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What is the best over-the-counter vitamins to tale for your whole body I am a female and in my late teens (18) I feel tired and un-energized.?

What is the best over-the-counter vitamins to tale for your whole body I am a female and in my late teens (18) I feel tired and un-energized.?

Marginal help: People do their best when they get adequate restorative sleep, proper nutrition, are physically well and in a comfortable setting. You should get no less than 8 hrs sleep/night. If you are not taking an iron containing vitamin that may help, but if you think you meet all these criteria & are still tired, see your doc for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Bausch + lomb preservision eye vitamin for teens, is this good?

Bausch + lomb preservision eye vitamin for teens, is this good?

No: Taking macular degeneration supportive eye vitamins which have limited non eye benefits and are above the rda value for a teen without the disease, is not advised. If your teen wants to take a vitamin, use a daily multiple/mineral supplement for general purpose use. ...Read more

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I'm in my late teens but losing my hair, are there any vitamins i can take to stop this?

I'm in my late teens but losing my hair, are there any vitamins i can take to stop this?

See doctor first: Your profile says you're 41, but you say late teens - either way, you want to start with your doctor to make sure there isn't an endocrine (hormonal) cause for your hair loss. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best vitamins for me at my age?

What is the best vitamins for me at my age?

It depends...: This depends on your diet, activity level, health conditions & health goals. I advise a quality multivitamin for everyone; no single best one, but some of the best are listed at http://www.Multivitaminguide.Org/, though some of my favs like ultranutrient from pure encapsulations aren't listed. I also advise about 5000 units of d in fall & winter (year-round if you don't get much sun). See comment:. ...Read more

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What is the best vitamins for your skin?

What is the best vitamins for your skin?

All: Vitamins do not work alone. They represent a complex tream that can be compared with a jig saw puzzle. If you want to take a supplement, get a good, well rounded multivitamin. ...Read more

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I m very skinny now so i want to gain weight.Please tell me.What is the best vitamins fir me.Ti gain mire weight ?

I m very skinny now so i want to gain weight.Please tell me.What is the best vitamins fir me.Ti gain mire weight ?

See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... ...Read more

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What is the best vitamins for the liver?

What is the best vitamins for the liver?

There are several: Here are a few supplements that optomize liver function: n-acetyl cysteine is found in most emergency rooms and is given for tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose (tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetaminophen) is very toxic to liver) milk thistle (aka silymarin) and Alpha lipoic acid are also very good. ...Read more

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Good day.my son is thin. I want him to eat and eat to gain his weight.so seldom to eat.what is the best vitamins for him to take?thanks

Good day.my son is thin. I want him to eat and eat to gain his weight.so seldom to eat.what is the best vitamins for him to take?thanks

None, Real Food Best: Vitamins are all single molecule cofactors. The human genome has not maintained instructions for every single step to manufacture; typically missing only a single step. But why should this be maintained when vitamins are so plentiful in almost all non-processed foods in nature? Vitamin deficiencies 1st world countries (except D3) very rare; it is big business to promote/sell reprocessed food waste ...Read more

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What is the best vitamins for me (cfs)?

What is the best vitamins for me (cfs)?

Best bet : Is to eat a healthy well rounded diet rather than focus on any significant nutritional supplementation. ...Read more

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What is the best vitamins for my elderly parents?

What is the best vitamins for my elderly parents?

Vitamins: Depends on their general health & other medications they are taking. If healthy medically, 50 + multivitamins are available. ...Read more

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What is the best vitamins and supplements? Any suggestions??

What is the best vitamins and supplements? Any suggestions??

Very Few: Vitamins have benefits only in specific situations - folic acid in pregnancy, vit D for infants, vit B12 in pernicious anemia as examples. So, absent a specific condition, there isn't much use in taking vits (you literally pee most of them out). Even less data supports most supplements. Spend your $$ on a balanced diet rich in fruits, veggies and calcium (for young women) and get regular exercise. ...Read more

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What is the best vitamins for the brain for my son, he is 5yrs old on july. thanks?

What is the best vitamins for the brain for my son, he is 5yrs old on july. thanks?

AAP guidelines: "The American Academy of Pediatrics believes that healthy children receiving a normal, well-balanced diet do not need vitamin supplementation over and above the recommended dietary allowances....megadoses of vitamins—for example, large amounts of vitamins A, C, or D—can produce toxic symptoms." Talk to your pediatrician. :) ...Read more

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My 5 year old wont eat fruits and veggies and wont drink milk. What is the best vitamins for him?

Chidren's centrum: Besides vitamins, be sure to offer your child to healthy foods to taste without pressure or stress, its not important that s/he finish the food just taste. Another tip is to have the child help prepare the food so it will be more interesting this requires some time and patience. Try to prevent food from becoming a battleground, . ...Read more

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What is the best vitamins for baby to be able to enhance growth and brain development? Also make her immune system stronger to fight sickness.

What is the best vitamins for baby to be able to enhance growth and brain development? Also make her immune system stronger to fight sickness.

Vitamins: That's easy! Breast feed! There are no man made vitamins that beat what Mother Nature can give. You will need to give baby Vitamin D, for good bone growth. Breast milk has all of the building blocks for Vitamin D, but it takes sunlight to activate them. We protect our babies from the sun, not to mention long gray winters, so that's the only supplement recommended. ...Read more

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What is the best vitamins for a 20 year old to take i can't sleep at night what's so ever and i always wake up with a stuffy nose?

What is the best vitamins for a 20 year old to take i can't sleep at night what's so ever and i always wake up with a stuffy nose?

Lousy diet: You have a mild form of dysautonomia. The congestion is because of changes in the control mechanisms in the lower brain that affect the balance of the autonomic (automatic) nervous system. Go to my blog entitled "oxygen the spark of life" the latest post is on child abuse but go to earlier posts that explain dysautonomia and its relationship with high calorie malnutrition. ...Read more

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What's the best vitamin for men. Im 28.

What's the best vitamin for men. Im 28.

A good Quality: Multivitamin with trace minerals. If you eat red meat, your iron is level is probably ok. If you don't eat red meat you might want to add an iron supplement. I also tell my patients to take 3-5, 000 iu of vitamin d between sept, and april. ...Read more

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