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While information is widely available about multi-faceted vitamin D, many women still have questions. According to Oakdale ObGyn nurse practitioner Carmen Stansberry, common questions she gets in clinic range from how much is needed, what’s normal and deficiency symptoms. “There’s still confusion, particularly in younger women who don’t see themselves at risk for heart disease or bone loss.” Read on to learn more of what you need to know and what you can do regarding vitamin D.
Stansberry offers some need-to-know basics:
What you can do:
Vitamin D requirements can change throughout your life so it is always best to discuss your recommended dosage of supplements with your personal health care provider. Supplements are still medications and can be harmful when taken in high doses or with certain medical conditions.