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If I plan to get pregnant in the next few months what kinds of vitamins should I start taking? Or good foods to prepare my body and help my chances

If I plan to get pregnant in the next few months what kinds of vitamins should I start taking? Or good foods to prepare my body and help my chances

Prenatal vitamins: Contain extra folate (folic acid) and are very important. There are not specific foods which will cause you to be more fertile (that I am aware of). Good Luck. ...Read more

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As a tennis player recovering from tendinitis, what kinds of vitamin supplements should I be taking?

As a tennis player recovering from tendinitis, what kinds of vitamin supplements should I be taking?

No specific vitamins: For a healing tendon, there are no specific vitamins needed to aid in the healing. This is assuming that one eats a balanced diet with lean proteins, plenty of fruits and vegetables, and low saturated fat. If one does not eat this way, a plain multivitamin can supplement (but not replace) a proper diet. ...Read more

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What kinds of vitamin supplements should I be taking for my total abdominal hysterectomy?

What kinds of vitamin supplements should I be taking for my total abdominal hysterectomy?

Multivit, C, Zinc...: Surgery is a significant stress on the body and recovering from surgery requires the body to have adequate protein, vitamins, minerals and essential oils. It is best to have good body stores prior to surgery. After surgery particular nutrients may speed recovery. I advise a well-rounded high-quality multivit./mineral supplement with additional vit. C (2000 mg 2x/day) & zinc (30-50mg/day) see comment:. ...Read more

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What kinds of vitamin supplements should I be taking to heal after my total abdominal hysterectomy?

What kinds of vitamin supplements should I be taking to heal after my total abdominal hysterectomy?

A good multi vitamin: A good multi- vitamin should hae all tthe vitamins and minerals that you need. If you became anemic as a result of or before you had the surgery, you should be on some iron. I am surprised your doctor did not discuss this with you as I always discuss this with all of my post op patients. ...Read more

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What type of vitamins should I be taking?

What type of vitamins should I be taking?

Cheap if any: Most people get no benefit from vitamin-mineral supplementation, but I think a few do, especially in this era of varying lifestyles, sun-avoidance, vegetarianism, and fast-food. Vitamin d & iron are deficient in many of our diets. A drugstore-chain tablet is plenty. I'd rather see you avoiding fatty, greasy & salty food and taking time for aerobic fitness on a regular basis. Good luck, stay fit. ...Read more

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What kind of vitamins should a 15 year old be taking? What kind of vitamins should a 15 year old female be taking?

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 more

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What kind of vitamins should I take at the age of 20?

A general multivit: For most persons a general multivitamin is a good idea. Taking some supplemental vitamin d can also be of benefit. ...Read more

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What kind of vitamins should I take for my age of 31 yrs male I have never taken no vitamins at all?

What kind of vitamins should I take for my age of 31 yrs male I have never taken no vitamins at all?

Balanceda diet: A healthy male may only need to supply Vitamin D3, if he is not exposed to adequate sun. In my experience most of my patients are Vitamin D deficient. It would be a good idea to check the levels.
A good balanced diet should supply all your needed vitamins. ...Read more

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After an abortion, what kind of vitamins should I take to heal my body fast.

Never fast: Healing is a slow with in 6-8 weeks, lot of fruits, nuts, berries, tumeric, flaxseedand alkaline water, most imp is rest sleep, 5 min yoga. just take one good organic vita only once a day posive thinking would heal faster. I took mega juice plus for 2 weeks prior to shoulder surgery and healed in 10 days. Eat greens body has power to. ...Read more

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What kind of vitamins should a recovering alcoholic take?

What kind of vitamins should a recovering alcoholic take?

Whole Food Vitamins: Vitamins are widely available in all of the places you have mentioned, and they are also widely VARIABLE in quality. In general, vitamins made from whole foods (they will be labeled as such) are more easily absorbed and used by your body and are a better choice. These types of vitamins are generally only available at health food stores, both local and online. Look for one rich in B vitamins. ...Read more

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What kind of vitamins should you take to help your immune system?

What kind of vitamins should you take to help your immune system?

Multivitamin: A multi-vitamin is probably the best bet. Avoid taking super high amounts of vitamins a, d, e or k as these are fat-soluble and can accumulate and lead to toxicity. Excess amounts of water soluble vitamins like b, c will be removed in the urine. Currently vitamin d is receiving a lot of interest including patients with asthma and other disorders. Vit d level can be checked to see if more needed. ...Read more

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What kind of vitamins should I buy to help increase height at 17 before its too late to improve my height? I'm 5'1 at 17, no diseases.

What kind of vitamins should I buy to help increase height at 17 before its too late to improve my height? I'm 5'1 at 17, no diseases.

Be happy and healthy: Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic childhood illnesses, height is based on genetics and parental heights. Aside from eating right, exercising, sleeping well, and being happy, there's little a person nor his doctor can do to increase height. An adults' multivitamin (which includes vitamin d) is fine to take, but won't change height. ...Read more

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What kind of vitamins should I take that would help for my acne?

What kind of vitamins should I take that would help for my acne?

