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Vitamin do level of 24, what is normal range and how worrisome?

Vitamin do level of 24, what is normal range and how worrisome?

Do you mean : Vitamin d level. With most labs vitamin d normal ranges are 30-100.Check with your doctor to see what your labs normal range is and follow your doctors recommendation on vitamin d supplementation is. You are a little on vitamin d. ...Read more

Dr. Lourdes Margarita Landron-Garcia
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Vitamin A (Definition)

Vitamin A helps form and maintain healthy teeth, skeletal and soft tissue, mucous membranes, and skin. It is also known as retinol because it produces the pigments in the retina of the eye. Vitamin A promotes good vision, especially in low light. It may also be needed ...Read more


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Low vitamins d level. How serious is this.

Low vitamins d level. How serious is this.

It's very common : Low vit d is not life threatening or even a short term issue. The concern is long term - it can lead to worsening bone density (osteoporosis). More research has led to links with fatigue, muscle weakness, heart issues, etc. We aim for a blood level greater than 30 ng/ml. I often prescribe a high dose vitamin d protocol "boosting" for 2-3 months, then an otc vit d supplement of 2000 units daily. ...Read more

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What causes high vitamin B12 levels?

What causes high vitamin B12 levels?

Intake + Absorption: Vitamin b12, aka cyanocobalamin, is common in a huge variety of foods; low intake rare. However, none of us absorb B12 directly. Instead, the cells of the upper ? of the stomach which secrete hydrochloric, hcl, acid also produce & secrete a protein, called intrinsic-factor, which binds b12. The small intestines absorb intrinsic-factor with whatever B12 is bound, & the B12 is thereby also absorbed. ...Read more

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What are the consequences of having low vitamin d levels?

What are the consequences of having low vitamin d levels?

Increase fractures: Increase risk of fractures, low calcium levels, increased risk of cardiovascular disease. ...Read more

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What would cause elevation in vitamin D3 levels?

What would cause elevation in vitamin D3 levels?

Vitamin D: Vitamin d intake, but it is uncommon unless someone has taken in a significantly excessive dose of vitamin d for an extended length of time. It is also rarely seen in some uncommon malignancies, rare genetic metabolic abnormalities and hyperparathyroidism. ...Read more

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My vitamin B12 level is 735ng/l please can you give me any advice ?

My vitamin B12 level is 735ng/l please can you give me any advice ?

Ok: Optimal level is 800, so you are close. A little more B12 will not hurt you, but your level is pretty good. ...Read more

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What happens if my vitamin B12 levels are above normal, is that ok?

What happens if my vitamin B12 levels are above normal, is that ok?

Nothing: Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin and is easily excreted. It is nearly impossible to achieve toxic levels even with extreme levels of intake. Deficiencies are much more clinically relevant. ...Read more

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My vitamin D3 level is 40. Is it recommended to eat 1000 iu tablets everyday?

My vitamin D3 level is 40. Is it recommended to eat 1000 iu tablets everyday?

Specific dose: can be recommended by your doc but you may need more to raise the level of D. Experts say between 50 and 80 is best. Many people take 5K mg D. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are symptoms and the effects on health of having a vitamin D3 level of 3?

What are symptoms and the effects on health of having a vitamin D3 level of 3?

Many,may die younger: Low vit D can cause fatigue, muscle pain/ weakness, headaches, depression and increases risk of infections, heart disease, cancer and risk of dying! Most adults need 5-8000 iu of D3/day; avoid D2! see http://www.Drfranklipman.Com/symptoms-diseases-associated-with-vitamin-d-deficiency and http://articles.Mercola.Com/sites/articles/archive/2008/11/01/vitamin-d-is-a-key-player-in-your-overall-health ...Read more