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What kind of vitamins should a 21 year old female take? I'm tired and weak all the time. I had heavy bleeding for the last 3 months (i fixed that)

What kind of vitamins should a 21 year old female take? I'm tired and weak all the time. I had heavy bleeding for the last 3 months (i fixed that)

Need Medical Exam: You need medical evaluation, not necessarily vitamins. Fatigue could be from anemia and many other conditions. See doctor soon. In the event that you are healthy and just tired, prenatal vitamins can be a good start. You don't have to be pregnant to take them. Many women use them as a regular daily supplement. ...Read more

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What daily vitamins do you recommend for a 21 year old female?

What daily vitamins do you recommend for a 21 year old female?

Iron,: You notes mention heavy periods. I would definitely recommend an iron supplement for a menstruating female with heavy periods. You need to replace the iron that is lost with the blood flow from your period. ...Read more

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Hi im 21 years old, im a female and I would like to know what kind of vitamins do I need to take everyday!? Thank's

Hi im 21 years old, im a female and I would like to know what kind of vitamins do I need to take everyday!? Thank's

PNV: If you eat healthy and avoid junk food, soda, and fast food, you don't need to take any vitamins except maybe prenatal vitamins (any brand). If you are vegetarian (better), you really don't need any vitamins except possibly prenatal (although you'll be getting enough folate). If you are vegan, the only vitamin that you definitely need to take is B12 supplements. ...Read more

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I am taking prozac (fluoxetine) 20 mg and I hardly have any libido. I am 21 years old, female. Are there any vitamins or anything I could do to get it back?

I am taking prozac (fluoxetine) 20 mg and I hardly have any libido. I am 21 years old, female. Are there any vitamins or anything I could do to get it back?

Discuss with your Dr: I have found that this is a rather common side effect of my patients on various SSRI medications.

I think there are some ways to help, but I would start with discussing the problem with your prescribing Dr. Some patients find this a temporary side effect, while others need to add another medication or change their medication. ...Read more

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Hi im joyce, im 21 years old. My problem is im only 32 kls.5'1 in height. I need a vitamins that will help me to gain my weight. Thanks for answerin?

Hi im joyce, im 21 years old. My problem is im only 32 kls.5'1 in height. I need a vitamins that will help me to gain my weight. Thanks for answerin?

Vitamins not helpful: Sometimes an iron deficiency can affect one's appetite, but not to the degree that you are underweight. You should see your md to rule out a medical or psychological problem causing your excessive thinness. It is very unlikely to be a vitamin deficiency of any kind. ...Read more

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What vitamins should I take iam 21 years old with low vitamin D according to my doctors. I been drinking D3 50000mcg once a week! What else can I dri?

What vitamins should I take iam 21 years old with low vitamin D according to my doctors. I been drinking D3 50000mcg once a week! What else can I dri?

Low D: You are doing the right things. Please be patient. Low Vitamin D levels are very common and are often treated with high dose supplements for a couple of months. After stopping the high dose you should take 5000 units of D3 daily to keep your levels healthy. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I am 21 years old. What will happen if I take vitamin B12 and omega 3 supplements everyday at the prescribed amount? What benefits?

I am 21 years old. What will happen if I take vitamin B12 and omega 3 supplements everyday at the prescribed amount? What benefits?

Nothing: At your age, unless you have specific medical conditions that require those items, the supplements would be of no use at all. ...Read more

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I'm 21 years old what benefits will taking vitamin B12 pills and fish oil pills do for me? I need more energy. What supplements can I take? Thanks.

I'm 21 years old what benefits will taking vitamin B12 pills and fish oil pills do for me? I need more energy. What supplements can I take? Thanks.

Living Life: I know of no physician that would recommend vitamins or supplements to a healthy 21 yo male. Energy comes from being active, getting good sleep unencumbered by alcohol or other drugs. The most accurate advice would also to be living a life that includes very little sugars and regular cardiovascular exercise. One should not assume that pills will give you good health. Good health activities do. ...Read more

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Hi, im 21 and a female what vitamins should I be taking eveyday? Thank's

Hi, im 21 and a female what vitamins should I be taking eveyday? Thank's

Not: Really need a vitamin if eating healthy. If trying to conceive start prenatal vitamin otherwise multivitamin will be okay. Avoid mega doses of vitamins marketed as miracle pills. ...Read more

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What vitamins should an underweight, anorectic 21yr old women take?

What vitamins should an underweight, anorectic 21yr old women take?

An anorectic person: Should be more focused on eating healthy and less concerned about vitamins which won't help if she is starving herself. ...Read more

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I'm a 21yr old girl wondering what vitamins and supplements I should start taking- I prefer not too but it seems like that's a must do?

I'm a 21yr old girl wondering what vitamins and supplements I should start taking- I prefer not too but it seems like that's a must do?

Not necessarily: If you eat a healthy whole food diet with plenty of veggies, some fruits & nuts, quinoa & plant based proteins/beans & you will feel great. Vitamins are important for people who do not have access to healthy foods, have GI malabsorption issues, are picky eaters or have other issues. "If you eat well you will not need medicine, and if you do not eat well no amount of medicine will help you! " ...Read more

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What vitamins should I take 26 year old female?

