Preventative Care

Premier Physician Network providers answer frequently asked questions about preventative care.

What dietary supplements are recommended for women?

As women age, their dietary needs change and so does their need for dietary supplements.

Five Key Dietary Supplements

There are five key dietary supplements for women:

  • Iron – helps blood cells carry oxygen (without enough you can feel tired and lack energy)
  • Calcium – helps build strong bones in young people and helps prevent bone loss as you get older
  • Vitamin D – helps maintain strong bones by helping the body absorb calcium
  • Magnesium – also important for good growth and maintenance of bones
  • Folic Acid – needed to prevent a shortage of red blood cells and can help prevent some birth defects

Your physician can recommend which dietary supplements are most important for you at your current life stage.

Learn More:

Source: Suzanne Bell, MD, Vandalia Family Care; Tracie Bolden, MD, Fairfield Road Physician Offices; Timothy Markus, MD, Dayton Heart Center; Allison Mendenhall, PA-C, Troy Primary Care Physicians; Katrina Paulding, MD, Samaritan North Family Physicians; Breanna Veal, PA-C, Walden Ponds Primary Care: James Halderman, MD, Jamestown Family Medicine; Christopher Lauricella, DO, Family Medicine of Vandalia; Marcus Washington, MD, Premier Health Family Medicine; Ann DeClue, MD, Ann DeClue, MD; Angelia Mickle, DNP, Jamestown Family Medicine; Leelmohan Ravikumar, MD, Troy Primary Care Physicians; Aaron Block, MD, MPH, Franklin Family Practice; Mansi Amin, DO, SureCare Medical Center, Tammy Taylor, DO, The Pediatric Group