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55, eat dairy, shun sun. Borderline vitd, internist says take 50kiu daily. Walgreeens says no side effects, but I doubt that. What are risks/benefits?
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Dr. Allen Seely
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In brief: TOO much D is RISKY
50, 000 units of vitamin d per day is too much! most experts recommend 1000--5000u per day (goal d level~50) hypervitaminosis d causes symptoms: constipation, decreased appetite (anorexia), vomiting, dehydration, fatigue, irritability and muscle weakness .
An excess of vitamin d causes abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood. This can severely damage the kidneys and bones over time.

In brief: TOO much D is RISKY
50, 000 units of vitamin d per day is too much! most experts recommend 1000--5000u per day (goal d level~50) hypervitaminosis d causes symptoms: constipation, decreased appetite (anorexia), vomiting, dehydration, fatigue, irritability and muscle weakness .
An excess of vitamin d causes abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood. This can severely damage the kidneys and bones over time.
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