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Saad M.D
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I just got detail of my recent blood test. My vitamin d

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Hi, I just got detail of my recent blood test. My vitamin d level is 35. Could you advise if this is cause for concern? I have bought supplements and wonder how long they will take to work? Is there anything else I can do to speed up improvement? A bit concerned about recent news on link with Covid outcome. Thank you
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Can you tell me what units it is?
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
I’m not sure I’m in the uk if that helps
Ok,the levels between 20 and 40 ng/mL (50 to 100 nmol/L) are considered fine.
If it is 35 ng/ml it is totally fine!
You just need to take regular dialy recommended dose of vitamin d.
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Thank you! Is 4000 iu too high do you think?
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
It’s 35 nmo I think as she says I should be aiming for 50
Ok,yes then it is nmol/L. This is still not deficiency but it will be considered insufficiency.
The recommend dose to start with is 1000 iu of vitamin D3,repeat levels after 3 months and then increase the dose if necessary.
4000 is still within recommended dose,but don't go more than this.
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Thank you so much. I’ve always been really healthy and got told yesterday low vit d, early menopause and under active thyroid. Trying to work out what’s going on. Thanks again
You are most welcome:)
I wish you all the best!!
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