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Why is it preferable to take Calcium and Magnesium supplements WITH vitamin D3 when you have D deficiency? What the 2 do for vitamin d?

Vitamin D helps. calcium go to bones rather than veins, which is what is needed for bone health. If D is low you don't need additional calcium. Check w/doc. Many people take 5K IUs of D3 daily. Peace and good health. Read more...

Can vitamin d deficiency cause muscle cramps even when calcium, magnesium, and potassium levels are good?

May be. Many issues are attributed to low vitamin D without necessarily strong evidence. However, if you suspect vitamin D deficiency, which is common, take about 2000 units of vitamin D3 daily. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. Read more...

Is one type of calcium supplement better than the other? Why it taking vitamin D with calcium recommended? What about magnesium?

Calcium. Milk is the best idea - 2% or lower - doesn't matter. There is some vitamin D available over the counter at low cost. Take 100 or 2000 units a day. Don't worry about magnesium unless a doctor has said your value is low. Read more...

1.If I have panic attacks should I test vit d or d3? Which one? 2.Can I have a normal calcium level and vitamin d deficiency?

Easy. Panic attacks have nothing to do vitamin d. Yes, calcium is usually entirely normal. Gold standard is the 25 hydroxy vit d serum level. Should be higher than 30, or at least higher than 20. Read more...
D3, Yes & Elsewhere. Panic attacks more likely due to long ago internalized (beyond conscious awareness) life experiences/memories & current life, deja vu, triggering fears that these events are happening again. While brain chemistry, neurotransmitters, vitamins & many other mechanisms possibly also involved, most often side issues or minor mechanisms promoted to sell products. Nl ca+2 & low vit d3 is common. Read more...
Get D3 level checked. Vitamin d deficiency can cause anxiety and could potentially lead to panic attacks, but it would be relatively low on the list of possibilities. It is easy to check you level with a blood test. Vitamin d3 level is best. You can have a normal calcium and deficient vitamin d. Low d levels lead to bone calcium loss to replenish calcium levels in the blood which remain normal. Read more...

Can taking any of the following lengthen bones and increase the height of an adult female: zinc, calcium magnesium, vitamin d, vitamin k, vitamin b?

No. Hi. At 30 years old, you're long done gaining height. Nothing you can do to add height after your long bone growth plates fuse in your teens. If you have a healthy diet, of the vitamins and mineral you list, the only ones you're at risk for not getting enough of are calcium and vitamin D, so assure you're getting enough of them. But no supplement of any kind will lengthen bones in you. Read more...