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I stop taking all medications for lupus I am now only on vitamins an supplements what vitamins would be best?
Supplements is also known as Vitamins and supplements. 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
I'm a college student so I do not eat very healthily. What types of vitamin/supplements are best? Right now i take biotin, vit-c, and garlic.
Prenatal MVI : The best advice would be to adjust your eating habit. Try to eat better and healthier. Increase vegetable and fruits. In addition, since you are at child bearing age- you should take prenatal multivitamin and also don't forget to take calcium daily ( daily recommendation is 1200-1500mg/day) as you are at the peak age where your body will absorp those calcium supplement effectively. ...Read more
Healthy diet, working out, vitamin supplements & no sex now. Will this help boost my immune system to fight and stop HPV infections (CIN)? Thanks
No: One does not want to just "boost" an immune system. Bad things happen when one's immune response is too little (can get infections, and die from serious ones). Bad things happen when one's immune response is too much (can get auto-immune disorders, where one's own immune system attacks oneself). Life is about balance. Exercise, a healthy diet, and approved supplements are fine, but don't stop HPV. ...Read more
Absolutely: First of all our soils are depleted and no longer contain the same nutrients that were available to us as little as 30 yr ago. To further complicate matters we are a "processed food" society. The more you process a food the more nutrients you deplete. Then there is the issue of over cooking the processed foods. We are eating essentially "dead food". This makes supplementation critical for health. ...Read more
What daily vitamin supplements are truly essential amd healthy. And what is the daily recommended percentage value? Why do some have 1000%
It depends...: All vitamins are, by definition, essential, but most supplements are not essential; it's ideal to get vits from our diet but most people have a poor diet that's deficient in vits. The daily value is the amount that prevents deficiency in most but is not the amount needed for optimal health so it can be beneficial to take extra amounts. We all need to take vit d in winter. See http://bit.Ly/18xyule. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not at all: If you don't have a deficiency, supplements offer no benefit and according to some recent studies may actually cause harm. See september 2012 issue of consumer reports article on the dangers of taking vitamin supplements. The only way to know if you have a deficiency is to be tested for it. See your doctor to discuss test options. ...Read more
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