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Vitamin D is the sunshine vitamin & helps our bodies over come depression issues & helps build strong bones. All you need is 15 minutes a day to get what you need (unless told otherwise by your doc). People take multi-vitamins think they might not be getting enough. Combining the vitamin D in a supplement with the D in your fortified milk & with D your body makes, you are probably way over on what you need. Vitamin D is stored in your system & after a period of time, excess vitamin D makes you

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prone to kidney stones.When I was hospitalized with a kidney stone attack, I felt I had been stabbed in the back - it took a max dose of morphine to get relief. My day-shift nurse said she had both kidney stones & three children. "Birth pains aren't close to the pain of a kidney stone attack!"
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PUFFPASTRY 4/28/2011 1:22:00 AM

    It's true! I overdosed on Vitamin D last winter, when my chiropractor swore that I'd feel a million times better if I took a couple thousand mg's of it in supplement form. I know this is a hugely popular trend, but Vitamin D can throw off all kinds of body chemistry at high doses because it's stored in fat cells. I got really weird blood test results during my vitamin D blitz, and my physician told me to stop taking the supplement. Be warned!
NORASPAT 4/29/2011 7:26:00 AM

    Thanks my DH is prone to stones, never knew Vit D does that. emoticon emoticon

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