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How much vitamin d should I be taking and why?

How much vitamin d should I be taking and why?

Depends: How much vitamin d a person takes is dependent on their vitamin d level on routine blood testing. If not deficient, vitamin d does not need to taken. If deficient, i recommend 1000 units daily. This is in the form of vitamin d3. In addition, one also needs 10-15 minutes of sunlight to make the inactive form found in pills into an active form issuable to the human body. ...Read more

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How do I know how much vitamin d should I be taking daily?

How do I know how much vitamin d should I be taking daily?

?: About 1000 iu/25# body wt per day should get the vit level checked aslo now and in ~3-4 mo go to vitamindcouncil.Org fro more very good info. ...Read more

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How much vitamin d should I be taking a day or every two weeks?

How much vitamin d should I be taking a day or every two weeks?

Vit D3: Vitamins are a supplement and should not be taken in large doses (tens of thousands of units) as some can be harmful in large doses. Some vitamins should be taken with food some not so do your research. Vit d3 is the one you want, you should get a blood test from your md to check your level of d3. ...Read more

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What amount vitamin d should I be taking?

What amount vitamin d should I be taking?

End point: Hi. I think it best to have 25(OH)vitamin D in the 40-50 range. I usually have people who work inside all day take 2,000-5,000 IU/day. ...Read more

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How much vitamin d should I take?

How much vitamin d should I take?

2000-5000 units: I recommend 2000-5000units daily. It is best to check your levels by a lab draw. Normal range is a level between 30-100 but i feel most patients feel better around 50-70 range. Get your baseline level, supplement for 3 months and then re check your level to be sure you are getting enough. ...Read more

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How much vitamin d should I take? In units plz?

How much vitamin d should I take? In units plz?

Varies: Routinely i recommend 2000 iu's / day people treating osteopenia and osteoporosis should take higher doses usually about 50, 000 iu's per week. ...Read more

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How much vitamin d should I take during the winter?

How much vitamin d should I take during the winter?

5-8000 iu/day: Most adults need to take 5-8000 iu of vit d3 a day in fall and winter months to achieve optimal vit d levels of 50-80. It is important to make sure you are getting adequate vit a ; k as well (this can be done through diet or supps). Ideally get your blood levels checked to fine-tune your levels. See http://bit.Ly/1ekkvkv ; http://bit.Ly/166dliq ; http://bit.Ly/1gnxnk0 ; http://bit.Ly/1d6mkhq. ...Read more

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How do I know how much vitamin d should I be getting per day?

How do I know how much vitamin d should I be getting per day?

You should take.....: You should take at least 2000iu of vitamin d3! i take 5000iu! you can taake this much without issue! ...Read more

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

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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