A 31-year-old male asked:
Does vitamin d deficiency cause severe covid hospitalization?
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
13 viewsAnswered Jan 05, 2021
Neurology 52 years experience
Best if adequate: There seems to be some disagreement amongst physicians regarding Vitamin D and COVID-19. To be safest, recommend taking supplements, about 800-2000 units of D-3 daily. Check serum levels, usually best above 30 ng/ml, but could be adequate as high as 50-70 ng/ml. To discuss further, a HT virtual consultation may be helpful.
12 viewsAnswered Jan 12, 2021
A 33-year-old member asked:
What to do if i was recently diagnosed with severe vitamin d deficiency. What could be causing this?
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Radiology 23 years experience
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A 42-year-old member asked:
What causes severe vitamin d deficiency?
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Can anyone tell me what causes a vitamin d deficiency?
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 23 years experience
Vitamin D deficiency: Normally lack of exposure to sunlight. This can be accentuated by the fact we are now also covering our bodies with more clothing and sunscreen to prevent skin cancer. In addition, lack of vit d in our diets or poor absorption of vitamin d. Foods normally don't have much vitamin d but some foods that our high in vit d include wild salmon, mackerel, eggs, liver.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
What problems may be caused by a vitamin D deficiency?
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Internal Medicine 27 years experience
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