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How long does it take to cure vitamin d deficiency on 2000u per day?

How long does it take to cure vitamin d deficiency on 2000u per day?

Hard question: Because a person may be getting varying amounts of vitamin d from the sun , how long it takes to build up or deplete will vary. That being said, vitamin d from food or supplements have a half-life of 20-30 days, therefore a month should be plenty of time to build up in the system. Thank you. ...Read more

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How long does it take to correct vitamin d deficiency?

How long does it take to correct  vitamin d deficiency?

Variable: Duration of corrective treatment varies depending upon the cause leading to vitamin d deficiency, e.g., nutritional deficiency vs inability to activate vitamin d. For nutritional vitamin d deficiency, high-dose vitamin d, 2, 000 to 5, 000 iu/day, is given over 4-6 week. ...Read more

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How long does it take, with supplements, to recover from a vitamin b deficiency (b1 or other) ? ballpark

How long does it take, with supplements, to recover from a vitamin b deficiency (b1 or other) ? ballpark

Everyone : Is different. And depending on how severe the deficiency. Could take weeks to months. The body can only absorb certain amounts. So the correction will take time ...Read more

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I take vitamin E capsules(400iu) every day. Is it ok? I take it for better blood circulation. I don't think i've vitamin E deficiency.

I take vitamin E capsules(400iu) every day. Is it ok? I take it for better blood circulation. I don't think i've vitamin E deficiency.

Yes: Vitamin e is an antioxidant. A lot of studies about long term benefits. Some point to prostate protection and cardiovascular protection. One study suggests slight increase mortality in people taking vitamin e supplements, but no specific condition. ...Read more

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My vitamin d level is below 10 ng/ml. Approximately how long will it take me to get to healthy level? I just started taking 2000 iu d3 once daily.

My vitamin d level is below 10 ng/ml. Approximately how long will it take me to get to healthy level? I just started taking 2000 iu d3 once daily.

3-6 months: It will take 3-6 months to build up enough stores of vitamin D. You may continue taking this dose indefinitely. 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, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I take 50000 iu of vitamin D once weekly. My D level is 26. Neuro suggested to take 1000 daily before that. Can I take the 1000 daily too?

I take 50000 iu of vitamin D once weekly. My D level is 26. Neuro suggested to take 1000 daily before that. Can I take the 1000 daily too?

Higher appropriate: You can expect at least 3 to 6 months of treatment before you can raise your serum levels to a healthy normal. The amount of oral vitamin D3 needed to correct deficiency depends primarily on your adipose tissue mass. The morbidly obese require 3 times the usual dose, 30,000 iu/day, Many experts now recommend aiming for mid to higher nl range. You may require 2,000 iu/day just to remain normal. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from vitamin d deficiency?

How long does it take to recover from vitamin d deficiency?

Variable: The time it takes to reverse vitamin d deficiency depends on how low the level is and what dose of vitamin d is given. In most cases the condition can be reversed in 1-2 months. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a vitamin d dificiency?

How long does it take to recover from a vitamin d dificiency?

Depends on severity: Mild to moderate vitamin d deficiency can be corrected within a month. Severe deficiency will take longer. ...Read more

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My vitamin d level is 29, should I take a supplement and how much per day?

My vitamin d level is 29, should I take a supplement and how much per day?

Probably not needed: The institute of medicine recently did a review of vitamin d needs. They concluded that we probably take more than we need. It is hard to tell from your number just what form of vit d was measured, and what the units are. If you are referring to vit d oh, measured in ng/ml, a level of 20 ng/ml is thought to be adequate. ...Read more

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My vitamin d 25 hydroxy is low at a 27.8. How do I know which vit d should I take? Can i take a vitamin D3 1, 000 pill to help raise it?

Vitamin D: Although there is some controversy about the cutoff of normal level of vitamin d, it is generally agreed that above 30 is a normal level. So, your level is only slightly below that, and 400-500 iu of vit d3 supplement should be sufficient, and 1000 iu will certainly raise it above 30. Depending on your risk for osteoporosis, higher levels of vit d may be recommended. ...Read more

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What happens if vitamin d is 51 iu how much vitamin d should I take?

51 iu or 51 nl/ml?: If your blood level is 51 ng/ml you have more than sufficient vitamin d and you don't need to supplement whatsoever. A recent analysis of many vitamin d studies showed that vitamin d supplementing almost never improves health unless you address why the vitamin d was low in the first place. ...Read more

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How long does it take multivitamins to cure an iron deficiency?

How long does it take multivitamins to cure an iron deficiency?

Depend-take months: It depends on how low is your iron, how good your stomach absorbing the iron, whether you can tolerate the iron, whether you take the iron properly or not , how much do you take etc. The respond is individually basis. Your doctor should check you again in about 3 months and see if you respond well or not. If you can't tolerate or if you don't respond to oral iron, intravenous iron is an option. ...Read more

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How much vitamin d a day should one take ?

How much vitamin d a day should one take ?

It depends: The institute of medicine sets recommended dietary allowance(rda) at 600 iu for people ages 1-70 with safe upper limits for daily intake ages 9 & above at 4, 000iu. Many people take doses much higher than this if their levels are low but should do so under the supervision of their physician. If levels are normal 1, 000 iu is a good maintenance dose for adults. Vit d3 is better absorbed than d2. ...Read more

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How long does it take to raise vitamin d levels once supplementation begins (4, 000 iu/day). Current level is 17. Thanks.

How long does it take to raise vitamin d levels once supplementation begins (4, 000 iu/day). Current level is 17. Thanks.

Up to 3 mos: Vitamin d is fat soluble and can take up to three months to reach a new equilibrium, although the level may start to increase after a much shorter time. ...Read more

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Vit D is at 22 DR recomedy 50 Currently taking 20,000 IU suppliment 1 per week. How long will it take to develop to 50?

Vit D is at 22 DR recomedy 50  Currently taking 20,000 IU suppliment 1 per week. How long will it take to develop to 50?

Varies: Some patients require 50,000 or 100,000 units per week in order to achieve blood levels over 35. You should follow the directions of your attending physician,however. ...Read more

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My vitamin D was 46 and range was 76-250 (insufficiency) Doctor gave me 50000 iu vitamin D a week, how long does it usually take to get in the normal?

My vitamin D was 46 and range was 76-250 (insufficiency)
Doctor gave me 50000 iu vitamin D a week, how long does it usually take to get in the normal?

To treat vitamin D deficiency: 50 000 IU vitamin D2 (Ergocalciferol in the US) once a week for 8 - 12 wks often attains a 25(OH)D concentration of ?75 nmol/L (30 ng/ml). To maintain vitamin D sufficiency, I usually recommend 50 000 IU vitamin D2 (or its equivalent in daily Vitamin D3- in US- Cholecalciferol) every 2- 4 wks will sustain Vitamin D concentrations above 75 nmol/L. ...Read more

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