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What is about vitamin d?

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What is about vitamin d?

Vitamin: Not sure what the question is about, exactly. It is a vitamin; marked deficiency causes rickets, lesser deficiencies cause abnormalities in several organ systems, including diarrhea and bone metabolism. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Vitamin D (Definition)

Vitamin d is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more


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Why is vitamin d important?

Why is vitamin d important?

Omnipresent: Traditionally, vit d has important role in bone health but is increasingly recognized as a hormone with role in various body systems including skin, immunity, etc. ...Read more

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What is vitamin d good for?

What is vitamin d good for?

Calcium metabolism: Vitamin d. Is a hormone that is absorbed into your cell's nucleus and affects the types of proteins that your cell makes. The specific proteins that vitamin d regulates help you to maintain enough calcium and phosphorus in your body to allow the muscles to function properly, the bones to retain enough but not too much calcium. Without it, he would develop rickets and osteoporosis. ...Read more

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What are foods with vitamin d?

What are foods with vitamin d?

Only Small Amount: Our body is supposed to get VitaminD from the sun. Only sources of Vitamin D are wild caught Salmon and Mackerel, mushroom exposed to ultraviolet light, cod liver oil, tuna canned in water, Sardines canned in water, milk or yogurt as these are fortified with VitD, Beef or calf liver, EggYolk, and cheese
But most Vitamin D we get from the sun exposure ...Read more

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What vegetables have vitamin d?

What vegetables have vitamin d?

Very rare to find: The flesh of fatty fish (such as salmon, tuna, and mackerel) and fish liver oils are among the best sources. Small amounts of vitamin d are found in beef liver, cheese, and egg yolks. Some mushrooms provide vitamin d2 in variable amounts. Ready-to-eat breakfast cereals often contain added vitamin d, as do some brands of orange juice, yogurt, margarine and other food products. ...Read more

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What is the benefit of Vitamin D?

Many!: Breast cancer and colon cancer rates are doubled with significant deficiency! Heart disease and stroke risk is increased. Pain is more commonly felt. Certain autoimmune diseases, including MS are increased.
I believe supplemental D should be taken by all, as I do! ...Read more

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What are some sources of vitamin d?

What are some sources of vitamin d?

Sunlight, supplements: Sunlight is an important source of vitamin d along with other food like cod liver oil, salmon and other products with vitamin d added. See this video where explain a little more about it. Http://otwithmd. Com/vitamin-d/. ...Read more

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My vitamin d : 16.9 What should I do?

Low Vitamin D: Experts recommend that Vitamin D be between 50-80. Many people have low D. Speak w/your doctor. You can supplement w/vitamin D3 from the health food store. Many people need 5000 IUs daily but your doc will let you know. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are the best sources of vitamin d?

What are the best sources of vitamin d?

Several: First and foremost, sunlight. However, if you live where it's cold enough to have a winter, sunlight won't be strong enough to give you what you need. Food sources include salmon, herring, mackerel, whale blubber (for real!) and there is a small amount in some mushrooms. Easier to get it from a supplement. ...Read more

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What are the foods source of vitamin d?

What are the foods source of vitamin d?

Fish, mostly.: Cold water fish like salmon and herring are fair sources of vitamin d. Whale blubber is an excellent source, which is why eskimos that eat it are rarely vitamin d deficient. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to get vitamin d?

What is the fastest way to get vitamin d?

D3, 5000-8000 IU day: When diet and sun exposure are insufficient to raise vitamin d levels many physicians recommend a daily dose of 5, 000-8, 000 iu of vitamin d3. Once 25 hydroxy vitamin d levels reach 60 - 80, the daily dose (5, 000-8, 000) is usually cut in half and the patient followed to ensure the new dose is able to maintain therapeutic vitamin d levels. ...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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Please suggest what foods have vitamin d?

Please suggest what foods have vitamin d?

Salmon or Mackerel: Any yogurt, orange juice or food with vitamin d added. Also, sunlight exposure for 20-30 minutes daily will increase your vitamin d level. Check this video I made explaining some basic stuff about vitamin d. http://otwithmd. Com/vitamin-d/. ...Read more

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Does vitamin D helps testeestrone levels?

Does vitamin D helps testeestrone levels?

No: But it's benign and can be healthy for almost everyone. 2000 u of D3/day is usually a good dose. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of too much vitamin d?

What are the symptoms of too much vitamin d?

Nausea, fatigue.: Too much vitamin D may cause high blood calcium which could result in nausea, constipation, fatigue, depression, and excessive urintaion. ...Read more

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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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Taking 2000iu /day vitamin d is it too much?

Taking 2000iu /day vitamin d is it too much?

No, that's typical: Adults typically can take 1000 to 4000 units a day of vitamin d, so 2000iu per day sounds fine. If blood levels are still low, one can take more. Of course, if levels are high, then one should take less. Only certain people need to have levels checked. ...Read more

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Could a person die from an overdose of vitamin d?

Could a person die from an overdose of vitamin d?

I could not: Find lethal overdoses of Vitamin D documented in the literature. ...Read more

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Are there any benefits to taking extra vitamin d?

2000 u D3/day: Almost anyone can replenish normal levels of vitamin d safely with 2000 units of vitamin d3/day. There is no known advantage to "extra", except in rare cases of malabsorption, GI surgery, cancer, etc. ...Read more

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Vitamin d serum?

Vitamin D level: It is recommended to maintain a serum Vitamin D 3 level of above 50. ...Read more

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Vitamin d defficency?

Vitamin d defficency?

Treatment usu simple: Confirm diagnosis with simple blood test. Depending on the severity (how low you are) and whether you have any other medical problems that can be worsened by vitamin d deficiency, your dr can start you on high or regular dose vitamin d pills to replete and maintain your stores. ...Read more

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Vitamin d and colitis?

Vitamin d and colitis?

Not related: No specific association to link the two. ...Read more

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What is vitamin d defeciency?

What is vitamin d defeciency?

It's just that: The lack or low levels of vitamin D, one of the vitamins important in calcium regulation, bone health, immune function and cellular differentiation. It has a lot of associations with various ailments. ...Read more

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Can vitamin d give me energy?

Can vitamin d give me energy?

No: Lack of energy can come from a variety of situations. Dehydration (not drinking at least 5 cups of water a day), lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring, chronic sinus problems, caffeine withdrawal, chronic illness (such as anemia) or allergies can cause low energy. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Does vitamin d help with jra?

JRA/Vitamin D: While taking calcium and vitamin d can counteract the side effect of osteoporosis from taking prednisione, vitamin d would not be used to treat the inflamed joints that jra causes. ...Read more

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Should my toddler take vitamin d?

Should my toddler take vitamin d?

Depends on diet: Most infants and children will get enough vitamin d from drinking infant formula or milk fortified with vitamin d as long as they are drinking at least 1000ml (about 32 ounces) each day or other foods fortified with vitamin d. Children who are exclusively breastfeeding or toddlers who aren't drinking much milk will also need vitamin d supplements. ...Read more

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Can I drink vitamin d injections?

Yes, but why???: Vitamin d pills are dirt cheap and work just as well. ...Read more

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