Doctor insights on:
Vitamin D Sun Exposure Calculator
Sunburn results when the amount of exposure to the sun or other ultraviolet light source exceeds the ability of the body's protective pigment, melanin, to protect the skin. Sunburn in a very light-skinned person may occur in less than 15 minutes of midday sun exposure, while a dark-skinned person may tolerate the ...Read more
Insect screens: Nope. Not as long as you can get sun through them (ie netting screens block insects, but not much sun). So you should be able to get your vitamin D. Be careful about excess sub exposure, which can cause skin cancer :/. Try using a timer & applying sun screen with that bug spray :) ...Read more
Yes: A recently published study showed correlation between low blood levels of vitamin d with the severity of eczema in children. Br j dermatol. 2011 may;164(5):1078-82. Doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2010.10147.X. Epub 2011 apr 11. However, there is yet a study to show improvement of eczema with vitd supplement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
DO NOT avoid but...: Sun exposure not only increases vitamin d but has other proven benefits unrelated to vitamin d. Uvb produces vitamin d and uva increases cancer risk- so avoid the sun when uva predominates. Precise instructions on how to be in the sun safely are at http://articles.Mercola.Com/sites/articles/archive/2012/03/26/maximizing-vitamin-d-exposure.Aspx. For info on the benefits of sun exposure see comment:. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How much sunlight exposure a day is actually healthy without applying sunscreen? Have vitamin d deficiency and acne.. Use SPF 30 moisturizer everyday.
The CDC (Center for: Disease control) indicates 'unprotected skin can be damaged by the sun's uv rays in as little as 15 minutes (esp. From 10am-4pm). Yet it can take up to 12 hours for skin to show the full effect of sun exposure.' spf30 is good and take vitamin d supplementation as directed by your physician based on your specific deficiency. Best regards for a sunny but protected future. ...Read more
Can I take the followings/d
Hpv and low grade
vitamin A 8000 iu
vitamin b13 1000ug
vitamin c 1500 mg
vitamin D 25 ug
vitamin e 400 iu
folic acid 800ug?
Vitamin d deficiency: Vitamin deficiencies are fairly common in our population, but aren't regularly measured. It is partly related to our dietary habits, and a diet in high fat, high calorie food is not necessarily nutritionally balanced. The other, specifically for vitamin d, is related to sun exposure, and many of the morbidly obese are not very physically active and engage in regular outside activities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vitamin d deficient;went to therapists/psychiatrists since 14;now22;vit d supplement the answer?How much iu vit d a day should I take?Other ideas?
Vitamin d levels 83nmol/l (32 ng/ml) is suppleming necessary as our body produces vit d from the sun and summer is close? Test was done b/c joint pain
See below:: No! i think normal level for vit d is more than 30, so you are well within normal range. You are correct that the body produces vit d from the sunlight. So i don't think you need supplements for it, but do check with your gp as the lab might be using a different reference points. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood work says vitamin d levels are (44nmol/L)... 17.6ng/ml. Take 2000iu vitamin d3 daily. Insight? Recommendations? Live in cold climate/lack of sun
In the darkness: B"sd Despite endless studies the "correct" recommended level of vitamin D remains quite arbitrary - usually given as 30 but as low as 15 may be fine. Some recent studies also suggest higher levels may even be harmful. In some cases I check the calcium and parathyroid hormone levels (PTH) as elevated levels usualy reflect Vit D deficiency. Reasonable to me to increase vit D3 to 3000 u/day. ...Read more
Prescribed 50k iu 8wks 4 vit d deficiency also to take liquid glucosamine daily.Glucos has 400 iu of vit d.Would be 52, 800 iu total wk. Is this safe?
Yes.: No problem taking 800 iu more per week. ...Read more
Sunlight(UV) & aging: A study published in 2013 showed that UV ray account for a whopping 80% of skin aging , including wrinkles. Remember that it is not sunlight but "light" and the UVA, UVB and IR radiation that is the culprit. This is the reason that DAILY application of a broad spectrum, antioxidant sunscreen is a critical step in maintaining youthful, healthy skin, whether it is sunny, cloudy or overcast. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is Vitamin d deficiency related to Irritable Bowel Syndrome? If one has adequate sun exposure, wat else could b the reasons for vitamin D deficiency?
Liver and kidney: The active vitamin D is made from a precursor compound in the skin which, upon exposure to sun light, is converted into an intermediate metabolite that in turn needs to be further metabolized in the liver and finally in the kidney. Problem anywhere along this path can cause deficiency ...Read more
Insufficient intake: There are two ways to get vitamin d. Your body makes it when you are exposed to the sun, or you can take it in your diet. Vitamin d tends to be found in fish (usually cold water) and eggs. There's some in fortified milk, but not enough. Over all, it's pretty hard to get enough from your diet unless you eat huge amounts of certain fish or take a supplement, so i recommend supplements. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Sun exposure vitamin
- Vitamins derived from sun exposure
- Vitamin d sun vs milk
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Sun exposure
- Sunlight exposure and vitamin d and kidney stones
- Melanoma sun exposure
- Chemotherapy sun exposure
- Talk to a dermatologist online for free