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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.?

Multivitamin +- iron: I suggest keeping it simple. Start with a multivitamin. That ensures you get right amounts of the basics. As a woman, your menses makes you prone to iron deficiency so perhaps a multivitamin fortified with extra iron . Anything beyond that, i would suggest discussing with a doctor. I know vitamin B12 and vitamin d replacement are quite popular now.Suggest checking levels before taking supplements. ...Read more

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What is a good over-the-counter prenatal vitamin?

What is a good over-the-counter prenatal vitamin?

Prenatal Vitamins: Most all otc pregnancy vitamins are ok for your pregnancy. I personally tell my patients to get them at kroger because you get 2 for 1. ...Read more

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Hi i was wondering what's a good over-the-counter prenatal vitamin for pre pregnancy and is there anything i can do to increase my fertility ?

Hi i was wondering what's a good over-the-counter prenatal vitamin for pre pregnancy and is there anything i can do to increase my fertility ?

Folic acid: Any prenatal vitamin that you like will be fine. All will contain Folic acid which helps prevent certain birth defects. They do not improve fertility though. If you are having trouble getting pregnant see an Obgyn. General healthiness improves fertility -- good diet, exercise, weight loss if needed; avoiding tobacco, drugs and alcohol. ...Read more

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What are some good vitamins that I can take ? ( besides what's over the counter )

What are some good vitamins that I can take ? ( besides what's over the counter )

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. To assess your nutritional status you can take a Micronutrient test from www.spectracell.com ...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