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Can I take the followings/d
Hpv and low grade
vitamin A 8000 iu
vitamin b13 1000ug
vitamin c 1500 mg
vitamin D 25 ug
vitamin e 400 iu
folic acid 800ug?
?on Vitamin D blood work. Vit D 1,25 is high at 73 (rg 18-72). Vit D,25-OH, Total is low at 26 (rg 30-100). Is there any significance to imbalance?
I recommend: 25-hydroxy vitamin D 3 level of 50-66 ng (not nanomols)/L. this usually requires around 5000 units D3 at least 5 days a week. For further wellness protecting goals and numbers you may consult me on health tap. H Robert Silverstein MD, FACC. Recommended reading www.thepmc.org ...Read more
Which vitamin d should I take to help decrease psoriasis break outs...Vit d 1000..Vit d 2000..Vit d 500 with 1200 calcium..Stores have huge selection?
Be careful.: Regardless of what you have read on "natural health" web sites, there is no credible evidence that oral vitamin d is an effective treatment for psoriasis. High doses can raise your calcium levels to the point where you can develop kidney stones and other serious medical problems. 800-1000 iu is a safe daily dosage to prevent vitamin d deficiency. ...Read more
See below: Osteoporosis chances are lower first of all with consistent weight bearing exercise. They has been recent discussion on the benefits of calcium and vitamin d but i still would rec 500 to 1, 000 mg of calcium and at least 400 iu of vitamin d and a manesium supplement. No smoking as smoking can increase bone loss. Stay up on DEXA scans so bone density can be followed more closely. ...Read more
I've heard vitamin C helps with preventing wrinkles and skin aging. Does this mean topical vitamin C products, or taking vitamin C internally?
Promotion vs Science: There is a lot more promotion than real evidence & knowledge around. The link between vit d3 plasma concentrations & immune system function remain very unclear, through promoted based on observations of a few. See vitamindcouncil.Org which promotes these issues; reliability, in my view, unclear after studying & other "experts" a good bit. Suggest studying my answer to question 705132 on healthtap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My vitamin d level is 18 ..why vitamin d supplement gives me horrible muscle cramps ..should I take calcium with vitamin d or take vitamin d only ?
Unusual response: This is a very unusual reaction to Vit D. You are more likely to be reacting to the other ingredients in the supplement so look for a pure Vit D3 with minimal additives. Most adults need 5-8000 iu/day to get optimal levels of 50-80. You probably don't need calcium unless your diet is low in calcium but it is wise to take Vit K with Vit D. Muscle cramps may be caused by low Magnesium. See comment: ...Read more
Vitamin d levels 83nmol/l (32 ng/ml) is suppleming necessary as our body produces vit d from the sun and summer is close? Test was done b/c joint pain
See below:: No! i think normal level for vit d is more than 30, so you are well within normal range. You are correct that the body produces vit d from the sunlight. So i don't think you need supplements for it, but do check with your gp as the lab might be using a different reference points. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it true that vitamin E can help with the absorption of vitamin a, vitamin C folate, or niacin?
No: Vitamins do not change absorption.Get a more detailed answer ›