A 32-year-old member asked:
Do i have osteoporosis? 7 years ago a knee doctor told me from my blood tests that i had a vitamin d deficiency but not calcium deficiency. i always drank coke/pepsi before blood test and since then. sometimes i feel weakness in my knees when i walk
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Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
Take vitamin D: It is not feasible to know if you have osteoporosis without a special x-ray examination. However, if you were vitamin D deficiency you should take at least 2000 units of vitamin D3 every day. Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 minutes/day, drink plenty of water, have safe sex, no tobacco alcohol weed or street drugs. For nutrition: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/.
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