Vitamin D and The Marshall Protocol...
Hi you have responded to me before and I really appreciate your help. I have 4 questions:
1, My vit d25 measurement was around 30ng/ml. If I am 195 pounds and I start taking 5000iu a day of d3 (no real sun live in cold Canada :)) how long will it take to get good levels? How long after starting regiment should I re-test?
2, Is 5000iu a day enough or should I take more
3, Why would my 1,25 vit d levels be above mid range (38.46pg/ml...upper limit is 45pg/ml) if the vit d25 is so low? Does that level not change until your d25 levels fall to extremely damaging levels?
4, Question 3 leads me to my last question. Do you know anything about the Marshall Protocol? If you do can you talk me out of my new fears, that there research has caused me about taking Vitamin D
? Essentially they say that if you have low Vit D25 but high Vit 1,25 D levels this is a bad sign and sign of problems with Vitamin d conversion causing inflamation and various autoimmune illnesses. They say that vitamin d should not be taken in these cases. I do suffer from some chronic fatigue and depression which I have done a lot of work and research around so this question of whether, I have to little Vitamin D or whether the Vit D is adding to my problems, is really worrying me.
Thank you so much for your help and whether you can answer 1 or all of the questions is really appreciated.
PS: My Vit D25 was 26.8 nmol/l
and one more question since I am here...
Do you have any idea what percent of North Americans are deficient in D25 (as low as me:)) and are they usually deficient with there D 1,25 or is that usually normal?
Thanks so much and sorry for asking so many questions.