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Doctor insights on: Homeopathic Treatment For Vitamin D Deficiency

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Will a vitamin d supplement be an effective treatment for lamictal induced deficiency?

Will a vitamin d supplement be an effective treatment for lamictal induced deficiency?

Yes: Lamictal has a whole slew of potential side effects, but wasn't aware that vitamin d deficiency was one of them. No matter the cause, if you're vitamin d deficient an over the counter 2, 000 units of vitamin d3 daily is a very effective treatment with almost zero potential risk unless you have an elevated calcium level (which should be evaluated by your doc)/. ...Read more

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Is there a vitamin d deficiency injection?

Is there a vitamin d deficiency injection?

Vitamin D: Probably but an injection is not necessary. Vitamin D tablets are available over the counter at low cost. 1,000 or 2,000 mg tablets daily are appropriate. ...Read more

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Best vitamin for period pain/mood? Currently only taking vitamin D3 1000iu & vitamin b complex

Best vitamin for period pain/mood? Currently only taking vitamin D3 1000iu & vitamin b complex

Depends: Different items work for different people, but many patients report a better sense of well being with a b complex vitamin, and with significant vitamin d. Depending on your latitude and sun exposure, you may or may not get enough vitamin d from sun. You could consider trying 3, 000 iu of vitamin d. Also there is some evidence to suggest that methyl folate also helps improve a person's mood. ...Read more

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Is vitamin d good for treating acne?

Is vitamin d good for treating acne?

Sunshine: Vit d the sunshine vitamin can help in some cases. Sunshine may be another option. ...Read more

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Remedy for calcium deficiency.

Remedy for calcium deficiency.

Clarify?: Serum calcium may be low for any of several reasons; i'm assuming normal albumin. Hypoparathyroidism and its kin are uncommon but lower the level despite plenty of calcium on board. Vegetarians may and people on other restricted diets may become calcium deficient, and some folks may not be able to absorb it. The physician who diagnosed it can tell you more. Good luck. ...Read more

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Treatment for vitamin a toxicity?

Treatment for vitamin a toxicity?

Vitamin Toxicity: is very rare but can happen with very high and prolonged doses of fat soluble vitamins( ADEK) ...Read more

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What are the recommendations for vit d deficiency screening?

What are the recommendations for vit d deficiency screening?

High risk profile: Certain groups are at higher risk for osteoporosis and fractures: thin people, light skinned/northern european descent, smokers, history of prior fractures in self or family. But the number one risk factor is sedentary lifestyle, when there is little weight bearing activity. When astronauts return from a couple weeks of weightlessness, they are remarkably osteoporotic back on earth. Walk.Walk! ...Read more

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Vitamin d deficient, 25hydroxy test result 5.8. What brand supplement and dosage is recommended?

Vitamin d deficient, 25hydroxy test result 5.8. What brand supplement and dosage is recommended?

Vitamin D3: Any brand will do. If you have access to Costco, buy pills of 5000 units and take one every day for three months. After that reduce the dose to about 2000 units/day. it may be beneficial to add a multivitamin to your daily routine. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Is b complex vitamin good for cancer patient ? And does surbex xt medicine contain b complex vitamin?

Is b complex vitamin  good for cancer patient ? And does surbex xt medicine contain b complex vitamin?

Unknown &controversy: There is not enough science to answer this definitively. I think yes. One of the best studies was done by abam hoffer md who showed dramatic increases in survival in cancer patients who took high doses of b complex, beta carotene, e, c, selenium & zinc. See http://cancertherapies.Org/bkinfo.Htm no one has studied b vits alone. Surbex xt has four b vitamins but not the full b complex. ...Read more

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If my severe vitamin D deficiency was caused by malabsorption, would oral vitamin D supplements work?

If my severe vitamin D deficiency was caused by malabsorption, would oral vitamin D supplements work?

Vit D malais: 53 M of unknown ethnicity from UK asks "if my severe Vit D was caused by malabsorption would oral D work". ANS; yes it you can correct cause of malabsorption or take in enough to overcome the malabsorb problem. Talk with your team there who know you best. ...Read more

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Is magnesium needed for vitamin D absorbtion as cofactor?

Magnesium is not: needed for absorption of D but it is good for muscle cramps, aches, and headaches. D is is needed as a co-factor for absorption of calcium, which is what you may be thinking of. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Recently diagnosed with severe vitamin d deficiency. What are known causes of vitamin d deficiency?

Recently diagnosed with severe vitamin d deficiency. What are known causes of vitamin d deficiency?

Poor intake/absorp-: There are three categories of problems leading to vitamin d deficiency. --low intake of vitamin d: individuals on vegetarian diet & vegan diet --low absorption from the gastrointestinal tract: individuals with pancreatic or liver disease --inability to activate vitamin d: individuals with kidney failure. ...Read more

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What are tests for hyperparathyroidism and vitamin d deficiency?

What are tests for hyperparathyroidism and vitamin d deficiency?

It depend what kind: The gold standard of diagnosis is the parathyroid immunoassay. Once an elevated parathyroid hormone has been confirmed, goal of diagnosis is to determine whether the hyperparathyroidism is primary or secondary in origin by obtaining a serum calcium level which is high in primary case, low in secondary cases. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a vitamin d deficiency?

What is the best treatment for a vitamin d deficiency?

Vit D supplements: Vitamin d supplements are the best and easiest way to normalize your level. Foods and sunshine are not nearly as effective. ...Read more

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Is a prescription for vitamin d deficiency temporary? Can the body correct itself after taking vitamin d (50, 000 iu weekly) for several months

Is a prescription for vitamin d deficiency temporary?  Can the body correct itself after taking  vitamin d (50, 000 iu weekly)  for several months

Vit D: 20 minutes of sunshine a day is important for vit d absorbtion. Need calcium as well. Your doctor needs to check you vit d level to decide what is the proper dose of vit d. Most people need less than you but this is individualized. We dont know your age, or personal health profile. Many of the decisions are based on your health profile. ...Read more

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Are vitamin d help in treatment hypertension ?

Are vitamin d help in treatment hypertension ?

May be a supplement: Vitamin d will help blood pressure but not cure HTN but is needed in many cell functions and you may probably need medications. ...Read more

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What type of vitamin d supplement is best? Otc or rx?

What type of vitamin d supplement is best? Otc or rx?

The natural: My advise would be to use the derived from cod liver oil. It comes naturally in combination with vitamin a. This is a very good natural combination for multiple reasons. You can find it in the vitamin shops .Look for capsules containing vit d- 400 iu and vit a about 2, 000 or 3, 000 iu. The usual recommended dose would be one capsule a day after meal. If you are sick you can take more. ...Read more

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What are effective l-arginine and vitamin d supplements?

What are effective l-arginine and vitamin d supplements?

Check it out: There are lots of products that sell l-arginine and vit. D. But the problem is that there is not good regulatory control so do your research on the brand you buy. ...Read more

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What causes a vit d deficiency?

What causes a vit d deficiency?

Vitamin D deficiency: is now recognized as a pandemic. The major cause of vitamin D deficiency is the lack of appreciation that sun exposure in moderation is the major source of vitamin D for most humans. Very few foods naturally contain vitamin D, and foods that are fortified with vitamin D are often inadequate to satisfy either a child's or an adult's vitamin D requirement. ...Read more

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