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Some thoughts on Vitamin D...

Sunday, January 13, 2013

I had a blood test for Vitamin D levels a few years ago. I was very deficient. Very. My doctor prescribed 50000 iu prescription dose 1 x per week + 2000 iu 2 x per day D3 (over the counter). My blood levels were checked frequently. It took a full year of this before my blood levels of Vitamin D reached the lowest minimum level. I no longer take the prescription D. I do continue to take OTC Vitamin D3 and have blood levels checked annually. Vitamin D seemed to help my moods and my energy. By all means, talk with your medical professional, do research, and make your decisions based on your situation.

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LOOKINGUP2012 1/14/2013 8:12AM

    Glad it was caught and you are doing better! Walking in those dark woods does that.

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    it's amazing how many people don't know that you need more than the 800iu they says is the recommended dosage. Dr. Mercola has done tons of research on this subject. I found out a few years ago too but you've done it the right way by talking to your dr. hopefully your blog will inspire ppl

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CHERYLSBUTT 1/13/2013 5:48PM

    Way to go
share your experience and
recommend others see their doctor for their own situations

I love smart sparkpeople!!!
Thank you

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