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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Very common, take D3: Vitamin d deficiency is surprisingly common- about 35% of us women have it! we can get adequate d from 20 minutes of sun exposure without sunscreen be ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tedde Rinker
42 years experience Holistic Medicine
Very Low Vit D: You could take 50, 000 iu/day for a month then recheck vit d level. If it's between 40-60, then start taking 5-10, 000 iu per day.
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Shenkir
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Low vitamin D: I prescribe this for my patients; 50, 000iu vitamin d is used to treat vitamin d deficiency, which was probably discovered in bloodwork you did. This ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Don't Take D2!!!: This is the wrong kind of vit. D to take! the 50, 000 unit dose of vit d is the prescription form, vitamin d2. Research has shown this type does more ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nolan Segal
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Absolute max is 2000iu/day. Too much is bad for you.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Wait longer: It will usually take several months for your vitamin D level to normalize. If it does not after that period of time, check w/your doctor.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Katz
Dr. Ira Katz answered
23 years experience Endocrinology
Variable: With the mult probs you have (sleep apnea, HTN & asthma) some ex's may from those. That said I am a very big advocate of vit D and find that most ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Vitamin d low : Studies have shown that it may not be best to take such high doses of vitamin D. If it is recommended at that dose of 50,000 IU, it is usually provi ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience Family Medicine
Varies: Routinely i recommend 2000 iu's / day people treating osteopenia and osteoporosis should take higher doses usually about 50, 000 iu's per week.
A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Less D: As a male, you should be able to get sufficient calcium from your diet as long as you drink milk and eat dairy and veggies without problems. 2000 unit ... Read More
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