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Dearborn, MI
A 35-year-old male asked:

Why is it preferable to take calcium and magnesium supplements with vitamin d3 when you have d deficiency ? what the 2 do for vitamin d?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Vitamin D helps: calcium go to bones rather than veins, which is what is needed for bone health. If D is low you don't need additional calcium. Check w/doc. Many people take 5K IUs of D3 daily. Peace and good health.
Last updated Jan 1, 2015


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