best men's daily vitamin for general health/well being, that won't far exceed daily recommended values?

What is the best men's daily vitamin for general health/well being, that won't far exceed daily recommended values?

Similar: Most men's daily vitamins are similar (one a day, centrum, e.T.C). Make sure it is a men's vitamin which does not include supplemental iron, which may increase cardiovascular risk. ...Read more

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What vitamin can help to gain weight?

What vitamin can help to gain weight?

None: Eating more calories than you burn off causes weight gain. Eating fewer calories than you burn off causes weight loss. It's really that simple. The hard part, which takes a lot more discussion than this forum allows, is gaining or losing weight in a healthy fashion. That can be quite hard, can involve changing habits and changing life styles. ...Read more

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I want to gain weight what are the best vitamin?

Diet and muscle mass: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for you. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help you increase your body mass. ...Read more

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