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Vitamins are substances that your body needs to grow and develop normally; if you have low levels of certain vitamins, you may develop a deficiency disease. Supplements can also be important to provide your body with extra nutrients depending on the activities you do. Discuss topics including vitamin deficiency, food to counter vitamin deficiency, sufficient vitamin levels, and supplements.

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I am 18 years old and am overweight. from past 6 months i am having blurry vision,dizziness,and sometimes constipation im recently having yellowish eyes along with eye strain and sometimes sour mouth. Is this diabetes or vitamin B12 de...
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Hi I've been taking vitamin b12, folic acid and iron for deficiencies. Has anyone gotten muscle and joint pain with any of these? Thank you.
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My 8-year old daughter was diagnosed with Vitiligo. I was reading online that B-12 and Folic Acid may help. I was wondering, what would a safe age be to take B-12 and Folic Acid and in what dosage if okay at 8 years old. Thank you. ...
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I have searched the internet and there seem to be conflicting answers. I know saw palmetto increases it, and contains BS, but what about BS itself? Thanks.
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im always anxious nearly about everything and i dont like to go out alot like i used to and my body aches and i get depressed day between every 2 days my vitamin d was rlly low 4.5 i took supp and got it to 26 or 27 but still lo...
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Has anyone read or been told to avoid consuming dairy because of the calcium while on a liquid iron supplement? Or is this more crucial if one is taking another form of iron? There is no statement on the bottle or box, yet I have seen so...
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Hello, I had a standard blood test done on Tuesday and the results have shown that I am low in b12 and iron. Specifically, my b12 level is 195 pg/mL and my iron is 32 ug/dL. My iron "binding" is normal at 385 ug/dL and my iron saturatio...
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I have been taking 1 magnesium citrate 200mg at bedtime for approximately 1.5 weeks. I do have a history of headaches, but since I started taking it, I am waking up with severe headaches which seem to last 3 to 4 hours. The only other th...
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I'm 25 and I've started to take a few different supplements. I just wanted an opinion on whether what I plan to take will be beneficial to me or not. My girlfriend, who's a nurse, said I should look into it further. Men's Multi-Vitami...
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Hi, my mother has COPD. She does not get proper exercise, it is very hard for her. And her diet is lacking vitamins and nutrients. I am going to have her take some vitamins daily to try and help her over time. Could you tell me if the fo...
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I am looking for general advice on supplements that might help my situation. Suffering from this combination, although otherwise I am in very good health. 1. Weight gain, over 30 pounds in the past year, metabolism slowed down dras...
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is there any vitamins or supplements out there that can make a person taller if there shorter than they should be . when ever I was 15 I started smoking and ive been told that this has stunt my growth so I was wondering if there was anyt...
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I have been taking 1 magnesium citrate 200mg at bedtime for approximately 1.5 weeks. I do have a history of headaches, but since I started taking it, I am waking up with severe headaches which seem to last 3 to 4 hours. The only other th...
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I am on Vitamin B12 as well as Vitamin D supplements after being diagnosed with low levels of the two. However, I frequently tend to forget my Vitamin B12 medication. Recently a couple of colleagues of mine noted my skin yellowing. ...
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Hey there, I am just curious about some symptoms I have. I recently strained my wrist, but also have been experiencing slight pain in other joints and general body pains. I'm fatigued and somewhat dizzy. I've also been quite depressed...
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I started to take St. Johns Wort today So far, I've taken 2 - 300mg each. The second time, I felt some sort of high, like I was freaking out a bit, thinking my heart was racing and REALLY relaxed. I tried to google some stuff, but ...
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I have been told I have hypothyroid with elevated thyroid autoantibodies. I have been on Levothyroxine 125mcg dose since February 2015. My latest thyroid test is now normal as is all my vitamin levels which I have never linked with thyro...
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Ihi. I've been taking ferrous sulfate for 8 months. 4 months ago I started getting hiorrable muscle and joint pain. Could this be a side effect from the iron pills. I started taking them because my ferritin levels were a 9. Thank you.
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I was told that regular blood tests for these are not accurate, since they measure the free availability in the blood and NOT what your cells are using. Some methalation issues cause these to not be absorbed by cells. Are there better...
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I'm 48 and getting back into weight lifting. What supplements are best for me? GNP have great stuff! Thanx
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