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Your body must have vitamin D to absorb calcium and promote bone growth. Too little vitamin D results in soft bones in children (rickets) and fragile...
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Some reports suggest that getting vitamin D from sun exposure may prevent the occurrence and spread of cancers, both of internal organs and of the...
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There a variety of reasons vitamin D is important.  First, it helps your body absorb calcium  for healthy bones. . It is well accepted that...
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i have low vitamin d so my doctor put me on 2 vitamin d3 2000 iu's (international units) a day but yes if it is low those pains will relate to...
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That depends on their diet.  Most kids need supplemental vitamin D because it not found naturally in many foods and the sun is not reliable...
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If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing...
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Before taking vitamin D, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to propylene glycol (in the liquid form); or if you have any other...
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Some sunbathing stalwarts cite our need for vitamin D as their justification for unprotected sun exposure. But they're charring their skin for no...
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Store vitamin D products (except alfacalcidol) at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Store alfacalcidol...
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Store vitamin D products (except alfacalcidol) at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Store alfacalcidol...
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Store vitamin D products (except alfacalcidol) at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Store alfacalcidol...
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Vitamin D (ergocalciferol-D2, cholecalciferol-D3, alfacalcidol) is a fat-soluble vitamin that helps your body absorb calcium and phosphorus. Having...
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Yes. As part of your regular blood test, your doctor should order a test for 25-hydroxyvitamin D. Everyone agrees that anyone with a 25-OHD level of...
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The vitamin D issue is rather complex. Large observational studies indicate that folks with low vitamin D levels are at greater risk for type 2...
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Vitamin D is used to treat and prevent bone disorders caused by low levels of vitamin D in the body (e.g., rickets, osteomalacia). It is also used...