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A 35-year-old female asked:

I have been taking vit d shots for about 2-3 years now. my calcium level falls soon after i stop. what should i be doing to keep vit d levels right.

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Dr. Ward Dean
Holistic Medicine 44 years experience
Take oral Vit D3: Vit D levels should be in the 60-70 ng/ml range. You can reach this level with oral Vit D3, usually in the range of 5,000-10,000 IU daily. Take whatever dose you need to reach the 60-70 ng level. Injections should not be necessary.

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