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what is your vitamin d level supposed to be

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
Vitamin D: Less than 20 should be treated. You can get 25, 000 iu of vitamin d in the sun in 30 minutes uncovered.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Kauffman
26 years experience in Anti-Aging Medicine
Vitamin D: A vitamin D level between 60-100 is ideal.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Increased mortality!: Low vit d can cause fatigue, muscle pain/ weakness, headaches, depression and increases risk of infections, heart disease, cancer and risk of dying! m ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Increased mortality!: Low vit d can cause fatigue, muscle pain/ weakness, headaches, depression and increases risk of infections, heart disease, cancer and risk of dying! m ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience in Endocrinology
No: Vit d is stored in adipose and liver. A pint of blood will have very little or no effect on your level.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jose Barreto
13 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Higher than 30 ng/ml: To be normal it should be higher than 30 ng/ml. I prefer it to be higher than 60 ng/ml.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Living in the dark: Vitamin d is found in some food sources but the major supply is your skin exposure to sun. So it is more commonly deficient in northern climates. It ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Cogdill
16 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Testing: There isn't a way to know for sure outside of a blood test. Most individuals at the end of the winter, farther from the equator, little outside activi ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krinick
41 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Varies by lab: 30-50, the trend is to recommend more. Always ask your your md to be sure your total condition is taken into account.
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A female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Vit D Deficiency: The level of 25 HydroxyVitD level is low.Normal is above 30.Any level below 30 is considered low.You need to be treated with high doses of VitD by Pre ... Read More

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