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Deficiency Of Vitamins A, D, E Or K
Malabsorption: These are all called "fat soluble vitamins". A deficiency usually implies an inability to adequately absorb fat. There are a number of reasons for this and requires careful evaluation. ...Read more
For which deficiencies we use each of vitamin a, b, c, d, e, k please tell me for which cases we use each vitamin for patients?
Many manifestations: Deficiencies of each vitamin (in the case of b, 7 separate vitamins) can cause a wide variety of symptoms and health problems. They give us very limited space here but this website has reliable information on the problems caused by each of these deficiencies: http://www.Healthsupplementsnutritionalguide.Com/vitamin-deficiency-symptoms.Html. ...Read more
Very common: In my opinion, it's virtually impossible these days to get all the nutrients we need from food. Our produce is deficient due to farming and harvesting practices, and our increasingly toxic planet and stressful lives increases our body's requirements for nutrients to help detoxify. We have no good food sources for vitamin d or iodine. I recommend multivit, vit d, and fish oil for everyone. ...Read more
Prescribed 50,000 iu a week of Vitamin D for sever deficiency measure of 8, should I take 10,000 daily or 50,000 on a specific day (i.e. Wednesday)?
Vitamin D: A dose of 50,000 is the correct way to increase your blood level of vitamin D when taken once a week. 4 weeks later have your vitamin D level checked again and if it is within normal range you can revert to 2000 units daily.If the vitamin D level is still low after 4 weeks of 50, 000 you should continue that dose for another 4 weeks but that does not happen often. ...Read more
No sunlight exposure: A major cause of vitamin d deficiency is limited sun exposure vitamin d deficiency can be caused by not eating enough food rich in vitamin d malabsorption of vitamin d from food in the intestines. Crohn’s disease, celiac disease, and cystic fibrosis. Obesity and gastric bypass surgery .Can also lower vitamin d stores in the body. ...Read more