Last reply 2 years ago
Vit d feedback please

Hi folks.when i first saw my neuro he said to rake 1000 iu of vit d .which on bloods was not enough.theres good info to suggest ms ers need to be taking this vitamin. Anyways i upped that to 2000 and now iv been taking 3000 for goid while now which on recent bloods my level was 112. But theres a lot of confusion out there as to whats best to be taken . Some say 4000-10,000 even on ms sites so what do you guys take?

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Anonymous
2 years ago

Hi there hun
My dr gave me what suits my blood result vit d was 6 in 2016 i havemt chevked after my sis is taking 5000 vit d and zinc / b12 but she doesn’t have ms.


louise33
2 years ago

Hi I take between 5,000iu and 10,000iu a day depending on how my levels are. It’s more likely to be 10,000 in winter and 5,000 in summer. I follow the oms recommendations on it and have done since 2009. I’d suggest reading his research on it because it’s always kept lovely and up to date.

You are able to get a free copy of the book if you don’t have one already. There’s an email address to contact who will send you one.


spunky
2 years ago

I was told take 4000IU. I have never had my Vitamin D tested.


islandgal
2 years ago

Thanks guys. Hey Louise…i got that free oms book actually .but cheers


islandgal
2 years ago

Should be tested though ad if its too low it needs to be upped.before my diagnosis mine was too low and i went on high dose prescription ones at the time


cammo
2 years ago

I take a 7000IU weekly pill daily.

Before I found out about the weekly dose I used to just tip the 1000IU pills into my hand and however-many came out and I could realistically swallow in one mouthful was my daily dose – 8 to 9 pills. You may want to be more precise.


lm85
2 years ago

Hi @islandgal. My neurologist also advised I take 1,000iu a day, which I have done for the past year (plus sitting in the sun whenever I get an opportunity!). I got my level checked at the end of the summer and it was about the same as yours. I’m considering increasing my supplementation dose over the winter to try to keep it there – I found this site helpful for suggesting how much to take to maintain/improve your level: https://www.vitamindcouncil.org/i-tested-my-vitamin-d-level-what-do-my-results-mean/. Good luck!

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