MS and Vitamin D deficiency

by Cheryl

I have MS. I was diagnosed 2001. I asked to have my vitD level checked in the last 30 and it was 16.4! I have been taking 50,000 iu per week since and I have to recheck my levels in a couple more weeks. Do you think it would be beneficial for me to stay on a high dose of vitamin D daily to keep my levels at the max, once I get there?

Thank you, Cheryl ... 33 y/o female (in case that info is helpful)

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I can't help you..
by: Kerri Knox, RN- The Immune Queen!

Hi Cheryl,

Unless you have a doctor who can help you to maintain your levels at the maximum levels and/or you are EXTREMELY knowledgeable about doing it yourself, then I don't suggest that you maintain at maximum of high levels because of the chance of toxicity.

And the fact that you are taking Prescription Vitamin D and that you are, presumably, NOT taking magnesium with that vitamin d and are not on a gluten free diet makes me believe that you are not knowledgeable enough to be maintaining maximum optimal vitamin d levels without having a competent practitioner well versed in vitamin d help you out.

So, in lieu of finding a practitioner help you with that, then please read my pages on:

Vitamin D Therapy

Magnesium and Vitamin D


Gluten Sensitivity

then get the book The Wahls Protocol: A Radical New Way to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions Using Paleo Principles. It was written by a medical doctor who reversed her own MS after having traditional medicine fail her, leaving her completely disabled despite doing all of the 'cutting edge' medical treatments.

Kerri Knox RN Immune Health Queen

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