No. Vitamin d is made in your skin when you're exposed to sufficient sunlight, it can be eaten in some foods, or it can be taken as a supplement. It is not secreted by a gland.
No. Formed in skin with UV exposure. More active forms of D are then made sequentially by the liver and then kidney!
No. No VitaminD is not secreted by any gland in the body.Some amount comes from food and rest is synthesized in the body from sun exposure.At least 20to25 minutes exposure.
Gland. No gland secretes vitamin D. It is absorbed through the gut and activated through various organs (skin, liver, and kidneys). 40% of Americans are vitamin D deficient.
The skin. The skin is not a gland, but some people call it an organ. With adequate sunlight exposure, the skin will manufacture vitamin d3, the most active form of vitamin d.
Hi doctor. I have a question concerning the high amounts of vitamin D and magnesium. Do they affect the thyroid gland? Thank you
No. Not commonly. Read more...
Why don't I have a period I have high levels on a blood test for my pituitary gland resulting possibly in no periods for the last 4 months and a rating of 5 for vitamin d among other symptoms.
The . The menstrual cycle is controlled by hormones and cycles of secretion in the hypothalamic - pituitary - gonadal axis. Many possible imbalances in these interactions can result in changing or stopping the menstrual cycle. Endocrinologists specialize in diagnosis and treatment of these disorders. Read more...