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Since I just swallowed a handful of pills....I am starting to think I might be getting out of control. Let's share what we are taking while trying to conceive.<br><br>
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--few things I have to take b/c of some chronic med problems.<br><br>
prescription prenatal<br>
prescription glucophage for PCOs<br>
prescription gabapentin for nerve pain<br>
Fish oil (mood blend)<br>
folic acid 800 mcg<br>
Cal/Mag combo at bedtime<br>
Vitamin D3--2000 IU<br>
curcumin root pill for nerve pain<br>
Starting prescription vit b12 injections on monday (for nerve pain)<br><br>
should i add anything? i have been thinking about cod liver oil. what are the benefits?
 

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Currently...<br><br>
whole foods multi<br>
b-complex (2)<br>
zinc<br>
folic<br>
b6<br>
maca (3-5)<br>
vitex (3)<br>
calcium (2)<br><br>
Plus borage oil, flax oil, and sometimes robittusin.
 

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I currently take:<br><br>
Rainbow Light Prenatal<br>
4,000 IU Vitamin D3<br>
Fish Oil (omega-3)<br>
Black Currant Seed Oil (omega-6 and omega-9)<br>
Probiotics<br>
Iodine (b/c I think I may be hypothyroid)<br><br>
and I'm considering adding maca to the mix <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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gosh, so way too many things <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Stick Out Tongue"><b>elf,</b> I often have the same thought about being out of control <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hide.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hide"><br><br>
soo... general health/fertility<br>
b-complex<br>
Omega3<br>
Vit D<br>
Fertility blend (made by my herbalist MW. I just started taking it. It is supposed to be full of majic and I hope it is <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink">)<br>
RRL<br>
Vit E<br>
Dandelion root<br><br>
and for my endo/adhesion/pelvic pain<br>
pau d'arco<br>
bayberry<br>
ginger<br>
Borage<br>
Bioplasma<br><br>
buh... that can't be it.. I swear, I'm swallowing a pill or a tincture everytime I turn around <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment">
 

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Rainbow Light Prenatal<br>
1,000 mg Zinc<br>
1,000 mg vitamin C<br>
2,000 IU vitamin D<br>
400 IU Vitamin E<br>
2400mg fish oil<br>
Country Life high potency B-complex<br><br>
That's about it right now. Planning on adding herbs soon to boost fertility.
 

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green tea extract (antioxidants)<br>
grape seed extract (antioxidants)<br>
cranberry extract (prevention of UTI's)<br>
probiotic (healthy bacteria)<br><br>
Since Im going to start TTC from september, I'm about to add in to the mix:<br><br>
Red Raspberry Leaf (fertility)<br>
Folic acid (baby's health)<br>
Soyisoflavones (fertility)<br><br>
I don't think I need any other specific vitamins, as my diet contains good food sources of them anyway, which is better than supplements, Even fish oil ones, as I always eat 2-3 servings of oily fish per week.<br><br>
I am interested in finding out if there are any other herbs which boost fertility?<br><b>millefleur</b>which herbs are you going to take?<br><br><b>babygrey</b>what is the dandelion root for?
 

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Prenatal<br>
Fish Oil<br>
B-complex<br>
Vitamin D<br>
Royal Jelly w/propolis(just started this)<br>
Before O I take 2000 mg EPO<br>
A probiotic<br><br>
In a daily smoothie I have a couple handfuls of random berries, half a banana, whole milk yogurt, almond milk, maca, seaweed, chia seeds soaked in water, cinnamon, and a little honey.<br><br>
I also try to alternate green tea and red raspberry leaf tea beore O.
 

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Ok well you ladies all have me beat but here it is:<br><br>
Prenatal<br>
Fish oil 800mg<br>
Flaxseed oil 800 mg<br>
Essential oil blend 400mg<br>
Omega 3 800mg<br>
Omega 6 382mg<br>
Omega 9 307 mg<br>
An extra 500mg vita C on top of prenatal<br><br>
And next cycle after AF I will start the soy Isf's<br><br>
If that doesn't help after 2 cycles I will be on metformin and possibly other prescrip fertility drugs.
 

