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How Much Vitamin D Should You Take In A Day Is It Possibel To Overdose
Vitamin D: Depends on many factors e.g. Age, amount of skin exposed to sun rays daily, use of sun blockers, time of day that skin is exposed, race, location, and other factors. The best source of vitamin d is that which your body makes from exposure of the naked skin to the sun rays. If this is not optimal then vit. D supplementation is necessary. Keep the blood level above 40 but below 90 for safety. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My vitamin d level was 9 took 50, 000 iu for 7 days and now take it once a week could i get a overdose?
Is it ok to take vitamin D 1000 IU daily along with Centrum multi vitamins(for over 50 years old females. ).i.e Is there a risk of vitamin D overdose?
Vitamin D overdose: risk is minimal, especially at 1K IUs daily. Please see your doc to have your D level measured and then you will know how much you need. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I was wondering I have been taking vitamin c and vitamin d for a year. Have I overdosed myself. If so how do I know. Are there any symptoms?Also I have heard to take calcium supplements with vitamin d. What if I don't is it serious? But i take vitamin c a
Vit c, vit d: You don't say how much you have taken. Vitamin C is hard to overdose on, especially if you are sick or stressed. Side effects would include heartburn, reflux and diarrhea. Vit D however, is fat soluble and therefor, more prone to overdose. I have pts take 2-5000 IUs daily. Overdose Symptoms include increased calcium, kidney problems, weakness, nausea and vomiting. ...Read more
How much vitamin d should I take.? I am not often in the sun, and someone recommended a 5000 dose sublingual once a day, so I take them. Any harm?
Depends: Hi. There's no absolute right level of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-D) in the blood. My personal goal for patients is to be at or above the mid-30's. It's estimated that you raise 25-D by about 6 for every 1,000 units of oral vitamin D you take. Therefore, based on how low you are, that helps you estimate a reasonable amount to take. Vit D toxicity is a myth; only calcitriol can be toxic. Good luck! ...Read more
Do it right: Vitamin d isn't the answer to your acne, and overdoing it is just asking for kidney stones and other serious health problems. Same for vitamin a. I'm sorry you read this junk on the internet. If topical benzoyl peroxide 5% 2x/day has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician for prescription-strength rx. Acne is a serious illness and deserves 21st-century treatment. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If not deficient...: I recommend between 2000iu of d3 to 5000iu of d3 per day. I take 5000iu! however, with serious deficiency you may need 50k iu of prescription d2 twice weekly for sometime. ...Read more
How much vitamin d a day? My capsules say 400 iu. But many sorces are saying 4000-8000 a day! so i need to take ten of these a day?
Check other sources: First you should visit your doctor for an evaluation. Then, depending on your current vitamin d level and medical situation, take vitamin d accordingly. There are vitamin d tablets with 5, 000 iu. Check this video i made about vitamin d: http://otwithmd.Com/vitamin-d/. ...Read more
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