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18 Jan 2006

Which supplements to take?
I've been trying to fall pregnant for years now. I need to know which supplements can I take to enhance my changces of falling pregnant, supplements that would'nt make me gain weight. I was thinking of Folic Acid, Omega 3 & 6 and Multi-Vitamin.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Reggy

Indiscrimate use of supplements should be best avoided. Supplements are of value only in cases of dietry deficiency or mal -absorption situations.
In individuals who have a balanced healthy diet there is no evidence to suggest that supplementation is of any benefit to fertility. The fact that you are trying to fall pregnant for several years may well indicate a yet undiagnosed cause for the fertility problem.
I would therefore recommend that you have yourself and your spouse evaluated as soon as possible.
However the supplements you have mentioned are not detrimental and if used cannot cause any harm.
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.
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