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Date : 11-Oct-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Elderly Problems
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Doctor:Hi
User:Hello
Doctor:please proceed with your query.
User:my grandma is 75 years old and no health issues... she feels a bit tired what are the supplements that i can give her
Doctor:OK
Doctor:Is she suffering with any known medical conditions?
User:any vitamin supplementary?
Doctor:yes, I would like to known whether she is suffering with any known medical condition?
User:no nothing
Doctor:Is she taking any medications?
User:she does a little bit of helping around the house
Doctor:OK
User:but she feels a bit tires
User:tired
User:though she eats well and all
Doctor:Is she taking any medications regularly?
Doctor:OK
User:no
Doctor:OK
Doctor:the cause of tiredness could be due to stress, age, anaemia or vitamin deficiency.
User:may be vitamin i feel
Doctor:You can give her multi vitamins like B complex capsules regualarly once a day after food.
User:can i give her multi vitamins
User:alright
Doctor:Yes, multi vitamins can be given.
User:alright
Doctor:along with this give her fresh fruits and vegetables to eat.
Doctor:observe of improvements.
User:yes that she eats
Doctor:If no improvements observed then you can get her to undergo blood tests like vit. B12, calcium and complete blood count.
User:ok
Doctor:So, lets observe her for improvements.
User:ok thank u
Doctor:Do you have any more queries for me?
User:no
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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