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How long will it take me to get normal vitamin d levels? I'm a black male and i take 2 D3 2000 iu pills everyday.Faster if i stayed in the sun more?

How long will it take me to get normal vitamin d levels? I'm a black male and i take 2 D3 2000 iu pills everyday.Faster if i stayed in the sun more?

Up to 3 mos: May take up to 3 mos to get to a stable level. You probably only need 2000 units/day to get into a normal level. ...Read more

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What are normal vitamin d levels in elderly?

What are normal vitamin d levels in elderly?

30-100: For adults is 30-100. There is not consensus yet for th elderly. Few labs may have different numbers. ...Read more

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What is the normal range for healthy vitamin d levels?

What is the normal range for healthy vitamin d levels?

Vitamin D levels: More & more benefits of vitamin d are being discovered each year. See chart for current recommendations as well as effects of insufficient & excessive amounts. ...Read more

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How long does it take for my vitamin d levels to get back to normal (about 70-80)? mine is 29 and I am taking 2000 ius/day and trying to get sun in FL

How long does it take for my vitamin d levels to get back to normal (about 70-80)? mine is 29 and I am taking 2000 ius/day and trying to get sun in FL

Depends: You will likely end up needing 3000 u/day to get to the 70-80 level. However the requirement varies from person to person and I often re-measure the patient's blood level again in 60 days to assess the need. ...Read more

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Low Vitamin D levels. Tested at 23.3mg/dl and I would like to know how much Vitamin D to supplement with and for how long to get the level closer to 70 or the higher end of normal. Once it reaches that range, is there a "maintenance" dose that I should ta

Low Vitamin D levels. Tested at 23.3mg/dl and I would like to know how much Vitamin D to supplement with and for how long to get the level closer to 70 or the higher end of normal. Once it reaches that range, is there a "maintenance" dose that I should ta

Vitamin D 25-OH: level of 23 is technically insufficient- over 30 is preferred. Depending on what other symptoms or medical problems exist, the best way to boost your low Vitamin D with SUPPLEMENTS is either with daily Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) 1,000-3,000 IU or weekly Vitamin D2 (Ergocalciferol) 50,000. ...Read more

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What are things you should know if you have an elevated pth, normal calcium level and vitamin d deficiency?

Correct D deficiency: Vitamin d deficiency reduces intestinal calcium absorption and stimulates parathyroid hormone secretion which maintains the blood calcium in the normal range until it is so severe that a low blood calcium develops. Correction of d deficiency restores the parathyroid hormone and calcium to normal. ...Read more

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Why do so many people have low vitamin d levels?

Why do so many people have low vitamin d levels?

Low intake, less sun: Most of us don't get enough on our diet. And most of us are indoors most if the time. And if we're smart, when we do go outside, we put sunscreen on. No uv rays, no skin cancer, but also no vitamin d. ...Read more

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How do I test my vitamin d levels?

How do I test my vitamin d levels?

Blood testing: please consult your physician for definitive blood testing. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of low vitamin D levels? Is 17.5 considered low enough to cause symptoms?

What are common symptoms of low vitamin D levels? Is 17.5 considered low enough to cause symptoms?

Many symptoms: Low vit D can cause fatigue, muscle pain/ weakness, headaches, depression & increases risk of infections, heart disease, cancer & risk of dying! Your level can cause mild symptoms & will increase risks. Most adults need 5-8000 iu of D3/day; avoid D2! See http://tinyurl.com/2chkcer & http://www.drfranklipman.com/symptoms-diseases-associated-with-vitamin-d-deficiency/ & http://tinyurl.com/ly3wn3n ...Read more

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