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Do you take any supplements?

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kittywalker Tue 21-Jun-11 18:24:59

Vitamins and or minerals type thing. Do they work? I am feeling so tired at the moment, wondering if I might benefit from a multi vit.

mumtoted Tue 21-Jun-11 23:06:37

Yes they definitely work. I think a good B complex is better than a multi vitamin, the values will be higher and much better for addressing your fatigue.

DBennett Wed 22-Jun-11 10:27:47

"Yes they definitely work"

I think this is probably over-optimistic.

Some people who are deficient in certain vitamins or minerals will get a strong effect from supplements.

The majority of people will not notice such improvement.

And some supplements come with risks attached.

If you want to read something on the subject I'd recomend the recent NHS review prepared for the public here.

For the record, I take a balanced multivitamin (cheaper than Vitamin D only supplementation) but ideally I wouldn't take extra Vit. A, Vit E or Beta-Carotene as you appear to die faster on it.

But that might be a statistical fluke.

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