Over the counter MV: No need for high dose of vit a as this is fat solulable and could accumulate and cause problems. Use otc benzoyl peroxide from walmart daily at bedtime. ...Read more

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What kind of vitamins should I take because I'm constantly feeling tired even after 8+ hours of sleep?

What kind of vitamins should I take because I'm constantly feeling tired even after 8+ hours of sleep?

Hard to say: The 2 most common nutritional deficiencies in the u. S. Are vitamin d (if you live north of atlanta, ga or you do not get enough sun exposure without sunblock) and essential fatty acids (omega 3s) if you do not eat wild, cold water fish on a regular basis. Be sure your thyroid level is okay, you do not have sleep apnea and that you are not anemic, three common causes of fatigue. ...Read more

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2 weeks after miscarriage I loss my appetite and still very weak. What kind of vitamins should I take to bring back all the energy?

2 weeks after miscarriage I loss my appetite and still very weak. What kind of vitamins should I take to bring back all the energy?

Regular vitamin: You should take a regular prenatal vitamin that will have extra iron and folate (folic acid). Also, if you feel as though you are getting worse, then call your doctor. ...Read more

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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)

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

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My son is going to be 3 april 27, he is 38 pounds and 38 inches tall, what kind of vitamin should he b taking?

My son is going to be 3 april 27, he is 38 pounds and 38 inches tall, what kind of vitamin should he b taking?

Vit D: Dr charlon's answer is correct. 1 caveat. About 1/3 of kids ahve been shown to be low in vitamin d levels. Altho not totally clear why. The american academy of pediatrics has recommended a vit d supplement for preadolescence of 600 iu per day. ...Read more

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What kind of vitamins for me to take?

What kind of vitamins for me to take?

Vitamins: A good multivitamin is a good idea. It's like an insurance policy for when we don't eat right, don't sleep well, or are especially stressed. Go to a good store or get some guidance because the popular brands are typically very week and not helpful. If you have specific symptoms please pose another question about them. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What kind of vitamins increase appetite?

What kind of vitamins increase appetite?

None: Appetite in toddlers naturally goes up and down with activity and growth cycles. It is almost always a bad idea for anyone, toddlers included, to eat beyond when they are hungry. If you are concerned that your child isn't growing well, talk to your doctor. If he's growing well with his natural appetite, but you just want him to eat more, you are not doing him any favors. ...Read more

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What kind of vitamins is neurogen e....?

What kind of vitamins is neurogen e....?

B1, B6, B12, E: Neurogen-e contains some b vitamins (b1, b6, and b12) and vitamin e. ...Read more

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What kind of vitamin that increase toddler appetite?

What kind of vitamin that increase toddler appetite?

None really: Children with zinc deficiency often have suppressed appetite. However your doctor should test for this before starting extra zinc supplements. Other vitamins are not known for appetite stimulation. There are safe medications for appetite stimulation in toddlers, like cyproheptadine. Consult your pediatrician about this. ...Read more

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Maybe I could use some vitamins at 62. What kind would you recommend?

Maybe I could use some vitamins at 62. What kind would you recommend?

The kind in foods: If you get a balanced diet and are otherwise healthy, you probably don't need to take a supplemental vitamin. They have not been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease or cancer in this case. Exceptions include women of childbearing age, who should take a folate supplement to reduce the risk of a future baby with spinal cord problems, and 65+ years with fall risk should take vitamin d. ...Read more

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What kind of medicine/vitamin/food that will help me to reduce metabolism?

What kind of medicine/vitamin/food that will help me to reduce metabolism?

Reduce Metabolism?: Most people ask about ways to increase their metabolism. I'm wondering why you are asking about lowering your metabolism. Are you trying to gain weight? Do you have an overactive thyroid? Please clarify and I'd be happy to help you. ...Read more

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What kind of pills or vitamin can I get that will help me get an erection?

What kind of pills or vitamin can I get that will help me get an erection?

Your doc: Or a natural doc can test your hormone levels and rule out circulatory issues. Also, a clinical psychologist can teach you skills to keep from focusing on your "performance" which interferes also. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What type of vitamins should someone my age be taking on a regular bases and why?

What type of vitamins should someone my age be taking on a regular bases and why?

None: If you eat well (mostly plant-based diet, limited prepared/frozen/restaurant foods), exercise several times per week, are in good medical condition (especially heart, blood pressure, diabetes, kidney, etc.), then you don't need any vitamins. If you are vegan, you need only B12 supplements. You can take calcium + D for your bones but that is not universally required depending on the above. ...Read more

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Hello! I was wondering what kind of vitamins I can take or any advice steps I can use to get my body back to eating regularly?

Hello! I was wondering what kind of vitamins I can take or any advice steps I can use to get my body back to eating regularly?

Daily vitamin: Try taking a daily women's vitamin as menstruating females need more iron. Try eating foods in small six meal schedule focusing on fruits/veges/complex carbs like heavier grained breads. Snack on nuts - especially almonds. Low fat milk for protein. Lots of water. Work in daily walk. Http://www. Heart. Org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/NutritionCenter/HealthyEating/Healthy-Eating_UCM_310436_SubHomePage. Jsp ...Read more