Vitamins and supplements offer many benefits when taken correctly. The Evia Medical Center team performs nutritional evaluations to determine which vitamins and supplements you’ll benefit from taking and how often. Serving the Smithtown, New York, area, the team takes an overall integrative approach to medicine, which includes ensuring you have the vitamins you need to be healthy. Contact Evia Medical Center to schedule a consultation today.

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What are vitamins and supplements?

You may take supplements to improve your overall health. They replace or provide nutrients you may be lacking.

Vitamins are a type of supplement. Many Americans take vitamins on a daily basis. Some of the most popular vitamins offer additional calcium, vitamin D, or iron.

Why do people take vitamins and supplements?

There are many reasons why you may take vitamins and supplements. You may take them to improve your overall health, or they may be prescribed to you to treat various health conditions.

You can benefit from taking vitamins and supplements if you:

  • Are pregnant
  • Have acne
  • Have an iron deficiency
  • Have had bariatric surgery
  • Want to fight signs of aging
  • Are on a diet that prevents you from receiving nutrients

How do I know what vitamins and supplements to take?

While vitamins offer many benefits, it’s important you take the right ones for your body. Too much of a particular type of vitamin is not always good and can cause negative side effects.

An excellent way to know what vitamins and supplements you should take is to speak with a team member at Evia Medical Center. The center’s highly skilled and professional medical team provide an integrative approach to care and will help you manage your vitamin and supplement regimen. They perform a nutritional evaluation to determine what vitamins you’ll benefit from taking and at what dosage.

To make things easy for you, the Evia Medical Center team has many vitamins and supplements available in the office for purchase.

What are the benefits of taking vitamins and supplements?

Taking vitamins and supplements offer many benefits when taken correctly. And, you take vitamins and supplements for reasons specific to you and the benefits you experience will be unique. However, there are some general benefits as well, such as:

  • Lower risk of heart attack
  • Lower cholesterol
  • Improve the appearance of skin and nails
  • Improve eye health
  • Prevent illness and disease

To find out how taking vitamins and supplements can benefit you, seek professional guidance. Call to schedule an appointment today at Evia Medical Center.