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Does prenatal vitamins help with acne?

Does prenatal vitamins help with acne?

No: Your mainstay of treatment is topical benzoyl peroxide; if this fails after two weeks, get a prescription from your physician. Acne is a serious, chronic disease that can be managed until it eventually remits on its own. You deserve effective treatment. ...Read more

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What are the recommended prenatal vitamins to help get pregnant. ?

What are the recommended prenatal vitamins to help get pregnant. ?

Are just vitamins: Prenatal vitamins are just vitamins. If a woman is in good health with good nutrition, the added vitamins from prenatal vitamins are not noticeable to her body. The vitamins don't help a person get pregnant. The Folic Acid in the prenatal vitamins does help decrease the chance of a certain type of birth defect. ...Read more

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What prenatal vitamins should I take to help conceive? Any brand names in particular?

What prenatal vitamins should I take to help conceive? Any brand names in particular?

Wrong reason...: Prenatal vitamins do not help women conceive, if such women are already healthy and not malnourished. That means normal healthy women conceive the same way with or without prenatal vitamins. Reasons for taking them include helping prevent spinal birth defects, helping prevent anemia in pregnant women, and supplying some vitamins women might not eat enough from food (especially if they vomit much). ...Read more

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What vitamins can I take to help with ra?

What vitamins can I take to help with ra?

See below: Since rheumatoid arthritis is an auto-immune disease, one needs to avoid supplements (like echinacea) that stimulate the immune system for they will exacerbate the ra. Vitamin d3 seems to be beneficial as are a number of anti-inflammatory supplements like omega-3's, green tea extract (egcg), turmeric, quercitin. Foods high in antioxidants help; red meat does not. Discuss these with doc b4 taking. ...Read more

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Does prenatal vitamins help with fertility and does it help u conceive faster?

Does prenatal vitamins help with fertility and does it help u conceive faster?

Prenatal Vitamins: Prenatal vitamins do not increase fertility. Taking prenatal vitamins while trying to conceive will ensure that adequate nutrients like Folic Acid are available to the baby during the earliest stages of development. ...Read more

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What do I need to know about prenatal vitamins?

What do I need to know about prenatal vitamins?

Look at ingredients: Avoid artificial colors, all will have 800 to 1, 000 mg of Folic Acid but the ones that have methyl folate (folic acid) help persons who metabolize folate (folic acid) differently. Also methyl cobalamine is the best b-12. Dha 200 mg a day is good for brain development. Vit d levels vary and the need for vit d varies . People experiencing more stress breakdown vit d. Taking additional vit d may be necessary. ...Read more

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What vitamins should I take to help boost fertility?

What vitamins should I take to help boost fertility?

$ making: Vitamins are nothing more but voodoo as long as you eat vegetable, salad, fruit and fish twice weekly. Safe your money. Vitamins do not boost fertility but may occasionally have side effects also. ...Read more

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Do I have to take a prescription prenatal vitamin?

Do I have to take a prescription prenatal vitamin?

No.: No ! they are cuter but not better for you. Don't break the bank on these- a generic or over the counter prenatal is fine. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are good daily vitamins to boost metabolism?

Could you tell me what are good daily vitamins to boost metabolism?

None: Vitamins don't boost metabolism! period. I know the ads say they do, but it's simply not true. ...Read more

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Should I take prenatal vitamins before/while we are trying to get pregnant? Which prenatal vitamins do you recommend?

Should I take prenatal vitamins before/while we are trying to get pregnant? Which prenatal vitamins do you recommend?

Healthy diet: I recommend a healthy diet with adequate protein, calories and calcium. Be sure to get enough folic acid (in most bread and cereal products) or take a folic acid supplement. You can always take a multivitamin, but focusing on a healthy diet will be better for you and your baby in the long run. ...Read more

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Help please? I want to know what are good vitamins and treatments for acne ?

Help please? I want to know what are good vitamins and treatments for acne ?

Serious Rx: Forget vitamins and eat sensibly, but diet's not the key. Try topical benzoyl peroxide as you can tolerate, and if you're not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician for prescription-strength treatment. Acne can be managed until it self-cures with time. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are the vitamins needed to help get pregnant?

What are the vitamins needed to help get pregnant?

Not true: Vitamins do not help you get pregnant. They are important to keep you healthy during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Please help what specific vitiamins should I take to have healthy hair ?

Please help what specific vitiamins should I take to have healthy hair ?

Biotin: A critical supplement which can be found in supermarkets and in health food stores is biotin. It is known to promote both healthy hair and nail growth. Take 2-5mg of biotin daily and over the course of a few months, you will be impressed with the results. ...Read more

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