A 28-year-old male asked:
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How long will it take me to get normal vitamin d levels? I'm a black male and i take 2 D3 2000 iu pills everyday.Faster if i stayed in the sun more?

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Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Up to 3 mos: May take up to 3 mos to get to a stable level. You probably only need 2000 units/day to get into a normal level.
Answered on May 24, 2013

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