Supplements

10 09 2012

Just to give you an idea of the types of supplements I take to help with egg quality and immune issues– this is my every morning. Most of this is designed to help reduce inflammation and oxidation so you’ll see lots of vitamins, antioxidants and natural anti inflammatories.  I could add ginger and garlic, even quercetin, but I think this is enough, plus I will be doing prednisone, lovenox and intralipids in just a few days.

Not pictured is my chewable vitamin C tablet (ate it before I took the photo) and the myo-inositol + folic acid powder that I dissolve in my morning juice.  And in the evening, I do one more myo-inositol powder, plus 500 mg metformin, plus 3 mg melatonin.  (I’m only doing the myo-inositol + melatonin while actively cycling as I read that melatonin on a constant basis will mess up your hormones.)

From left to right, top row, middle row, bottom row:

Prenatal, alpha lipoic acid, 2 turmeric, 3 green tea extract, 3 vitamin E, 3 bilberry extract

2 astaxanthin, L-arginine, metafolin, lycopene, vitamin D3

3 fish oil (1400mg each), 4 CoQ10 (800 mg total)

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10 09 2012
hopefulandhungry

Do you do more than morning supplements?

11 09 2012
Georgette

Yes, in the evening I do the second dose of “Pregnitude” (powder containing 2 mg myo-inositol and 200mg folic acid.) I take it for the myo-inositol, the folic acid is duplicative. I also take 500mg metformin (low dose metformin improves egg quality in nonPCOS women who have previously failed IVF, http://www.hormones.gr/556/article/article.html ) and 3 mg melatonin. The myoinositol and melatonin is just while cycling/recruiting eggs.

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