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how much vit d3 do you rec per day for heart disease prevention? 5000 units seems safe and standard?

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Dr. Mark Gabelman
Cardiology 41 years experience
Data is unclear: Although this is likely not the answer you wanted, in spite of there being a correlation of low vit d levels with many abnormalities including heart disease, there is no evidence that supplementation lowers that risk. There are ongoing large studies to clarify the answer, .

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