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Anemia Treatment And Acne?

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#1 Cynthiaaaa

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Posted 25 November 2013 - 02:22 AM

So, I'm anemic (probably because of my baaad diet)

I'm starting to take a multivitamin which has iron, B12 and many other vitamins but I made sure it had no iodine...do you think it will make my acne worse? I heard iodine is the main culprit for breakouts caused by multivitamins



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Posted 25 November 2013 - 04:25 AM

It may make your acne worse, that's quite possible.



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Posted 25 November 2013 - 04:47 AM

I'm kinda anemic too, and the supplement made me break out, unfortunately. I'm trying to have a better diet, eat iron rich foods like liver, beef, sardines (i hate fish though), beans  etc. But the level of my red blood cells wasn't very dangerously low - just if I continued having the diet I had, I would end up having serious problems.
But try taking supplements and see how your body reacts, maybe you're also better off getting your vitamins with food, than synthetic ones.  


Diagnosed with PCOS/Insulin resistance

Currently clear from acne.

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- Yasmin birth control 
- Spironolactone 50 mg
 
Skincare:

- Paula's Choice

Supplements:

- Innate Response Glucose Tolerance Factor Chromium, for blood sugar balancing 
- Innate Response DysBio-GI, against candida

Extra:

- Peppermint tea 2 cups/day
- Licorice tea 1 cup/day

 





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