What vitamins should I take 26 year old female?

Healthy diet: Generally, a healthy diet should include all the vitamins which are necessary. With that said, you should check with your doctor. He may desire to do blood tests looking at certain levels. Prenatal vitamins should be important if you are pregnant, or expecting pregnancy. ...Read more

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Which vitamins should a 20 year old female take daily?

Which vitamins should a 20 year old female take daily?

None: You should eat a wholesome diet rich with fruits, vegetables, nuts, beans, whole grains and some wild fish like salmon and cod, and get at least 15-30 minutes of sun each day. If you do that, you don't need any extra vitamins. ...Read more

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What types of vitamins should a 20 year old female take?

What types of vitamins should a 20 year old female take?

Multivitamin: If eating a healthy diet probably no vitamins needed, but multi vitamin with vitamin b and 400 units of vitamin d may be helpful. ...Read more

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I am an 18 year old female what vitamins are recommended for me? I really am lost at this one?

I am an 18 year old female what vitamins are recommended for me? I really am lost at this one?

General multivitamin: If you eat a healthy diet you don't need to have a vitamin. If you are not the greatest with your diet, then as a young female you should take a general multivitamin with iron (to avoid anemia associated with having periods) designed for woman. A cheap generic vitamin with iron is fine! If you are thinking of getting pregnant in the next 6 months, it should have 400mg of Folic Acid in the vitamin. ...Read more

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What kind of vitamins should a 15 year old be taking? What kind of vitamins should a 15 year old female be taking?

What kind of vitamins should a 15 year old be taking? What kind of vitamins should a 15 year old female be taking?

Most: Most adolescents who eat well balanced meals do not necessarily need a multivitamins. Fresh fruits and vegetables offer ample vitamins and minerals.
Many young women and adolescents don't have enough calcium in their diet. It is a good to take calcium supplements (fortified with vitamin d) - such as regular tums, calcium pills or calcium chews. The current recommended daily dose is 1000 to 1500 mg of calcium with vitamin d per day, divided into at least two doses, in addition to other food rich in calcium such as dairy products. ...Read more

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What vitamins are recommended for an 18 year old female like myself? I really don't know what vitamins are best for me.

What vitamins are recommended for an 18 year old female like myself? I really don't know what vitamins are best for me.

Multivitamin ; Vit D: While it's best to get nutrients from our diet, most americans are deficient in vitamins ; minerals so it's wise to take a good quality multivitamin. See http://bit. Ly/1b36cq0 for independent ratings of 101 brands- any in the top 30 are great! But everyone should also take 5-8000 iu of vit d3 in fall ; winter months to achieve optimal levels- take year-round if you don't get much mid-day sun. ...Read more

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What is a good vitamin for a 20 year old female?

What is a good vitamin for a 20 year old female?

Depends: I have a list of vitamins on my site drfairchild. Blogspot. Com
vitamin c, d, e, b are generally good to take.
Take e in lower doses. C in 500 mg twice daily, b as a complex. ...Read more

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What is the best type of vitamin to take for a 22-year-old female?

What is the best type of vitamin to take for a 22-year-old female?

Prenatal vitamins: If you are going to take a vitamin, it might as well be one with folate (folic acid)..... Truth be told, if you eat a good diet you don't need one until you become pregnant. ...Read more

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I ate more than 15 gummy vitamins, have I caused myself permanent damage? I am really nervous I am a 19 year old female, about 120 lbs

I ate more than 15 gummy vitamins, have I caused myself permanent damage? I am really nervous I am a 19 year old female, about 120 lbs

No: You will have not caused yourself permanent harm by ingesting this many gummy vitamins. You will urinate out the excess vitamins. On a separate note, was this intentional, or did you think they were regular gummy candy? ...Read more

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What should my vitamin D level be. I'm a 56 year old female.

What should my vitamin D level be. I'm a 56 year old female.

Normal level: Less than 20 is considered deficiciency, 20-29 is considered insufficiency, 30 to 80 is considered optimal. Above 80 is high ...Read more

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What vitamins should a 17 year old female take? She's in sports as well

Multi vitamin: A high quality multivitamin with minerals and iron. Take some extra vitamin d 3000-5000 iu daily especially from sept to april. ...Read more

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I'm a 20 year old female 115 am I underweight? What vitamins can I take to gain weight?

I'm a 20 year old female 115 am I underweight? What vitamins can I take to gain weight?

Need more info: If you are short....5 feet 3 inches or so, 115 pounds may be a fine weight. This all depends on your bone structure and body fat. If you are taller, 115 may be underweight. Vitamins don't really help with healthy weight gain: best to eat frequent, every 2-3 hours, high caloric density food. This includes high protein and healthy carbs: whole wheat bread/cereal/pasta, and reasonable fat. ...Read more

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I'm a 53 year old female. Do you know if GNC mega vita-mom premium performance is a good vitamins for me and my 12 year old son to take?

I'm a 53 year old female. Do you know if GNC mega vita-mom premium performance is a good vitamins for me and my 12 year old son to take?

