How much vitamin d should I take with calcium?

5000-10000. You should measure your vitamin d in blood, and monitor every 3 months while your taking 5000 to 10, 000 units daily.
Wise to check. Vitamin d levels first to have a baseline to base the decision on.

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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...

How do I know how much vitamin d and calcium can I take?

Get from Food & Sun. While supplements are important when we can't get proper nutrition or live in areas where sun exposure is difficult, eating fatty fishes such as mackeral, tuna, and herring, and getting out in the sun at least 1-2 hours a day will usallmy allow us to produce enough vitamin d not to require supplementation. Of couse, sun exposure is limitted by your medications or health conditions. Consult your md. Read more...

How much calcium and vitamin d I need to take daily to treat osteopenia?

600/1000. Calcium 600 mg twice daily and vitamin d 1000 iu / day. May need to adjust calcium dose based upon calcium levels although I am not sure i would do that for osteopenia. Don't forget regular weight bearing exercise. Read more...

Would taking 1800 mcg of vitamin d +400 mcg of calcium in be too much to take? Vitamin d low with 1400 mcg supplemented daily. I am 47yr old female.

Ask your doctor. If you have low vitamin D three levels, you should probably start supplementing. However because it is a fat-soluble vitamin, it can accumulate and build up reserves rather quickly, so you want to follow your doctor's advice on how quickly or fast s/he wants to do this. Also your ratio of calcium is off. So best to discuss this with your doctor to get you back on track. Read more...

I take 1200 milligrams of calcium and vitamin d a day. Is this a good amount. Is to much calcium have any negative effects. I have skeletal osteopeni?

Recommended amount. CarolynM208, For your age and gender, it is recommended to take about 1200-1500mg of calcium per day along with about 1000 IU / day of Vit D. In addition, if able, you should engage in weight bearing exercise and eat a well balanced diet. If you have been diagnosed with osteopenia and are at risk for fracture, your doctor may recommend medications that can help with bone density. Read more...
Too much calcium can be bad. Too much calcium can cause kidney stones and is a risk factor for heart disease exercise Kelsey I'm up to 1200 mg a day and as well as vitamin D will help to prevent osteoporosis. Read more...
Best to eat calcium. Eat foods that have calcium in them, rather than taking a supplement. 1200mg is an ideal amount of calcium each day. About 4 servings of dairy/soy a day would equal ~1200mg of calcium. Other calcium rich foods are broccoli, leafy greens, sesame seeds, and canned salmon. Vitamin D3 is very important to take, it is hard to get enough from the sun. Take 2000-5000 units a day, and get your level chk'd. Read more...

How many mg calcium and vitamin d, I should take if I can't take dairy?

Drink Almond Milk. Get the silk brand unsweetened almond milk at your local supermarket. Four glasses a day should be sufficient. Avoid pills for calcium as they are known to potentially cause problems. Read more...

Is it okay if I take calcium and women's one every two week vitamin d in the same day?

It depends. What amounts are you taking? Do you need those amounts. Although calcium is good for bone health, excess calcium is bad for blood vessel health. Check with your doctor and adjust all levels based on your actual consumption of calcium. More is not better. Read more...

Can I just take 5000 units of vitamin d without calcium or should I take calcium with vitamin d 5000 units?

Less D. As a male, you should be able to get sufficient calcium from your diet as long as you drink milk and eat dairy and veggies without problems. 2000 units of vitamin d3/day is all you really need, some will be in your diet. You won't find calcium with 5000 units of d, as that's excessive and not allowed to be sold. Read more...