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Vitamin Iu To Mg
I am currently taking Zenchent. Is it safe to take :1000 mg Vitamin C400 IU Vitamin E150 micrograms Chromium10000 IU Vitamin A?
Yes: But the vit C and vit E are a complete waste of money. The vit A is not only a waste of money, it is toxic at high dose. Various skin changes and hair loss are most common. Chromium is not very useful as a supplement, it may cause cancers. You can stop wasting your money on all these supplements. ...Read more
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?
Yes: Many cardiac conditions can be aggravated by vit d deficiency! ...Read more
Low vit d levels, already taking 1500mg msm glucosamine, 1000mg omega-3 fish oil tablet a day, adding 1000ui vit D3 tablet more would be ok ? Effects?
Vitamin D level: Can be checked by your doc and that will determine how much you need. Many people take 5k ius daily but you would need to check w/doc. ...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?
How long it will take my Vitamin D levels to raise from 19 to healthy level if I took 4000 Iu of Vitamin D daily? Is 4000 adequate dose to supplement?
I am 22.My vitamin b12=76.Vitamin d=10.I am taking methylcobalmin 750 mg daily.And vit d tablets too.Do i need to take vit B12 injections too ?
Maybe...: Wow, pretty low levels. I imagine you're taking 750 mcg daily, not mg. Increase to 1000 mcg 2x/day and chew the tablets- see http://bit.Ly/1cbhjvn some people will be able to get adequate B12 this way while others will need injections, depending on their ability to absorb b12-if levels not higher in a month get shots. For d, with levels that low try 10, 000 iu of d3/day: see http://bit.Ly/1gnxnk0. ...Read more
Yes.: An important function of vitamin d is to stimulate the absorption of dietary or supplemental calcium by the small intestine. If no calcium is consumed this effect of vitamin d will be absent. It is not necessary to take the calcium and vitamin d at the same time. A single appropriate dose of vitamin d should be taken daily and calcium should be taken in divided doses 2-3 times daily. ...Read more
Maybe: Recently we have realized how important vitamin d is and how many people are deficient. We require sunlight to "activate" the vitamin d we get in foods, some people don't get enough in food anyway. Check with your doctor, they can measure your vitamin d level. Most people can take 1000 iu daily with no risk of any potential toxicity so i recommend adding that amount daily to most of my patients. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vitamin D: Supplementation is generally approx 2000 units of d3/day. 20, 000 units would be excessive for most people, and is rarely given concurrently with calcitriol, which is activated vitamin d. . D deficiency takes months to correct. Check w/your doctor about your medication before you continue or change anything. ...Read more
Is it ok to take calcium supplements when taking Vit D 50,000 units/ week? Calcium labs are normal. Vit D level is 23 ng/ml.
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
How much vitamin d should I take daily to solve my vitamin d deficiency? (currently around 10 ng/ml) my doctor prescribed only 800 iu daily.
Ergocalciferol : Typically, i prescribe ergo Calciferol 50, 000 iu 1 time per week for twelve weeks and then recheck. You may need a larger dose than the 800iu daily to really increase your levels in a sufficient way. Current targets are still up for debate, but most guidelines suggest a target 25 oh vitamin d level of 30 or higher. ...Read more
Which vitamin d should I take to help decrease psoriasis break outs...Vit d 1000..Vit d 2000..Vit d 500 with 1200 calcium..Stores have huge selection?
Be careful.: Regardless of what you have read on "natural health" web sites, there is no credible evidence that oral vitamin d is an effective treatment for psoriasis. High doses can raise your calcium levels to the point where you can develop kidney stones and other serious medical problems. 800-1000 iu is a safe daily dosage to prevent vitamin d deficiency. ...Read more