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What Happens If Vitamin D Is Low For A Long Time
If my vitamin d is low- 25, how long per day or week should i go in sun during summer to build it up?
Low Vitamin D: About 15-20 minutes in the sun daily w/as little clothing on as possible will help. It depends on where you live. In NE USA during the summer is ok but beyond that it won't do much. Talk w/your doc or a nutritionist about supplementing w/DC which is easily available an inexpensive. D3 level between 50 and 80 is what the experts suggest. ...Read more
My vitamin d is low despite prescription supplements. Gallbladder removed long ago so may not absorb fat-soluble vitamins. Should i try ox bile?
Low vitamin D3: There may be a group of patients who do not absorb vitamin d3 efficiently. They seem to require higher doses of d3 ( 6000 to 10000 units daily) to achieve adequate blood levels, (between 40 and 70). Don't give up, stay on your vitamin d3 and get annual blood level. Your gallbladder surgery is likely unrelated. ...Read more
How long do I need to expose my body to the sun (per day) to get vitamin d and sun benefits? Is it fine at any time of the day?
Latitude and time: During summer, you need about 20 min at mid day, longer at other times of day. In winter, or extreme northern latitudes, it takes longer. This is why there is usually a seasonal winter drop in blood vit d levels. ...Read more
If you have low vitamin d, will it make you tired all of the time? I can sleep 10 hours and wake up still tired.
Anemic.Vitamin D. 28 Vitamin D2 <4. Was told to start taking 2,000 MG vitamin D. how long do I take for? Is result of 28 severely low?
Vitamin D: Unless you are not Caucasian you only need vitamin D during fall and winter at 1000 units s fsy. Inexpensive at your pharmacy. If you are African-American you don't need it at all. There is a big hype about vitamin D that simply is wrong as we and others documentei a few decades ago! ...Read more
Vitamin d = 13ng/ml. Now on 50, 000iu weekly tx. What potential symptoms can be attributed to this very low vitamin d level? How long to normalize?
Mild deficiency: You may be at increased risk of osteomalacia (bone softening), but less likely as a male. This site may be helpful to answer questions about various levels of vitamin d deficiency, and recommended supplement levels: https://www.Vitamindcouncil.Org/further-topics/i-tested-my-vitamin-d-level-what-do-my-results-mean/ with more detailed information here: http://ods.Od.Nih.Gov/factsheet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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