How does iron and vitamin d deficiency affect my body. What can I do. Besides supliments. To bring my levels up?

Eat foods. With iron, get daily 15 minutes of sun for the vitamin d, otherwise, the supplements are the way to go. Iron and vitamin d are essential for the body, many diseases and consequences when these 2 are low, sorry for brevity but limited space here to reply.

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My daughter is always fatigued and she was diagnosed with vitamin d deficiency and iron deficiency Her levels are normal now but she is still tired?

Fatigue. There are many other reasons that she could be tired. It could be from stress, not getting enough rest, mood, medications, diet/exercise, or other medical causes. Discuss this further with her doctor if you are still concerned. Also, take a look at her level of activity and diet. This can make a huge difference! Best wishes. Read more...

I've vitamin D deficiency 17.5nmol/l and iron deficiency 6.8umol/l there is any problem if I take vitamin D and iron together?

No problem. Taking both vitamin D and iron together should not be a problem. Your stomach may be sensitive to one of these drugs so if you have any symptoms such as nausea or pain you should try taking them at different times. Read more...

I am a 58 year old male with a vitamin d deficiency. What strength supplement do you recommend?

50,000.00 unit . Vitamin d deficiency is defined as a 25ohd level less than 20 ng/ml (50 nmol/l). In people whose 25ohd is <20 ng/ml (50 nmol/l), treatment usually includes 50, 000 international units of vitamin d2 or d3 by mouth once or more per week for six to eight weeks, and then 800 to 1000 (or more) international units of vitamin d3 daily thereafter. Read more...
Vitamin D. Depends on your level. Many people need 1000 to 10, 000 units per day and the lower the level the more they need. Take enough to get your level to 50-80 per the experts. Read more...

What may cause iron deficiency? And what may cause vitamin d deficiency?

Read on. Vitamin d deficiency is caused by lack of intake from milk or milk products and by lack of exposure to sunlight. Iron deficiency is caused by lack of iron intake in diet or loss of blood from heavy menstrual periods, surgery, injury. Read more...
Iron and Vitamin D. Iron deficiency is usually inadequate intake of iron in diet, or absorption problems, or loss of blood such as menstruation. Vitamin d deficiency is usually inadequate intake or lack of enough sunlight. Sunlight is needed to convert cholecalciferol into 25 hydroxycholecalciferol. The kidney takes the 25 and adds another hydroxy to make active vitamin d3- 1.25 dihydroxycholecalciferol. I. Read more...

I have a vitamin d deficiency (11 ng/ml) that won't get better. (i take 1000iu a day but levels won't rise) what would the recommended action be?

Prescr. Strength . You will need prescription strength vitamin d. Have your doctor prescribe it for you. It comes in doses of 50, 000 iu and your doctor can determine the regimen that is right for you. Read more...