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Vitamins For Fibroids
Mainly for pregnancy: to protect the neural tube of the baby to make Mom & Baby strong. This might still be helpful during post partum while nursing. However, normally a woman's formula for Mom is good. Breast milk is best for baby to provide all the nutrients, fats, and amino acids necessary for the baby's growth and development. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. 1 of every 3 women of child-bearing age have these tumors and up to 80% of african-american women have fibroids. They are often asymptomatic but they can also cause significant symptoms. It is the most common cause of heavy menstrual bleeding. Pelvic pain and increased urinary frequency ...Read more
Different options: Treatment options:1- watchful waiting for minimal fibroid symptoms or when nearing menopause. 2- nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). Birth control hormones (pill, patch, or ring), an intrauterine device, progestin shot (depo-provera) every 3 months for the heavy bleeding, 3- surgical removal for large symptomatic fibroids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some...: The ingredients of all marketed prostate supplements have been similar to comprise multiple vitamins, minerals notably zinc, lycopene, saw palmetto, pygeum africanum, bee pollen, beta-sitosterol, etc. These have not been well studied to prove their long-term benefits as experienced by most people used them although some may swear by. So, you may try & see if money allows. Best wish... ...Read more
For gyn dr's only . Does taking tasly phytosoy tablets help balance up the imbalance hormones ? Can these pills make fibroids with one with fibroids?
Unsure: Unfamiliar with this product. Phytosoy varies in function and potency or how stong it is. General, soy can act as an estrogen, so a person low on estrogen effect in certain areas of body may benefit. Fibroids are generally fed by estrogen so too much soy may cause growth. Natural Progesterone would be of greater benefit to counter the effects of estrogen and hopefully slow fibroid growth. ...Read more
Many can help: Alcoholism has a strong genetic/physiological basis.Alcoholics are often addicted to sugar, caffeine & tobacco & have higher needs for certain vitamins. A healthy diet with high doses of vitamin b3 & vit c may be helpful. Zinc, b6, manganese & essential fatty acids can help too.Social support/counseling is also helpful.See http://www.The-alcoholism-guide.Org/orthomolecular-alcoholism-treatment.Html. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It depends on:: All adults need to take 5-8000 iu/day of Vitamin D3 in fall and winter months as we can not get any D from the sun (unless in the deep South). We can get adequate D from spending time in the mid-day sun in spring and summer, but if you don't get much sun or use sunscreen then it is reasonable to take D year-round. See http://tinyurl.com/m67hmkg ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: I don't know how that popular myth got started, but i know of no credible evidence that vitamin tablets do anything for hair or nails. Biotin (available in any health food store) does promote hair and nail growth (5000 units/day) if taken regularly. ...Read more
I have menorrhagia. I get 5-6 iron infusion/yr. lysteda vs endometrial ablation (i don’t care for pregnancy). What are pros/cons for each?
If u are getting: Iron infusions, u need to have a da vinci robot hysterectomy and then u will not bleed at all, I do ablations in office and if i could garantee u it would get rid of all of your bleeding that would be the way to go but it doesn't always work and I use Lysteda , but in your case u need it out and the robot is the least invasive way and make sure the doc does many robots not just a few. ...Read more
There is a: wide safety margin on vitamins. Check the ingredients; these particular vitamins will tend to have a bit more calcium but otherwise not that different and a wide safety margin. except for costing more, not really a problem. Thru the main page, you can connect directly to me to ask more detailed questions http://www.nerdpocalypse.net ...Read more
Can I take a women's multivitamin, magnesium, zinc, b12, super b complex and asian panax daily? Age 22
No: There are no herbs proven to help with fibroids. For that matter, there are no medications that permanently treat fibroids. Medications may provide temporary help with fibroids or help for years. Surgery is the only permanent cure for fibroids. For some women, their fibroids will shrink after menopause. ...Read more
I am B12 defiency.i get injections for life.is it safe for me to buy vitamin tablets for all vitamins including b12. Like centrim?
Yes: However, you must continue to take the injections. Many people, presumably including you, cannot absorb the vitamin if taken orally. ...Read more