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What Vitamins Should Women Take
Vit D: Start with vitd go to vitamindcouncil.Org for more good infotmation. ...Read more
None: Most of the recent studies fail to support taking a multivitamin unless you have known deficiencies, which are fairly uncommon. If you are vegan or having bowel problems, you may need vitamin b12, but check with doc. If you don't ever go into sun, you may need vitamin d. Again, check with doctor if you need. Otherwise, you are wasting your money. If you feel okay, you probably are okay. ...Read more
Is it ok for a women to take male vitiams i can't afford my one a day women right now but my husband has his mons health one a day vitamins?
Yes: Different companies take a different approach to gender-specific nutrition which explain the great variations between products. By reading the label, you will likely see more similarities than differences. Women's vitamins usually have some extra iron to account for mentrual-related blood loss in pre-menopausal women and vit d and/or calcium to support the bones in post-menopausal women. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Calcium and vitaminD: I feel that the benefit of multivitamins may have been exaggerated over the years. No trials have demonstrated clear benefit as far as mortality. There is a benefit for certain types of macular degeneratio. I feel that the most critical supplements for any post menopausal woman is that if calcium and vitamin d.Both contribute to maintaining bone density.You should take 1200mg/d of cal +800iu vd/d. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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