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Vitamins For A 21 Year Old Female
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You decide: It depends on you. If you're 6'0" and a swimmer, it's probably perfect. Your best weight is what looks and feels right for you and lets you participate in sports successfully. A man does not need any body fat. You can gain muscle as your genetics and your eagerness to do resistance training allow. The "ideal weight" charts are "entertainment only". It's your body. ...Read more
Depends on diet ;...: It's best to get vitamins from our diet but the majority of americans are deficient in vit. D, e ; a ; folate, (folic acid) calcium ; magnesium ; over 1/3 are deficient in vit c, b6 ; zinc, so unless you have an exceptional diet it is reasonable to take a quality multivitamin and 5-8, 000 iu/day of vit d3. See http://bit.Ly/18xyule for a detailed discussion. But vitamins are not a substitute for a healthy diet! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
57-76 kg: Upon reaching adulthood, we don't take age or gender into account when determining appropriate weight, just height. Check out http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm to calculate body mass index (BMI). Normal is 18.5-24.9 while overweight is 25-29.9 & obese is 30+. However, this is just a starting point. Body fat percentage is even more important: don't be skinny fat. ...Read more
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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What is the best fertility treatment for a 20 year old normal female and a 21 year old male with 87% abnormal forms, after trying to conceive for 2yrs?
Calcium and vitaminD: I feel that the benefit of multivitamins may have been exaggerated over the years. No trials have demonstrated clear benefit as far as mortality. There is a benefit for certain types of macular degeneratio. I feel that the most critical supplements for any post menopausal woman is that if calcium and vitamin d.Both contribute to maintaining bone density.You should take 1200mg/d of cal +800iu vd/d. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the best fertility treatment, for a 34 years old female and a 50 years old male trying to conceive for five years though medically okay.
Body Mass Index: You can calculate your bmi at this website depending on your gender, height and weight:. For height there is a normal range of weight that is in yhe healthy zone. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/obesity/bmi/bmicalc.htm. Health risks can also be determined by waist to hip ratio: http://www.Bmi-calculator.Net/waist-to-hip-ratio-calculator/. ...Read more
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
Is it safe to take the vitamin bilberry to maintain eyesight? I am on prozac (fluoxetine) 20 mg and I'm a 21 year old female. I have no other illnesses
Yes: It is generally safe to take bilberry, but keep in mind there is no evidence that bilberry will improve your eyesight. ...Read more
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 21 years old. What will happen if i take vitamin B12 and omega 3 supplements everyday at the prescribed amount? What benefits?
Im 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
An anorectic person: Should be more focused on eating healthy and less concerned about vitamins which wont help if she is starving herself. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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