5mths postpartum, exclusively breastfeeding, is it safe to take vitamin supplements such as Vitamin E and Fish Oil?

Fish oil ok; ? Vit E. Nutrition requirements for breast-feeding mothers are similar to those during pregnancy. Special attention to intake of protein, calcium, iron and vitamin C is advised. Fish oil supplements are likely safer than eater fish because of toxins found in some fish, but too much could increase risk of bleeding. Evidence about the safety of higher doses of vitamin E is inconclusive, so not recommended.

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I am 4 months postpartum and my hair is coming out by the handfuls! What should I do?!?! I am an african american female age 22 and I breastfeed. I have tried taking 2 prenatal vitamins instead of just one at night, fish oil supplements, drinking more wat

You . You may have telogen effluvium, a condition where your hair falls out in clumps post-partum (after delivery of a child). If it is telogen effluvium, the hair will come back, as you are losing hairs that are in the telogen- or resting phase. Only time can treat telogen effluvium. Nevertheless, you should seek out a specialist for a proper evaluation- i would suggest a dermatologist. Congratulations on your delivery! Read more...

Are supplements such as vitamin E and fish oil safe to use after having a cornea operation?

Yes. If you were taking them regular ly prior to this kind of surgery, you may continue them at the same dosage with no ill effects on the cornea or corneal surgery. Read more...

I have been taking supplements vitamin e, melatonin, and fish oil every day along with claritin. Are any of these dangerous to be combining?

No. Melatonin should be taken at bedtime. Vitamin e and fish oil can be combined with claritin. Need to be careful with the vitamin e and fish oil around the time of any surgeries or dental work as they can increase bleeding. Read more...

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...