50,000 iu twice a week

I am a female 68 years old with good bone density but vitamin d level is 9 ng/ml.


Should I be concerned about taking 50,000 iu twice a week for 3 months before rechecking level?

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50,000 IU Vitamin D Twice a Week
by: Kerri Knox, RN- The Immune Queen!

So, lets see- your doctor has you taking 100,000 IU's per week, that works out to be about 14,000 IU's per day.

Over the whole 3 months, that works out to be about 1,200,000 IU's total- that's one million two hundred thousand IU's.


This is an aggressive regimen, but nothing to be concerned about- particularly with your level being so low. There was a recent study on people with Multiple Sclerosis who were given on average about 14,000 IU's per day over a year long period with ZERO people getting toxicity.

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In another study, they gave healthy men a total of over a million IU's in a six week period without any problems at all.


So, while you should Definitely get your levels checked after the 3 months is over, this regimen would likely be aggressive enough to actually get you into the 'Optimal' range of between 40 -80 ng/ml that researchers are recommending to prevent a whole host of diseases!!


Come back and let us know what your is after that regimen.




Kerri Knox, RN- The Immune Queen
Functional Medicine Practitioner
Easy Immune Health.com



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