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What causes irregular menstrual cycles, vitamin D deficiency, peripheral neuropathy, gluten intolerance, high cholesterol, fatigue, low BBT?

Menses. There are many causes of irregular menses and you should see a Gynecologist about this. Vitamin D deficiency is unnecessary. Over the counter bottles with 1000 mg daily should be enough. Gluten intolerance is telling you to slow down taking any gluten. High cholesterol can be treated and your doctor will assist you. Fatigue - why? Read more...

What causes high cholesterol, irregular menstrual cycles, vitamin D deficiency, peripheral neuropathy, gluten intolerance, fatigue, low BBT?

Inactivity. Can't think of one possible cause except inactivity, being sedentary can lead to all what you described either directly or indirectly, see your doctor, start an exercise program suitable for your state of health, good luck. Read more...

I work outside all year, I don't use sunscreen, I consume cholesterol, and I am caucasian. Why do I still have vitamin d deficiency? Infection?

See below. Everyone absorbs vitamins differently. This may be related to your genetics, but your physician can help narrow down the causes and recommend the appropriate amount of vit. D. Supplementation. 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...

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...

Is it true that light skinned women have high rates of vitamin d deficiency?

No. Light skinned people are more easily able to convert sun exposure to vitamin d than dark skinned people. Of course, they need to be more careful about limiting that sun exposure to minimize their increased risk of skin tumors. Read more...

Can diabetes cause vitamin d deficiency and high hemoglobin?

No. Short answer is no. Getting enough sun ? Getting enough dairy? Do you smoke ? Do you intake enough liquids ? Read more...