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... A few months ago i found out i am vitamin d deficient. My level was 16. ... (5 replies)
... check out celiac disease and will talk to my dr about being tested for it. The covering dr did ask me if there is that in my family. Osteoblast, why if you do not have celiac is it hard for you to absord vitamin d? ... (5 replies)
... check out the vitamindcouncil website about recommended doses of vitamin d. There are some very prominent doctors who think that the current daily recommended amount is totally inadequate. ... (5 replies)

... and I stopped taking the high doses of D, but was told to take a maintenance dose of Citracal every day. It turns out that this was not enough. I started getting an achy tired feeling in my legs. My Dr. ran some blood tests and voila, my levels are low again. ... (27 replies)
... but I need to resolve a few other concerns first. My vitamin D level started off at 32 when I was diagnosed with osteo in 2004 and for the next 3 years I took 50,000 IU of D twice a month. ... (11 replies)
... No problem with your asking these questions. If you research the vit d issue you will see that in the northern latitudes , many if not most people are vit. d deficient during the winter months and the situation improves during the summer, but again there is a decline in the winter months. ... (5 replies)
... If you know that your getting enough Vit D in your diet, and you get enough sunlight everyday then you might want to look into some malabsorption problems like Celiac Disease. Good luck! ... (5 replies)
... It takes 6 months to get a decent reading for increased Vitamin D levels in the blood NOT weeks. Bones take that long to heal properly in a healthy individual. ... (4 replies)
... taape, Thanks for the reply. I get plenty of sunshine, we go boating every weekend. Obviously the vit D is not absorbing adequately through either digestive tract or skin. ... (8 replies)
... thanks osteoblast for sharing your story with me. I also checked out that website and it was very informative. With me i am just very surprised that my level didn't go up from my last blood test in april because since then with the summer sun i figured all my days at the beach would definitely be beneficial and it's gotten worse since then. Well, i will just have to... (5 replies)
... scores, I was diagnosed with osteopenia. My doctor took a blood test for my Vitamin D level, prescribed calcitriol and told me to come back in 4 weeks to test my Vitamin D level again. ... (13 replies)
... There is a simple blood test you can take to make sure your body is absorbing vitamin D, maybe you would want to consider testing before your raise your dose of vitamin D. ... (8 replies)
... I can take it with any food or supplement and the representative said it does not affect the absorption. ... (26 replies)
... ml, waaay post menopausal even with hrt. I was not absorbing the hrt I was on. My testosterone and progesterone levels were extremely low also. ... (22 replies)
Jun 13, 2005
... First, you are correct, that Fosamax and the other bisphosphonates do not build bone. They are antiresorptives. They simply prevent the oseoclasts from resorbing bone. ... (37 replies)
... Many women do not easily absorb Calcium. If this is the case, whatever you take is not going to do any good if you are not absorbing it. I guess the reasons for this malabsorption vary. ... (4 replies)
Newly Diagnosed
Nov 4, 2006
... I had gastric bypass and that somewhat affects my absorption but something else was happening within me .. so that I wasnt absorbing ANY vitamins which lead to my getting very ill... ... (15 replies)
... and take Calcium and vitamin D continually. ... (5 replies)
... Then you could try taking Vitamin K to help make sure the calcium you are taking is reaching your bones. ... (2 replies)
... Thank you osteoblast for all the information. I know I am on the lower side on the iron, but I'm not real sure if it's ferritin or what, all I know is that they put me on an iron supplement when I was starting to go through menopause. ... (13 replies)

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