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What vitamins do you take and why?

I just take a multivitamin; is that enough? I feel so run down all the time.

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janeq123

Asked by janeq123 at 1:41 AM on Apr. 8, 2011 in Health

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  • I just take my prenatals....but they've been making me feel so great that I think I'll be taking them from now on...pregnant or not lol
    Lucky209

    Answer by Lucky209 at 1:42 AM on Apr. 8, 2011

  • Yup I do the same thing as lucky209. I take a prenatal every day, but I also take extra Vit.A, Vit C & Vit. D .... speaking of which I just took mine and freakin' almost choked the Vit. C ! lol That one doesn't go down easily, IDKY! lol Scary !! HaHaHa!! I've been taking these vits. since the beginning of Jan. and don't feel any different than I did before when I didn't take them. LOL
    loudnproud87

    Answer by loudnproud87 at 2:14 AM on Apr. 8, 2011

  • I just take my prenatals... but I'm honestly not doing to good of a job at remembering to take them every day. Pregnancy brain!!!
    tiffanynichols

    Answer by tiffanynichols at 2:37 AM on Apr. 8, 2011

  • I take vitamins and probiotics to keep my immune system healthy; there's no way you can get all you need through food alone since the food of today is deficient in vitamins/minerals because our soil is so depleted. I never get sick!

    I take Vitamin C, Vitamin D, a B-complex vitamin, Omega Oil, Borage Oil, probiotics, a Calcium-Magnesium supplement and Magnesium Oxide.

    A multi-vitamin is not good enough, imo. For example, unless you live in the south or west where you have year-round sunshine, you'll need additional Vitamin D in the winter. They are a "one-size-fits-all" and not good enough for most of the general population.

    If you feel rundown despite taking vitamins, try supplementing with organic, extra-virgin, hexane-free coconut oil; it is a healthy fat and helps with vitamin absorption. My energy level went through the roof when I started with that.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:29 AM on Apr. 8, 2011

  • I take a B complex, because I have an actual b12 deficiency. If you are feeling that rundown, see your doc, it can be lots of things from anemia to depression, and many things in between.
    elasmimi

    Answer by elasmimi at 8:00 AM on Apr. 8, 2011

  • multivitamin with extra B vitamins in it. Just switched and I feel better.
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 9:40 AM on Apr. 8, 2011

  • Prenatals because we're ttc
    tspillane

    Answer by tspillane at 12:40 PM on Apr. 8, 2011

  • I take a prenatal vitamin because I'm pregnant.
    SherriPie

    Answer by SherriPie at 2:42 PM on Apr. 8, 2011

  • I take one Alive! vitamin per day
    PrincessPeach06

    Answer by PrincessPeach06 at 5:21 PM on Apr. 8, 2011

  • i take a multi vitamin, and calcium. I also take vitamin c occasionally, usually when i'm starting a cold, or someone else has a cold.
    Kainalu55

    Answer by Kainalu55 at 7:15 PM on Apr. 8, 2011

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