Vitamin D Supplementation for Fall & Winter Months

Written by Dr. Pete Haggenjos.

In fact, studies show that most people are deficient in Vitamin D. Consequences of Vitamin D deficiency include: Increased colds and flu Allergies Heart disease Cancer, and Musculoskeletal pain syndromes.

Studies have shown that Vitamin D supplementation can: Increase immunity to bacterial and viral infections Reduce risk of pneumonia, TB, flu, bronchitis, and periodontal disease, reduce risk of automimmmune diseases like MS and type 1 diabetes, and reduce risk of hip and non-vertebral fractures.

Vitamin D drops are available in the office for $20/bottle. Each bottle contains 300,000 IU of Vitamin D3. While US RDA guidelines recommend only 400 IU/day, this is not for optimal health…it is based on bare minimum requirements to avoid death! Most adults can benefit from about 3,000-5,000 IU/day according to A blood test will show your exact level of 25 OH D in the blood, Mercola suggests 60 ng/mL is ideal. Too low or too high levels create problems for the body.

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