Please clarify: I tired to look this up but could not find a vitamin with this name so please ask again with the correct name. I did check some GNC multivitamins and in general they have good ingredients but also have some toxic additives like titanium dioxide and sucralose that are unnecessary. Some vitamins are MUCH better than others- see https://www. Multivitaminguide. Org
for independent ratings of 101 vits. ...Read more

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What foods should I eat to increase my vitamin D3 intake? (37 year old female)

What foods should I eat to increase my vitamin D3 intake? (37 year old female)

Vitamin D3: The body makes vitamin d3 when ever sun shines on your skin. If you want to get more vitamin d3, then the easiest way is to take vitamin d3 supplement pill daily, as foods do not contain very much d3. ...Read more

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I'm a 22 year old female. My vitamin D test result was 13.46 ng/dl. Is it low? If low, what meds can I take to improve it & how much?

I'm a 22 year old female. My vitamin D test result was 13.46 ng/dl. Is it low? If low, what meds can I take to improve it & how much?

It's low: If 2000-5000 IU of OTC Vit D does not help you can have your doctor Rx a 50, 000 IU capsule to take once a week for a few weeks, than monthly ...Read more

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What vitamins and supplements should a 22 year old healthy female take?

What vitamins and supplements should a 22 year old healthy female take?

Multivitamin/iron/D: It is always best to get nutrients from our diet, but most people do not get optimal amounts of all needed nutrients from our diet, so a well-rounded multivitamin with minerals is a good insurance policy to assure you are getting optimal nutrition. Menstruating women often will benefit from a vitamin that also supplies iron. Most people also benefit from taking vitamin d-see comments for details. ...Read more

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Iam a 47 year old female. I want to start taking a multi vitamin what should I take. I also have high blood pressure?

Iam a 47 year old female. I want to start taking a multi vitamin what should I take. I also have high blood pressure?

None: If you have a balance diet and no absorption issues, vitamins are not needed. Expensive vitamins not much different from cheap ones. In general vitamins won't affect bp. ...Read more

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I'm 21 and my vitamin d test result was 23, what is the optimal range for it? I want to be pragnant 6 month later, what is best level for being ready?

I'm 21 and my vitamin d test result was 23, what is the optimal range for it? I want to be pragnant 6 month later, what is best level for being ready?

Vitamind D: Normal levles of vitamin are over 30, optimal levels are probably somewhat higher. Vit d will fluctuate based on time of year and is typically lower in the winter. The big issue with vitamin d deficiency is on bone health, low vit d is a risk for osteoporosis. ...Read more

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I am a 48 year old female who has just started working a 3rd shift job. 11:30 pm thru 7:30 am, and am having trouble adjusting. Would a multivitamin or b complex vitamin help?

I am a 48 year old female who has just started working a 3rd shift job. 11:30 pm thru 7:30 am, and am having trouble adjusting. Would a multivitamin or b complex vitamin help?

I: I don't know your entire case, medical status, or physical examination so I cannot tell you for sure what the problem or solution is. But I can offer the following advice. You may have shift work sleep disorder, which is very common in night shift workers. This is due to misalignment of your circadian rhythm. I would find a sleep medicine expert nearby for a full consultation to determine what the best course of action would be. If you cannot find a sleep medicine physician, you would start with your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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How long it takes for pain to resolve due to vitamin d deficiency age 21 my levels were 8 ng ml and one month after that they were 77.4 ng/ ml?

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How long it takes for pain to resolve due to vitamin d deficiency age 21 my levels were 8 ng ml and one month after that they were 77.4 ng/ ml?

Here are some...: Vitamin-D deficiency may cause bony pain but with wide degree among the patients, but the pain at the site may result from various reasons such disorders in regional or local muscles, joints, or / and nerves, and even from so-called referring pain from far site. To sort things out, follow instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. And Vit-D deficiency-related pain should improve.... ...Read more

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24 year old female who is getting bald. Should I take specific vitamins/medication/oils? I tried minoxidil it didn't work.

24 year old female who is getting bald. Should I take specific vitamins/medication/oils? I tried minoxidil it didn't work.

Workup: There are a number of potential reasons for hair loss. Recommend a dermatological assessment to see if cause can be determined. That would allow for a specific targeted treatment plan. Take care. ...Read more

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I am 38 year old female with hypothyroidism, vitamin d and b deficiencies and highly suspected aldh 2 enzyme deficiency. How does this all tie in?

I am 38 year old female with hypothyroidism, vitamin d and b deficiencies and highly suspected aldh 2 enzyme deficiency. How does this all tie in?

ALDH is seperate: Limit alcohol as your risk for cancer is increased. Hypothyroidism can affect digestion and absorption which can promote deficiencies. B12 def can also affect your thyroid function. Consider gluten sensitivity also as this can tie in. ...Read more

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Will vitamin B12 injections help loss of sensation in the feet for an 81-year-old female with diabetic neuropathy?

Possibly.: You can check vitamin B12 in blood to see if levels are normal or not. Oral supplemetation can be effective as well.
Metanx is a rx that has l-methyl folate, (folic acid) b6 and B12 works very well for diabetic neuropathy. ...Read more