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My vitamin D level was at 12 and so I was placed on D3 50,000 for 8 weeks. If my level isn't up now should I do another 8 weeks or try something else?

My vitamin D level was at 12 and so I was placed on D3 50,000 for 8 weeks. If my level isn't up now should I do another 8 weeks or try something else?

Depends: this depends on your lab results. I recommend that D3 levels be maintained in the 60-70 ng/dl range. Usual dose to be in that range is 5-7,000 IU per day. If you are taking 50,000 units per week, please be sure to take it with a meal. ...Read more

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How much vitamin d is needed to increase the level of testosterone?

How much vitamin d is needed to increase the level of testosterone?

Deficiency State: If you are vitamin d deficient, you should see medical attention in an effort to raise this level back to the norm. As for your health in general, i would expect an across the board hormone flux during the times of great stress or serious illness. If your morning peak testosterone levels are below 300 ng/dl, then you need to have it treated with testosterone replacement therapy. ...Read more

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How much can Vitamin D increase or decrease my testosterone levels and how much should the dose be? I have low testosterone

How much can Vitamin D increase or decrease my testosterone levels and how much should the dose be? I have low testosterone

Vitamin D: levels have absolutely no effect on testosterone levels. If you're vitamin D deficient, the most common dose would be 2,000 units of R3/day but check w/your doctor about possible causes and treatments. ...Read more

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How do I know how much vitamin d is needed to increase testosterone?

Testosterone: Vitamin d supplementation is not likely to increase your testosterone production. Have your level checked if your are concerned about a low testosterone level. ...Read more

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How much vitamin d is needed to increase your testosterone?

How much vitamin d is needed to increase your  testosterone?

Poor question: Vitamin d is really a hormone made in the skin by the action of sunlight. It has its beneficial effects in every cell in the body. ...Read more

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Can vitamin d increase testosterone, if so how much do I need to take?

Can vitamin d increase testosterone, if so how much do I need to take?

Deficiency States: If your vitamin d levels are low, then it should be treated with vitamin d if your testosterone levels are low, then it should be treated with testosterone. I can't think of any protocols that call for the reciprocal use of vitamin d for testoserone deficiencies and vice versa. In either case, the deficiency state must be confirmed by lab analysis. ...Read more

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What vitamin d helps increase testosterone?

What vitamin d helps increase testosterone?

None: Vitamin d does not affect testosterone secretion or levels, but is important to keep d levels normal. ...Read more

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25 y/o f, low testosterone, <20. Can vitamin d help raise testosterone naturally? I can't see the gp for more treatment ideas until 1/31.

25 y/o f, low testosterone, <20. Can vitamin d help raise testosterone naturally? I can't see the gp for more treatment ideas until 1/31.

No: To the best of my knowledge, vitamin d supplementation will not raise testosterone levels. Low testosterone is not an emergency type problem. You will be ok. Take a deep breath, relax, and see your doctor to discuss it next week. ...Read more

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