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Vitamins For Gastric Bypass Patients
What's the vitamin(s) requirement for pregnant gastric bypass patients? Adding a pre-natal on top of the vitamins i already take seems too much. Surgery was over five years ago. All blood work ok.
Today i started to smell metal, i do not have any symptoms of sinusitis, i am not on any medication except vitamins for gastric bypass?
A few causes: The first thing I think of is your vitamins. Do they contain zinc, copper, or chromium? If so, this may be the source and you may need to change formulations. Periodontal disease or tooth decay can contribute. Sometimes women in early pregnancy note a metallic taste. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Vitamins: Vitamin supplementation is extremely important after gastric bypass and there is a handful of comercially available vitamins specially formulated for bariatric patients. ...Read more
I had gastric bypass 2 years ago & my hair is very thin. What specific vitamins can I take for hair growth/volume?
Nutritional ramifications and gastric bypass surgery? What are the nutritional ramifications to gastric bypass surgery? What vitamins can't be absorbed?
Had gastric bypass in 2005 and teeth keep breaking i now have 5 broken teeth and they even break on soft foods am taking vitamins regularly?
I had gastric bypass in 05 and I have developed a vitamin defficiency. Taking 975 mg fe. What is normal daily dose of vitamin d for grown woman?
Vitamin D: For my gastric bypass patients with a vitamin d deficiency, if their level is greater than 20ng/ml i usually give them 1000 international units per day, and sometimes 5000 iu a day. If their level is below 20ng/ml, i give them a prescription for high dose vitamin d. 50, 000iu once a week for 6 weeks in addition to 1000iu daily. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I take iron and b12 plus my prenatal vitamin .I had gastric bypass in 1996 . Im 32 now. Feeling 75 precent weaker?
12 years post op rny, iron 20 & vitamin d at 10. Seeing a new dr that hasn't worked with deficient gastric bypass, is 325ferrous 3x and 2000d 1x okay?
Nutrition!: A gastric bypass is a very complex nutrition situation. If your physician has not dealt with it much i would suggest asking for a referral to a nutritionist or a bariatric center. That being said, the dosage of iron is fda approved treatment for iron deficiency, and the vitamin d is a reasonable amount. You have many nutrient levels that should be monitored and carefully watched! ...Read more
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