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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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  • v LOOKINGUP2012
    Glad it was caught and you are doing better! Walking in those dark woods does that.
    1264 days ago
  • v AURORAMARILENA
    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
    1265 days ago
  • v CHERYLSBUTT
    Way to go
    share your experience and
    recommend others see their doctor for their own situations

    I love smart sparkpeople!!!
    Thank you
    1265 days ago
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