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how long does it take to feel the effects of vitamin d supplements

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Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience Endocrinology
Hours: Vitamin d should be absorbed from the small intestine within several hours if there is normal function of the intestine.
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Months: You did not provide sufficient information about your health. Low vitamin D and calcium are likely to be chronic issues and you should get these check ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Catherine Willner
34 years experience Neurology
Depends: Vitamin d has multiple roles in the body, some of them seemingly silent to you but there are symptoms which can improve after starting supplementatio ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Yes: Absolutely, especially if they live in a temperate zone. Increase dose in winter and decrease or skip in summer depending on sun exposure. D3 1000 to ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abby Caplin
39 years experience Integrative Medicine
No, but: You should ask your doctor to measure your vitamin d level. If it's low, you will need supplemental vit. D to raise it, and most likely to maintain th ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
With largest meal: I think, for individuals who are currently supplementing with vitamin d to take this with their largest evening meal.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Nefcy
38 years experience Radiology
Well......: Unless you are one of the very few patients that actually need Vitamin D due to documented deficiency or possibly suggested due to an illness or medic ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Any brand will do: Counter to what a salesperson might tell you, there's not much money to be made selling vitamin D. As long as the label has a USP DSVP symbol on it, y ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience Endocrinology
Up to 50000 U/wk: The dose of vitamin d depends on how low the level. A mild decrease could be treated with 2-3000 units daily. A severe decrease may require 50000 un ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Maybe: Adequate calcium and vitamin d nutrition is important at any age, especially for children and the elderly. Vitamin d enhances absorption of calcium fr ... Read More
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