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how to take 50 000 iu of vitamin d

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Dr. Hanriet Minasian
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: With that level, you will still get the benefit, but it will take your vitamin d storage a little longer to build up. Vitamin d is fat soluble, which ... Read More
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Dr. Susan Wingo
33 years experience Endocrinology
Will take longer: A low level of vitamin d means that the body as a whole is low, including the fat cells that store vitamin d. Just taking a normal daily amount won't ... Read More
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Vitamin D deficiency: First, you should know that the institue of medicine and the national endocrinology group have lowered the threshold level for determining vitamin d d ... Read More

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Vit D: Take Vitamin D3. It is superior to D2. Take 5000 iu of D3 daily. 10000 iu is too much. Take 5000 iu daily for one week. Then drop to 2000 iu daily ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Stop D2, Take D3: The 50, 000 iu form of D is vitamin D2.Research shows D2 increases mortality by 2% whereas Vit D3 reduces mortality by 6%.I advise stop dangerous D2 ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Vit D: It should be fairly benign. The range of treatment is 800-4000 units daily . So 10,000 units a week falls within that range. https://www.healthli ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Ca and Vit D: Unless you have money to throw away or you have problems with Ca and or Vit D I would not take these. Always discuss with your team.
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Stop D2, Take D3: The 50, 000 iu form of d is vitamin d2. I don't know why doctors prescribe this as research shows it increases mortality by 2% whereas vit d3 reduces ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe.: Only 50% of americans get the necessary daily requirement of this important mineral. The three most important in effect and amount needed as far as b ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Owolabi
6 years experience Family Medicine
What is the concern?: That vitamin D level is essentially normal, though other authorities may argue for higher cutoffs. if you are concerned about taking 50,000 IU vitamin ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Sure: Hi. Yes, high dose vitamin D will do no harm, however she could also use OTC vitamin D, say 5,000 IU/day, and that would probably be cheaper. Does she ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jose Barreto
14 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Probably: The main thing is that your levels are being monitored and that you are followed by a physician to make adjustments as needed. www.otwithmd.com.

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