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Can vitamin d help your capillaries?

Can vitamin d help your capillaries?

Good question: Vit d is under increasing study. I am impressed with how many pts, are deficient. Your doc can do a simple blood test and also monitor if your replacement tx is enough. We know it helps bone regeneration, it is necessary for some meds to work. Eat healthy, and see if you need more supplements if you are losing height or have family hx of osteoporosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Baker
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Vitamin D (Definition)

Vitamin d is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more


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How do I get vitamin d?

How do I get vitamin d?

Naturally: 40 min weekly of direct sunshine to the face, upper extremities and lower extremities should be enough to give you the lowest amount of healthy, natural stimulation from uv light to produce vitamin d in your skin. If you live in an area of the world where there is lack of sunlight for more than 3-4 mos of the year, supplementing additional oral vitamin d may be necessary. ...Read more

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What is about vitamin d?

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What is about vitamin d?

Vitamin: Not sure what the question is about, exactly. It is a vitamin; marked deficiency causes rickets, lesser deficiencies cause abnormalities in several organ systems, including diarrhea and bone metabolism. ...Read more

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What decreases vitamin d?

What decreases vitamin d?

The roof: Most of the vitamin d in the body is produced by exposure to the sunshine. But, nowadays we live, work and drive under a roof so our body is not exposed to the sunlight. Check this video i made about vitamin d. http://otwithmd.com/vitamin-d/. ...Read more

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What foods have vitamin d?

What foods have vitamin d?

Enriched foods: The flesh of fatty fish (such as salmon, tuna, and mackerel) and fish liver oils are among the best sources. Small amounts of vitamin d are found in beef liver, cheese, and egg yolks. Some mushrooms provide vitamin d2 in variable amounts. Ready-to-eat breakfast cereals often contain added vitamin d, as do some brands of orange juice, yogurt, margarine and other food products. ...Read more

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Does vitamin d treat pain?

Does vitamin d treat pain?

Not immediately but.: Severe vitamin d deficiency can cause bone/muscle pain. So obviously long term solution to treat such pain is to treat the deficiency with vit d under medical supervision. But vit d cannot provide immediate pain relief. ...Read more

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Why is vitamin d important?

Why is vitamin d important?

Omnipresent: Traditionally, vit d has important role in bone health but is increasingly recognized as a hormone with role in various body systems including skin, immunity, etc. ...Read more

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Why is vitamin d necessary?

Why is vitamin d necessary?

Many benefits!: Vit d is necessary to absorb calcium. Low vit d can cause fatigue, muscle pain/ weakness, headaches, depression and increases risk of infections, heart disease, cancer and risk of dying! see http://www.Drfranklipman.Com/symptoms-diseases-associated-with-vitamin-d-deficiency and http://articles.Mercola.Com/sites/articles/archive/2008/11/01/vitamin-d-is-a-key-player-in-your-overall-health.Aspx. ...Read more

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Dr. Linda DiMeglio
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