Questions tagged [vitamin-d]
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Will Vitamin D produced by sun deplete other vitamins? [closed]
It is sometimes stated that Too much vitamin D can deplete vitamin A. Likewise, intake of vitamins A and D require balance with vitamin K2 (https://www.westonaprice.org/health-topics/abcs-of-...
Why did the toxicity recommendation for vitamin D changed the last 20 years?
I have recently noticed that some supplements contain a high number of vitamin D e.g.at least 50mcg (2000IU). That got me curious because references I have, written in early-mid 80s explicity state ...
Vitamin D supplement in infants in France [closed]
I live in France, and we have been told to give our baby 3 droplets of a vitamin D supplement that amounts to 3x330 IU = 1000IU. The baby formula amounts (hopefully I did not mix up units) to roughly ...
What is the best natural source of Vitamin D (excluding sun)?
I wonder if there is a top natural source of Vitamin D excluding sitting under the sun to get a good value in RDI or DV? From what I could google, the percentage of Vitamin D in fatty fish is too ...
Does the damage from sun exposure outweigh the benefit of getting vitamin D?
I have read some articles where they recommend a direct exposure to the sun of about 20 to 30 minutes, others say that 10 to 15 minutes, another that 5 minutes is enough, etc. I suppose it depends on ...
Why would you take Vitamin D twice a week instead of once a day?
After coming up low on Vitamin D on a blood test, I was once prescribed a Vitamin D supplement (Fultium-D3 20,000 IUs). This was on a rather odd basis - instead of a dose every day, it was a whacking ...
Is it useless to drip Vitamin D drops on your tongue? [closed]
One celebrity doctor in my country says that Vitamin D can be absorbed only in the small intestine and that dropping Vitamin D drops on your tongue is therefore useless, because most of the liquid ...
How long does it take to beat vitamin D deficiency [closed]
I have had vitamin D deficiency (17 ng/mL) and I am planning on sitting in sun at noons. I am aware of that how much UVB you get depends on a few factors such as your complexion, where you live and ...
Do UV-B emitting lamps for reptile pets produce vitamin-D in human skin?
There are those lamps like e.g. "ReptiGlow" for pet reptilians, to keep them healthy, the output being graded e.g. by habitat: jungle (trees somewhat reduce the UV that hits the animals), or desert (...
Do Elderly benefit from Vitamin D supplements?
For elderly, whose sceletal strength weakens, can Vitamin D supplements slow down the degeneration of bones? I have found this source discussing which supplement works best, but it never established ...
Does vitamin D synthesis occur in indirect sunlight?
I know you don't get a tan through a glass window. But I don't know whether tanning and vitamin D are produced using identical wavelengths. So my questions are : -Do you synthesise vitamin D through ...
General Population Low Vitamin D Levels
In the answer to Is it advisable to wear UV protected swimsuit that covers arms and legs for skin protection to an outdoor swimming pool? by @Anko, it was stated that you can get enough vitamin D from ...
To what degree does a Vitamin D course mitigate the effects of Primary Hyperparathyroidism?
Primary Hyperparathyroidism, often caused by a parathyroid gland having an adenoma on it, increases the release of the parathyroid hormone (PTH) in the body. This causes the excess release of calcium ...
When is vitamin D released from fat?
I understand that vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin, and that being overweight can adversely affect the availability of vitamin D in the body. It seems that having more fat on the body results in ...
Why vitamin D3 is deficient in children and the elderly? [closed]
Vitamin D 3 of the most important vitamins that contribute to the growth of the human body. Why this vitamin is deficient and few in children and the elderly?
Does the use of sunscreen inhibit Vitamin D production?
Vitamin D is produced in the skin when exposed to sunlight. Therefore, when using sunscreen on the skin, is Vitamin D production inhibited?
How long does it take for Vit D medications to show effect?
Being diagnosed with severe vitamin D deficiency, I am on a high dosage (50k IU per week) for the past 2 months. I have also been getting regular sun exposure. But my weakness and other problems ...
How much Vitamin D does the body produce if you are outdoors a whole summer day?
How much Vitamin D does a person who's out the whole day in the summer and who's tanned enough that they don't get sunburn produce in a way that's bioavailable (measured in IU)? To get a more ...
What type of liver is richest in Vitamin D?
My test reports show that my Vitamin D - 25H (Hydroxyvitamin D) is 6.16 ng/ml whereas the normal range is 30 - 100 ng/ml. So, I read a few articles (e.g. medicinenet, patient.info) on the internet ...
Is vitamin D a very passive xenogenic factor to major depressive disorder?
Are the biosynthesis, utilisation and catabolism systems of vitamin D, especially the pathways of neural cells' vitamin D response, altered by the pathophysiological condition of major depressive ...
Is It OK to take vitamin tablets every day for long time? [closed]
What is the effect of taking vitamins tablets everyday for a long time? Will that make a person healthier? or harm the kidney? What if a person took them for about three or four months, Can He stop ...
Are there any symptoms of Vitamin D deficiency?
I've heard that Vitamin D is mainly obtained from the sun or you have to take supplements. Getting it from the sun also depends on many factors, such as the latitude, time of the day, skin color, area ...
Is there a relationship between vitamin D levels and cholesterol?
I've been trying to read up on high cholesterol and there is a lot of information out there about it. In addition to "don't eat fatty foods" and "exercise more," there are some ...
Do we produce Vitamin D in the shade?
Do our bodies produce Vitamin D in the shade? If so, what is the percentage decrease in the amount of Vitamin D produced compared to full exposure to sunlight? For example, sitting outside in the ...
What needs to be exposed for the body to produce Vitamin D?
What parts of the body need to be exposed to sunlight for the body to produce Vitamin D? Some say it's the skin, some say it's the eyes, and some say it's a combination. The most common answer I ...