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Doctor insights on: What Vitamins To Take If You Are Allergic To Seafood

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Which type of vitamins should I take for my age, women's one a day? Allergic to seafood, will vitamins with fish oil have cause an allergic reaction?

Which type of vitamins should I take for my age, women's one a day? Allergic to seafood, will vitamins with fish oil have cause an allergic reaction?

Not needed: Multivitamins have not been shown to improve health or longevity when studied scientifically. It would be better for you to follow a healthy and nutritious diet with a lot of veggies and fruits. ...Read more

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I'm allergic to all seafoods my eyes itch and it becomes hard to breathe but I want to try shrimp so bad and take the fish oil vitamins what can I do?

I'm allergic to all seafoods my eyes itch and it becomes hard to breathe but I want to try shrimp so bad and take the fish oil vitamins what can I do?

Don't do it!!: It's not worth risking your life (and yes, your reaction could close off your airway!) to eat seafood or take fish oil. Please avoid all seafood and seafood products. Your doctor can suggest other ways to get the nutrients you need without risking a life-threatening reaction. ...Read more

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I had iodine constant 6 years ago and it nearly killed me. I want to take prenatal vitamins. Am I allergic to fish oil because of the iodine allergy?

I had iodine constant 6 years ago and it nearly killed me. I want to take prenatal vitamins. Am I allergic to fish oil because of the iodine allergy?

Folate: Take folate, iron and calcium separately instead of a prenatal vitamin. Folate is most important since it protects from certain birth defects. in fact some obstetricians recommend folate alone instead of prenatal vitamins if you are healthy and have a good diet. ...Read more

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I am allergic to seafood and fish. Can I drink milk fortified with vitamin d?

I am allergic to seafood and fish. Can I drink milk fortified with vitamin d?

Yes: The vitamin d used to fortify milk is ergocalciferol, a vitamin d that is like that made by plants but synthetically manufactured. There is no seafood in it. ...Read more

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Can I take a fish, flax, and borage vitamin with a multi vitamin?

Can I take a fish, flax, and borage vitamin with a multi vitamin?

Yes, however...: Yes, this is fine. For good health we need essential vitamins, minerals, fatty acids ; amino acids. Fish, flax ; borage provide essential omega 3 ; 6 fatty acids. One should get Amino Acids through diet. Optimal health also requires phytonutrients from fruits ; vegetables so a healthy diet is essential. For best absorption take oils ; vit separately, vits after breakfast/lunch, oils after dinner. ...Read more

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Can I take multi-vitamin and fish oil pill together?

Sure.: Typically there should be no interaction between the two. Fatty acids may even help with the absorption of certain components of the multivitamin. ...Read more

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I take fish oil and a multi vitamin each day, is fish oil good for you? I have heard good and bad things about it.

I take fish oil and a multi vitamin each day, is fish oil good for you? I have heard good and bad things about it.

Listen to your body: If fish oil makes your period too heavy don't take during your period or shortlly before. If you have dry skin it may help relieve it. Be sure to take vit e as well. If you have a tendency to bi-polar disorder its ability to inhibit interleukin-6 may be helpful to you. If you burp it up and it doesn't make you feel good it may be rancid and not good for you. ...Read more

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I heard you shouldn't take fish oil with other vitamins, because it flushes the others out of your body. Is this true?

I heard you shouldn't take fish oil with other vitamins, because it flushes the others out of your body. Is this true?

No: Actually, some vitamins are absorbed better when taken with fat. These include a, e, d and k. Fish oil (good fat) has been shown to be helpful with blood pressure and cholesterol, have anti-inflamatory properties, and might be useful in brain health and function. I agree that the very best way to get most vitamins is through your diet. The exception is vitamin d, which is hard to get from food. ...Read more

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"I am a vegetarian and I exercise like 3 times in week, so I don't eat any meat or fish. What vitamins do I need to take? "

"I am a vegetarian and I exercise like 3 times in week, so I don't eat any meat or fish. What vitamins do I need to take? "

Vitameatavegamin: Sorry - old reference. Without red meat you'll be lacking mainly iron and B12, both of which are necessary for red blood cell production. Supplement these. Otherwise, read up on how to combine non-animal sources of protein to make complete proteins; only complete proteins are absorbed and utilized. ...Read more

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Can I take fish oil and coconut oil along with a multi vitamin daily together?

Can I take fish oil and coconut oil along with a multi vitamin daily together?

Supplementation: Yes, I would spread out the oils just to help absorption. Taking the multivitamin with the oils may hinder absorption of the water soluble vitamins. ...Read more

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Are there any alternative food sources of vitamin d if one can't take dairy and much fish or regular sunshine?

Are there any alternative food sources of vitamin d if one can't take dairy and much fish or regular sunshine?

