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Should you take vitamin d in the summer even when you get enough sun?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Yes: Because vitamin d is fat soluble and you can't keep your level normal if you start and stop your replacement. Plus, people generally don't have sufficient sun exposure to obtain the same levels you can with replacememt.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

Could you tell me what happens if you don't get enough vitamin d?

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Dr. Frederick Singer
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Bone loss.: Bone loss would be common. Many other problems may occur including muscle weakness, infections, diabetes, and possibly various cancers.

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Last updated Jul 20, 2013

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