What kind of vitamin supplements should you take if you have anemia?

Depends on the cause. Anemia can be caused by many factors- not just because deficiency in some vitamins. Anemia can be due to blood loss, chronic diseases, deficiency in iron, vit b12, folate, (folic acid) destruction of the red blood cells ( hemolysis) or perhaps bone marrow failure etc. The treatment would be directed to the underlying problems. See you doctor to find the cause so that you can get the right treatment.
Anemia. Folic acid and take iron only if you are iron deficient. At some point you should have a measurement of B12 and an investigation into the cause of your anemia.

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My mother has anemia. We eat the exact same food and I don't take vitamin supplements. So could I have B12 deficiency as well?

No , Not Necessarily. B12 Def. can occur due to lack of a factor that is needed to allow B12 to be absorbed . For some reason your mom seems to lack this factor & she will probably have to get her B12 either by injection or intra nasally .I doubt that you will have B 12 Def this young . . Read more...
Unlikely. B12 deficiency has specific causes. Two of them are GI tract disease related. You likely dont have these problems. Ask what the specific cause of your mother's B12 deficiency is known to be. Read more...

Vitamin D 25 O showed 28.9ng/dL (Insufficiency) in July. Should I take vitamin supplements? If so, what kind?

Vitamin D3. Optimum level of Vitamin D is 60-70 ng/dL. I recommend 5,000 IU of Vitamin D3 per day. Alternatively, you can take 50,000 IU once per week. Read more...

What kind of general vitamin supplements are the best to take? I eat fruits and veggies often. I am young, 19. I don't eat a lot of protein.

Eat real food. There's no good research that general multivitamins are of any benefit especially for those who eat healthy eg fruits & veggies often. Eating more protein is a good idea. Depending upon your health goals, aim for 0.5-1g per pound body weight. Look for lean protein, beans, egg whites, fish, chicken etc. You can supplement w/protein shakes but just as w/vitamins, there's no single best brand. Read more...

Which type of vitamin supplements should I take?

Need more info. Recommendations differ depending on your health status, gender, age, and goals, etc. You have shared nothing about your diet, goals, or current status. So, your best bet would be to consult a physician skilled in nutrition and integrative medicine. You can find one through american board of integrative holistic medicine: http://www.Abihm.Org/ at the very least, most need a good multivitamin. Read more...

Which type of vitamin supplements would be good to take for a 24 year old?

Probably unnecessary. Healthy 24-year-olds shouldn't need to take vitamins provided they have a healthy. Balanced diet including fruit, fresh vegetables, grain ; good protein. Plenty of exercise is also essential. Wait until your primary care dr advises need for vitamin suppliments. Read more...
If you eat a good. balanced diet you should get all the nutrients you need and do not need supplements. Read more...

What is the best natural supplement or vitamin mix I should take together regarding I suffers chronic anemia & high depression)?

Pay attention Denise. "Natural" is nonsense. Malaria, Ebola, snake venom, toxic molds-all natural. Some crucial wisdom: If it has no reported SIDE effects, it probably has no EFFECTS, either. You can practically bank on it: What health hucksters promote as "natural" is almost certainly WORTHLESS. The world is still full of snake-oil salesmen peddling useless nostrums. Wake UP. Be a skeptic, not a sucker. Read more...

Can I take an iron supplement prescribed to me for anemia along with a one a day multi vitamin, biotin, and I take nexium (esomeprazole)?

Anemia, Nexium (esomeprazole) I admire you for your interest in Health. Nexium (esomeprazole) decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach. By reducing stomach acid, Nexium (esomeprazole) may reduce the absorption of iron and make it less effective in treating your Anemia. It is not for immediate relief of heartburn symptoms. See your Physician for diagnosis, medication effects and treatment. Increased acidity can be due to stresses, have Therapy. Read more...

I have a serious eyelash picking problem.....Are there any kind of pills/vitamin supplements that will help my eyelashes grow?

That's a tough one.. Trichotillomania, hair and eyelash pulling, is very difficult to deal with, as you know. I'm sure you know that working on stopping the pulling is the long-term solution. No specific supplements other than general healthy diet with lots of veggies and fruits is recommended. "Oiling" the lash with vaseline/Aquaphor/olive oil & lemon may help. Look into Latisse: it is FDA approved for lash growth. Read more...

Should kids take vitamin supplements?

No. A balanced diet will take care of vitamin requirements. Vitamin supplements would be a waste of money. Read more...
Kids n vitamins. Because diets of kids are so unpredictable, a single multivitamin daily isn't a bad idea. Read more...