Vit D sources: Some natural food sources of Vitamin D include:
Parsley
Nettle
Alfalfa
Blue-Green Algae
Chlorella
Horsetail
Eggs
Fortified soy products
Mushrooms
Oysters
Caviar! ...Read more

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I tested my vitamin D and the result was 26.4 ng/ml what should do? Note: I'm allergic to sea food age: 20 female

I tested my vitamin D and the result was 26.4 ng/ml what should do? Note: I'm allergic to sea food age: 20 female

Good for bone health: Your level is good for bone health, however it indicates that you're still not getting enough of vitamin D, make sure you are not taking some other medications regularly that would lower vit D levels, you don't need to eat sea food to get enough supplement of vit D, brief sun exposure everyday would suffice or any daily multivitamin that contains 400 IU of vit D would be enough, take care ...Read more

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I do not eat vegetables, fruits, or fish. Should I take vitamin supplements?

I do not eat vegetables, fruits, or fish. Should I take vitamin supplements?

Yes: You need to look at your diet to see what may be lacking. (vitamin c?) vitamin d and certain b vitamins might be low as well. Ask a nutritionist or your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I do not eat vegetables, fruits, or fish. Should I take vitamin supplements?

What to do if I do not eat vegetables, fruits, or fish. Should I take vitamin supplements?

It can't hurt: Vitamins are generally safe if not taken in tremendous amounts, and people with poor diets may benefit from vitamins. However, vitamin supplementation is no substitute for a healthy diet, and if you get used to a healthy diet you may feel better. ...Read more

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Is that ok take different daily vitamin like biotin, fish oil, zinc and B12? Pls help dr

Is that ok take different daily vitamin like biotin, fish oil, zinc and B12? Pls help dr

Ok: A recent large study showed that there is no benefit of taking the daily multivitamins. This does not apply it your vitamin levels are low or if you have has stomach or gastric bypass surgery or if you are taking certain medications that require vitamin supplementation. ...Read more

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What to do if every morning and also take fish oil and vitamin E did I mention I'm antinuclear positive?

What to do if every morning and also take fish oil and vitamin E did I mention I'm antinuclear positive?

Enjoy the day: When you get up in the morning, be thankful for a new day and for the gift of life with all its possibilities. About one adult in four has detectable antinuclear antibodies and they usually mean absolutely nothing. Your decision to take supplements is your business. Why not get with an evidence-based holistic-focused practitioner in your community? Best wishes. ...Read more

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If you have a fish allergy, can you take vitamins with fish oil?

If you have a fish allergy, can you take vitamins with fish oil?

Best to avoid: It may be safe, but it's best to avoid fish oil if you're allergic to fish. There are other ways to get omega-3 fatty acids from foods. Dr. Weill recommends fresh ground flax seed, walnuts, and walnut oil, although these omega-3 fatty acids aren't used by the body as efficiently as the ones in fish. ...Read more

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Why might it be that my vitamin d level be low when I take fish oil?

Why might it be that my vitamin d level be low when I take fish oil?

Poor source of D: Most fish oil has little or no vitamin d. Cod liver oil can be a good source of vit d but most brands of cod liver oil have had the vit. D mostly or entirely removed. Most adults need 5-8000 iu of vit d a day for optimal levels. Read the label of your fish oid to see how much d (if any) it contains. If it does not list d on the label it probably does not have any! Take d3, not d2 which is dangerous. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 70000iu of vitamin A (fish liver oil) at one time?

Is it safe to take 70000iu of vitamin A (fish liver oil) at one time?

One can take: That much at one time. ... if one is deficient and under a doctor's care. The regimen for those known to be vitamin A deficient can be 100, 000 IU by mouth or injection for 3 days, followed by 50, 000 IU daily for two weeks. But 70, 000 units should not be a daily dose. The recommended dietary allowance (RDA) for adults is 3000 IU daily for men. Hope this helps! Good wishes:) ...Read more

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My expensive vitamin D3 and fish oil pills got heated. Is it safe to still take them?

My expensive vitamin D3 and fish oil pills got heated. Is it safe to still take them?

Temperature: Temperature and duration of exposure could break down or altermedication note most medications have storage recommendations. ...Read more

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Hello is it safe for me to take a multi vitamin in the morning then fish oil b12 and biotin at night?

Hello is it safe for me to take a multi vitamin in the morning then fish oil b12 and biotin at night?

Yes: There should be no problem with this combination. However, if you take other medications or have medical problems, then make sure your doctor knows that you are using these supplements. ...Read more

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Which vitamin & calcium suppliments r good for thal major? & what's the best time to take any vitamin suppliments or fish oil capsules?

Which vitamin & calcium suppliments r good for thal major? & what's the best time to take any vitamin suppliments or fish oil capsules?

No endorsement: You are asking for answers that are not possible. First we do not endorse or promote any products. And, second, there is no right or wrong time to take supplements and vitamins. One should always follow the recommended instructions on the product you choose. ...Read more

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Ok I'm pregnant! 3weeks. What kind of medicine should I take, and do I need multi vitamins? I do have law iron already. Is oil fish important too?

Ok I'm pregnant! 3weeks. What kind of medicine should I take, and do I need multi vitamins? I do have law iron already. Is oil fish important too?

No medcine, yes/yes: Congratulations! It is best to avoid medicines as much as possible while pregnant, esp. In early pregnancy. Multivits are important- Folic Acid ; biotin are esp. Useful for preventing birth defects ; are best started before pregnancy so start today- choose a prenatal vit. To avoid excess vit. A. Fish oil is esp. Useful later in pregnancy to help brain ; eye development- choose one without mercury! ...Read more