Oral contraceptives are a convenient and fast method of contraception, but many female friends reported that oral contraceptives have many side effects, such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, lethargy, fatigue and so on. What is a good way to alleviate these discomfort symptoms? Attention to increase six nutrients, can effectively avoid adverse reactions.
Supplementation of six nutrients
1. Vitamin B6
A few women had early pregnancy-like reactions such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, lethargy and fatigue at the initial stage of medication, while vitamin B6 could alleviate symptoms. In addition, estrogen in contraceptives can increase liver tryptophan metabolism, while vitamin B6 is a coenzyme component in tryptophan metabolism.
Lack of vitamin B6 can interfere with tryptophan metabolism and subsequently lead to neurological dysfunction. Therefore, some women will be depressed, pessimistic, easily agitated, irritable and other performance after taking contraceptives.
Foods rich in vitamin B6: meat, milk, eggs, vegetables, malt, liver, peanuts, yeast, sunflower seeds, bananas, rice bran, etc.
2. Folic acid and vitamin B12 supplementation
The use of contraceptives can inhibit folate-binding enzymes in duodenal mucosa, which are necessary for intestinal absorption of folic acid. Less enzymes can cause folic acid deficiency. Contraceptives can also cause a relative lack of vitamin B12 in the body, which is prone to anemia.
Foods rich in folic acid and vitamin B12: animal viscera, shellfish, milk powder, fish, crab, egg yolk, green leafy vegetables, meat, beans, fruits, etc. Tea is rich in folic acid and vitamin B12 and can be drinked regularly.
3. Appropriate amount of vitamin B2