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Calcium 600 With Vitamin D3 Medication
Can I take calcium 600 mg with vitamin D3 400 international units every day for depression and anxiety for how long can I take it?
Calcium and D are: More helpful for bone health than for mood disorders. The D may be moderately helpful in that way, however. Please see a mental health professional and do not rely on medication alone. Learn some stress management techniques from the doc. The Relaxation Response book by Herbert Benson can help. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Could my drug regimen of depakote, omeprazole, percocet, calcium, and vitamin d be causing constipation?
Calcium & vitamin D.: Calcium and vitamin D are different, but they work together as building blocks for our bones. Supplementing calcium and vitamin D can help keep bones strong and hopefully prevent or delay the development of osteoporosis when used in combination with weight-bearing exercise. ...Read more
Fish liver oils-cod liver oil
cat fish, salmon, mackerel, sardines,
eel, eggs, beef liver, mushroom etc. ...Read more
KEEP D 3 LEVELS: Below 3000 units a day total.Get a more detailed answer ›
Uncertain: The optimal daily dose for calcium and vitamin d supplementation is uncertain. 1200 mg of calcium (diet plus supplement) and 800 iu of vitamin d daily is recommended for most postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. Although the optimal intake has not been clearly established in premenopausal women or in men with osteoporosis, 1000 mg total of calcium and 400 to 600 iu of vitamin d is suggested. ...Read more
Depends on...: This depends on your diet ; sun exposure. Most adults need 5-8000 iu a day of vit d3 during fall ; winter months but can get enough d from exposure to mid-day sun in spring ; summer- but take year-round if you don't use sunscreen or get much sun. Amount of calcium should be 400-1000mg depending on diet but vit k2 15 mg (not mcg), magnesium ; other nutrients are crucial too-see http://bit. Ly/1a48ofs. ...Read more
Ca++ and Vit D:
Current guidelines recommend a total daily Calcium intake of 1000mg (including foods that contain calcium and whatever supplement you are taking) and Vitamin D 600 IU daily for males your age. Both increase a bit at age 70. These supplements can be a problem for people with certain conditions such as kidney stones.
However, recommendations for any supplement can change from time to time. ...Read more
You could take a supplement but those doses you are talking about are very low doses and would not likely do much good
go to vitamindcouncil. Org for good information on this subject. ...Read more
Yes, please take: Calcium w/vitamin d3 because the d will guide it to the proper place, the bones, rather than the blood vessels. There are other co-factors as well. Biron, silicon, vitamin k, etc. There are products available that contain calcium w/one or more co-factors. That's the simplest way to go. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Bone health & more: Vitamin D & calcium are involved in bone health eg prevention of rickets & osteoporosis - check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/health-tip/art-20048544. The heart, muscles & nerves also need calcium to function properly - check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/calcium-supplements/art-20047097 ...Read more
To make bone mineral: Vitamin D's job is mostly to help your gut absorb calcium well from the food you eat so if there is little or no calcium in your diet vitamin D is not that helpful. And calcium works along with phosphate to form a mineral called hydroxyapatite which is hard and gives bones much of their strength. ...Read more
That exceeding norm: Any amount of vitamin d supplementation that causes your vitamin d level to exceed optimal is too high. Know your numbers. Have your vitamin d level checked. 30-100 is normal. Vitamin d and calcium are neccessay for strong bones. In excess, calcium increases your risk for a cardiovasular or heart event, and vitamin d excess can cause fractures. ...Read more
In my testings my vitamin d is 10 nmol/l and calcium is 2.19 nmol/l how much vitamin d should I take?
Very severe: Deficiency. You need a big dose for a long time so ask your doc. ...Read more
Not a problem: You took a little excessive amount with these two together but your body can easily handle this and will eliminate the excess. Regimens of mega vitamins have mostly been proven not to carry benefits but they amount you took is not mega. ...Read more
Calcium: Should not be taken at the same time as levo. ...Read more
LOTS: Vit d helps enhance calcium absorption and both are needed for many biochemical reactions in the body including bone strength/health and heart function. Vit d has been found to prevent 16 forms of cancer, helps the immune system, prevents the flu, helps with heart health and gut health. ...Read more
Speak with your doc: It sounds as if your doctor is doing a diagnostic work up to include your parathyroic gland. If this is the case she may also order tests to visualize the gland as well as your bones. You may have had a recent fracture or problem that she is addressing. Hope you get to the bottom of it soon. ...Read more
Vitamin D deficiency: Was your D deficiency measured w/a lab test? Did you doctor recommend 1K of D? That's not a lot of D. Please do what doc says. If calcium is low you can supplement w/it. You may be thinking of the need for D when taking calcium for low calcium but it is not necessary the other way around. Make sure you are taking D3. Peace and good health. ...Read more