Why are my nails and hair brittle if i am taking prenatal vitamins?
That's the hormones, happens to all pregnant women. The hair changes which is one reason you shouldn't color your hair as pregnant because it might turn different then usual. It goes back to normal after.
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During pregnancy, your iron requirement increases. Not many woman have sufficient iron stores to meet pregnancy demands. Some doctors also prescribe calcium supplementation. I…t helps build strong bones and teeth for the baby. You don't need to take 10 different vitamins a day. There are prenatal vitamins that contain all the daily amounts of minerals and vitamins recommended for you during your pregnancy. A prenatal vitamin is different from any other vitamins because of its iron and folic-acid content. They are probably the most important supplement for your pregnancy.
hormones raging . Pregnant womens nails and hair of course grow quicker and stronger with or without vitamins due to the amped up hormones in their bodies.
Prenatal vitamins will not harm you if you are not pregnant. You can certainly take them, but they will not improve the health of your hair. Pregnant women have improved hair …health due to the extra hormones secreted during pregnancy not the vitamins. I've been pregnant twice. I'm currently still taking prenatals because I'm nursing and my hair was in horrible shape due to the plummet in hormones after giving birth. Also prenatal vitamins are actually a lower dose than a multi-vitamin. You might want to look into taking a good multi-vitamin and some hair supplements from a health food store. Sometimes there is an underlying medical condition causing hair problems. If your hair has taken a drastic change I suggest you visit a phyiscian immediately and have a complete physical done to rule out thyroid or other endocrine disorders. Also diet, stress, sleep, exercise all play a role in the health of your hair. You should increase your protein intake, and fresh fruit and vegetable intake. Also try adding flaxseed to your diet. Changing an unhealthy diet will do more than any supplement. After doing these things I've noticed a big change in my hair health. Good Luck!
No, don't take prenatal vitamins unless you are trying to get pregnant, are pregnant, or are breast feeding. The vitamins are specially formulated for what a pregnant woman ne…eds during her pregnancy. However, you can talk to your doctor about taking other supplements for hair growth.
i have started a course of folic acid over the last three months as i hope to try to fall pregnant but i have noticed excessive facial hair growth recently and dont know if th…is is related or coincidence has anyone else experienced this ?
read the label on the bottle
Yes, it won't hurt you. It just contains more of some vitamins and minerals that you don't really need more of if you are not a pregnant woman.
just keep taking them as normal and try to maintain your proper diet.
I have some prenatal vitamins and they have expired can i still take them?
if you're pregnant, yes. although i should think it would do no harm to take them when NOT pregnant. However the vitamins are specifically for pregnant women and so the vitami…ns in it would be of a different recommended daily amount, you should check the label first and see what % of your RDA for each vitamin it has because for some vitamins for example Zinc, continually being on a high dosage of it can cause your blood to stop absorbing copper and iron .....etc. Basically, jsut check the label before taking any.
They make your hair grow really fast. Sometimes it even becomes thicker and shinier.
to stay in peak condition it is advisable - the special pregnancy ones
Your healthcare provider will be able to make the best recommendation based on your eating habits, nutritional needs, and how sensitive you are to what is in the vitamins. A…nswer: "Prenatal vitamins that are a blend of minerals such as iron,calcium and folic acid are essential for a safer pregnancy. Folic acid helps prevent birth defects while Calcium helps build stronger bones. Iron helps decrease the risk of premature delivery, low birth weight and infant mortality. "
No because hair and nails and just dead skin cells.
A good prenatal vitamin to take is the Women's One a Day prenatal vitamin. This brand of prenatal vitamin has many of the needed nutrients that a woman would need throughout h…er pregnancy.
I started taking spring valley's gummy prenatal vitamins i heard it help hair and nail growthwhen taking prenatal vitamins and youre not pregnant can it throw off your cycle and make it irregular?
Prenatal vitamins such as Spring Valley's gummy prenatal vitaminscan be used to help hair and nail growth. It does not throw yourcycle and make it irregular if you happen to n…ot be pregnant. Infact many gynecologists actually prefer if you take prenatalvitamins before you become pregnant in order to prepare your bodyfor pregnancy.
I'm not pregnant but I take prenatal vitamins for hair nd nail growth I'm 2days past due on my cycle Would the vitamins make the test come out positive Or should I wait for my cycle?
No, the vitamins would not make the test come out positive.Pregnancy tests look for a compound called hCG, which is not inprenatal vitamins. That said, 2 days late is awfully… early for a home pregnancy test;I'd expect the test might come out negative even if you werepregant. If you haven't started in a week, the test should giveaccurate results.