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Does hypothyroid affect s vitamin d and calcium levels?

Does hypothyroid affect s vitamin d and calcium levels?

Not Hypothyriod: Not hypothyroid per se, but it's more caused by parathyroid glands or hormones. Occassionlly after thyoid surgery part of your parathyroid glands are compromised which affect calcium and vitamim d metabolism. Discuss with an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Nosebleed (Definition)

A nosebleed is a symptom in which there is enough bleeding in the nose for a person to see it coming out of the nose or taste it going down the throat. Nosebleeds are often due to a broken small blood vessel, and stop when a clot forms at the break in the blood vessel. ...Read more


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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

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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?

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 and colitis?

Vitamin d and colitis?

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

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What is the 25 hydroxy vitamin d?

What is the 25 hydroxy vitamin d?

Major circulating D: 25-hydroxy-vitamin D is the major circulating form of Vit. D and the best test to check Vitamin D status. One can check the 1, 25-hydroxy form- that's the active form but is not a reliable way to see if you have adequate levels of D.
We get D primarily by being in the sun so most Americans become deficient in fall and winter. I advise 5000 iu of D3/day in fall/winter. See http://tinyurl. Com/2chkcer ...Read more

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What is the hoopla about vitamin d 1?

What is the hoopla about vitamin d 1?

Lots: Vitamin d deficiency can cause everything from weakness, to pain, to psychiatric symptoms, as well as other things. It is difficult to overdose on vitamin d, so most physicians will prescribe it to help improve these symptoms. However, there is a large percentage of people do have vitamin d deficiency, and it is currently an area of extensive research. ...Read more

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What distinguishes iron from vitamin d?

Iron and Vitamin D: Iron is an element important in blood issues and other things, while vitamin d is a vitamin and plays a role in bone health, mental capabilities, and many other things. ...Read more

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Is there a gland that secretes vitamin d?

Is there a gland that secretes vitamin d?

No.: Formed in skin with UV exposure. More active forms of D are then made sequentially by the liver and then kidney! ...Read more

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What causes vitamin d deficency in children?

Lack of sun exposure: Lack of adequate sun exposure also leads to vitamin d deficiency in adults, too. However, sun exposure + sun block won't work. You need sun exposure w/o sun block, which then increases risk for skin cancer. Not to mention, it's pretty hot in uae to go outside. Better/safer to take vitamin d supplement. Of course, should also monitor 25oh vitamin d levels, too. Check out http://goo. Gl/votkd. ...Read more

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