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How much vitamin d do I need as a woman?
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Dr. Kathleen Cullen
Internal Medicine
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In brief: 2000-5000 units
Get a level pre and post supplementation. An optimal level is 50-70.

In brief: 2000-5000 units
Get a level pre and post supplementation. An optimal level is 50-70.
Dr. Kathleen Cullen
Dr. Kathleen Cullen
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Dr. Robert Lang
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Usually 2000-5000 IU
Although the recent institute of medicine guidelines recommended only 600 iu for adults including pregnant women, this was based solely on bone health.
The july, 2011 guidelines from the endocrine society recommend up to 10, 000 iu to obtain a blood level of at least 50 ng/ml. Have your blood tested.

In brief: Usually 2000-5000 IU
Although the recent institute of medicine guidelines recommended only 600 iu for adults including pregnant women, this was based solely on bone health.
The july, 2011 guidelines from the endocrine society recommend up to 10, 000 iu to obtain a blood level of at least 50 ng/ml. Have your blood tested.
Dr. Robert Lang
Dr. Robert Lang
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