Thread: Low Vitamin D?
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Old 01-31-2013, 08:52 AM   #6
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Re: Low Vitamin D?

Are you taking a prescription form of vit D given by your doctor? This prescription D is usually the inactive form of the vitamin, D2, which sometimes doesn't improve levels at all. You want to be taking D3, not D2. I've seen at least one instance here where 50,000 units of D2 failed to correct the problem, but just a couple thousand units of over-the-counter D3 did.

I was able to significantly improve my D level by taking 5000 units of D3 a day. Once it got up, I reduced the dose to 2000 per day and it seems to be holding.
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