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Hmm, let's see. My list has gotten longer recently b.c of adrenal issues and short lp.<br><br>
Morning:<br>
Vitamin C<br>
B complex<br>
Vitex<br>
Probiotic<br>
Cod Liver Oil<br>
Ribes Nigrum (black currant buds) - I normally forget this<br><br>
Bedtime:<br>
Prenatal<br>
B complex<br>
Vitex<br>
Vitamin D<br>
Seriphos
 

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fish oil (most days)<br>
prenatal vitamin called 'ultraprenatal' which contains 50mg of b12, and 2000mg of b6.<br><br>
After o, been taking 200mg progesterone.<br><br>
Will take less next cycle.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">I am interested in finding out if there are any other herbs which boost fertility?<br><b>millefleur</b>which herbs are you going to take?</div>
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I'm in the process of figuring that out right now! I'll let you know as soon as I figure it out though! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin">
 

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A generic multivitamin<br>
.75 mg levothyroxine<br>
otc loratadine (which I may stop again in a couple of days; I actually seem to have kicked the sinus infection and the allergies or whatever have abated)<br><br>
I have a VitD/calcium chocolate chew and Vit C chewables handy, but tend to forget to take them. Should probably start remembering the Vit D at least, though since I'll only be working 2 night shifts/week from now on, I'd probably be fine without it.
 

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Metformin 1000mg<br>
Vitex 800 mg<br>
Cinnamon 1500 mg<br>
EPO 3000 mg<br>
Acidophilus 1-2 x day<br>
Cranberry 3300 mg/prn<br>
Flaxseed Oil 1000/mg<br>
Target Prenatal Vitamins<br>
B-12 tablets<br>
B-12 injections/weekly
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Fish oil 800mg<br>
Flaxseed oil 800 mg<br>
Essential oil blend 400mg<br>
Omega 3 800mg<br>
Omega 6 382mg<br>
Omega 9 307 mg</div>
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don't you get omega 3,6,9 from the fish oil and flaxseed oil already?<br><br>
can I ask why so many people are taking the B complex? Is the dosage of B vitamins higher in that than a regular multivitamin?<br><br>
I'm adding B6 to my list from next cycle.
 

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I take..<br><br>
A whole food multi-vit<br>
chlorella<br>
krill oil<br>
Vit D3<br>
probiotic<br>
magnesium power drink (NaturalCalm)
 

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Currently just my prenatal, but once AF arrives (IF she does, and it's looking like she will tomorrow) I'll start on EPO.<br><br>
Hopefully it'll do some good. I've also added a lot of dietary foods that might help out a bit.
 

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Sublingual B complex with 1200mcg of b12<br>
100mg of b6 (since the bcomplex only has 2)<br>
Prenatal<br>
27mg iron (anemic right now)<br>
Yellowdock (to help absorb the iron)<br><br>
This is the first cycle on all of these together so we shall see what happens!
 

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pre-natal 3x per day<br>
2000 D3<br>
EPA DHA 720 by metagenics (essential fatty acids) 2 per day<br>
Vitex (1 pill per day)<br>
Iodine in the form of seaweed in pill form for thyroid function 3 per day in am<br>
Herbal tincture for progesterone levels 2x perday<br>
2000 Vit c with bioflavanoids<br>
Iron with Vit c 1x per day<br>
probiotics
 

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can I ask why so many people are taking the B complex? Is the dosage of B vitamins higher in that than a regular multivitamin?<br><br>
I'm adding B6 to my list from next cycle.</div>
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the B6 helps women who have an LP problem. (like me) and the whole b complex helps absorption of the b6. (namely the b12.) and they take it on top of the multi, because they need a higher dose than the multi provides, (my assumption of course)<br><br>
heres my list:<br><br>
Prenatal<br>
B6<br>
Vitex<br>
EPO<br>
Zinc<br>
VitC<br>
sprouted ground flax (i eat it on everything, its yummy too. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">)
 

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Whole Foods Prenatal<br>
Lysine 500mg (to prevent cold sores)<br><a href="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/showthread.php?t=1222764" target="_blank">Soy Isoflavones</a> 100-200mg CD3-7 (natural clomid)<br>
Raspberry leaf & Nettle leaf tea<br><br>
Samy - Like vivica said, the B vitamins are to help those who wish to lengthen their LP's.<br><br>
Can anyone tell me how dangerous it would be to take Excedrine during the 2WW? It seems to be the only thing that helps my frequent headaches. I usually only need one pill, which contains 250mg acetaminophen, 250mg aspirin, and 65mg caffeine. I would take it maybe 2-3 times a week. I know the problem lies mostly with the aspirin, but I've heard of people taking baby aspirin during the 2WW to help with implantation. Granted, that is only 81mg - one third the dose I would take. I am only asking because I'm sitting here at 3dpo with a headache that threatens to turn into a migraine if I don't do anything!
 
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