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(When i remember) I take the viabiotics vitamin for women dont really know why, think its because i was taking the pregnancy ones. glucosamine for my knees. And when a cold is brewing echinachia (spelling could be off). My dad often laughs at me because apparently vitamins are only for astronauts lol
I take iron supplements, prescribed by GP for anaemia. As soon as I find my blood test form to repeat the test after 3 months I hope to be able to discontinue. I feel it's working well, I have much more energy and I'm in a better mood as I'm not so tired all the time.
Various other multivitamins because I bought them and now it'd be a waste not to finish them
Someone at work recommended Philip Kingsley PK4 Hair Protein Capsules for hair growth/strength, so I'm trying those at the moment. Haven't noticed any difference in hair yet (not been taking them long) but nails are much stronger and growing more quickly than previously!
I take a multi vitamin. A high dose vit D and Vitamin B complex.. I'm also on iron but I've never remembered to take it ( makes me feel awful!) So I take the others and try to up my veg to compensate for the lack of iron . I still feel tired and worn out.. though I do have lovely thick hair and strong nails! Swings and roundabouts I guess
Hi, I take vit d, not sure what strength but I know it's the highest that can be bought over the counter...I've had to be put on a super high short term prescribed dose twice before-I have MS and there seems to be a suggestion that there's a link between that and low vit D, anyway gp has said to take over the counter long term and test every 6 months. I will check out what shewolfmum said about k2 though...good thread btw
Sorry but am very much against vit supplements unless your diet is not good. The ingredients in most supplements are a tiny amount and unless you are not eating well, they aren't doing anything for you at all. The vitamin industry equals big pharma in trying to convince us we need extra. If you are eating 5-8 portions of veg and fruit a day, including at least one portion of dark green leafy vegs, pulses, small amount of red meat, wholegrains, dairy, oily fish, and avoid sugar, you will have a very healthy diet.
The exception is Vit D which most people don't have enough of.
I take calcium and Vit D complex as I did have low bone density.