Vitamin D Deficiency, Professor, Creighton University discussed on Danielle Lin


Smoking high blood pressure high triglycerides diabetes all the things known to contribute even after they control for that there was a strong effective vitamin d and it was integrated manner that is if you're really deficient than your risk is much higher if you're a little deficient than your risk is a little higher and we don't have enough study she has to say that you know if you have heart disease you should take vitamin d day although many cardiologists their prescribing it just on the basis of why not it is safe you know five thousand units today it cannot make anybody toxic five thousand units a day is ten minutes of summer show even five minutes this summer sunshine for the way these doctors are thinking is look what the risk versus what's the benefit it looks like from the studies there's a tremendous risk associated with vitamin d deficiency we don't have all the studies we need and we're doing those studies now but it would be unethical to let people remained vitamin ddeficient while we're conducting all the studies we need to about heart health or bone health or breast tell or prostate health their immune system it would be unethical to let them wait vitamin d deficiency the problem is that many doctors use antiquated reference range is in so if you're levels 35 they'll tell you that's okay it's not okay the level needs to be fifty or higher end to get that adults need five thousand units today again for those just tuning in i mentioned earlier you know i go through the health food store look at multivitamins most of them at best have 400 ius but when when you're looking at the the vitamin d that you could buy by itself as a standalone vitamin most or four hundred ius i saw a couple that were a thousand i you tablets but again that falls far short of that five thousand number and that's what you get with purity here why is that so important there recently been a study by professor at creighton university that show that when you get.

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