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How Much Vitamin D Should I Take With Calcium
In my testings my vitamin d is 10 nmol/l and calcium is 2.19 nmol/l how much vitamin d should I take ?
Very severe: Deficiency. You need a big dose for a long time so ask your doc. ...Read more
Which vitamin d should I take to help decrease psoriasis break outs...Vit d 1000..Vit d 2000..Vit d 500 with 1200 calcium..Stores have huge selection?
Be careful.: Regardless of what you have read on "natural health" web sites, there is no credible evidence that oral vitamin d is an effective treatment for psoriasis. High doses can raise your calcium levels to the point where you can develop kidney stones and other serious medical problems. 800-1000 iu is a safe daily dosage to prevent vitamin d deficiency. ...Read more
Get from Food & Sun: While supplements are important when we can't get proper nutrition or live in areas where sun exposure is difficult, eating fatty fishes such as mackeral, tuna, and herring, and getting out in the sun at least 1-2 hours a day will usallmy allow us to produce enough vitamin d not to require supplementation. Of couse, sun exposure is limitted by your medications or health conditions. Consult your md. ...Read more
I take 1200 milligrams of calcium and vitamin d a day. Is this a good amount. Is to much calcium have any negative effects. I have skeletal osteopeni?
Recommended amount: CarolynM208, For your age and gender, it is recommended to take about 1200-1500mg of calcium per day along with about 1000 IU / day of Vit D. In addition, if able, you should engage in weight bearing exercise and eat a well balanced diet. If you have been diagnosed with osteopenia and are at risk for fracture, your doctor may recommend medications that can help with bone density. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Would taking 1800 mcg of vitamin d +400 mcg of calcium in be too much to take? Vitamin d low with 1400 mcg supplemented daily. I am 47yr old female.
Ask your doctor: If you have low vitamin D three levels, you should probably start supplementing. However because it is a fat-soluble vitamin, it can accumulate and build up reserves rather quickly, so you want to follow your doctor's advice on how quickly or fast s/he wants to do this. Also your ratio of calcium is off. So best to discuss this with your doctor to get you back on track. ...Read more
I'm vitamin d deficient but my calcium is always norm in blood test at 9.5. Is it ok to take vit d supp? Or will it raise calcium too much
More than OK-needed: The vast majority of calcium in our body is in our bones. You can maintain a normal blood calcium even if grossly deficient. Vit. D deficiency significantly increases risk of many cancers, heart disease, autoimmune diseases, depression, influenza, osteoporosis etc.Vit. D will not raise blood calcium (this is regulated by parathyroid hormone) but will reduce risk of disease.I advise 5000 units/day. ...Read more
I broke my foot is it okay to take extra calcium, vitamin d and magnesium? Will i get sick from to much?
Yes, unlikely: Yes, it is reasonable to take up to 1500 mg of calcium a day (choose well-absorbed forms like citrate) and up to 1000 mg of magnesium (glycinate, taurate or citrate) and up to 10, 000 iu of vit d. These doses will not be toxic, though magnesium will cause loose stools if you take too much. I also advise vit k at least 1000 mcg (1-2 mg/day) ; boron. Also consider trf: http://bit.Ly/1f0r6v6. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can I take Citracal calcium+D3 vitamins with some cod liver oil?
I heard it might be too much vitamin D?
Vitamin D: The recommended amount of vitamin D per day is 1000unit (if your vitamin D level is normal), now the food you eat have vit D too so count the amount of bit D you take from ur food roughly and take the rest in form of a supplement, so if you are taking more than 1000-2000 unit a day you could develop toxicity. Cod liver oil has been linked to increase the death rate by 18% especially because of ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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