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Update - Vitamin D and Lung Disease

Matman
Matman

The following link is to a recent review of Data concerning Vitamin D and Lung Disease. Worth a read.

Elsewhere I read recently that as we age, our ability to uptake Vitamin D decreases until, ultimately, we becom 4x less efficienct at utilising it than in our younger years.

Thanks ‘in advance’ for any comments, as a busy week means may not have time to respond directly.

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Hi Matman,

From experience, I think this is certainly the case. My respiratory consultant in the US was absolutely hysterical about Vit D levels and that was 10 years ago. Mine were not horrible, but lowish, he insisted on giving me injections of vit d and then taking supplements almost all the time. Now my Vit d levels are good, but I still take a supplement. Its worth taking Vit K with vitamin d because it improves the up take.

More to the point, I feel better when I have good levels, and I think it really helps your immune system.

R

Matman
Matman
in reply to risabel59

Cheers. Yeah, I take Vit K a couple of times a week. It’s supposed to also help keep calcium from entering the arteries and calcifying the cardio vascular system.

Yatzy
Yatzy
in reply to Matman

Is it vit K2 that you take, Matman? I think it might help my osteopenia, as well as my lungs. Thanks for the link....helpful.

Matman
Matman
in reply to Yatzy

Yes. Vit K2. Notably also derived from Good Quality Butter if the cows are Free Ranging Grass Fed. Only take the Capsules a couple of times a week, as I’m more wary these days of taking ‘Daily’ Suppliments due, in part, to all the Fillers and additional crap that goes into making them. (Just a personal thing - ‘Daily’ will have benefits for some folk I guess).

Yatzy
Yatzy
in reply to Matman

Thanks, Matman. I might try K2 occasionally then, though I certainly wish we could have the vits without the filler extras- I suppose not much quantity-wise for occasional use.

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