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Hi I am sorry to be dumb but I need to know if I am taking the right amount of D3 as I am confused with the numbers

I need maintance dose and on my pot is is 1000iu and (25ug) which I think is 25mcg .

Can anyone let me know if this is ok please .

Thank you

Also , if I click followers in my community is that everyone on this site? or just those who have let me know they are following me personally ? Not sure which Thanks

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"if I click followers in my community is that everyone on this site?"

It means your thread is only visible to members of this particular thyroid forum. Even if they follow other Health Unlocked forums, they would need to be a follower of this forum to read your complete thread.

You have to find your maintenance dose by trial and error. What is your current level of Vit D?

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"Also , if I click followers in my community is that everyone on this site? or just those who have let me know they are following me personally ? Not sure which Thanks"

Have I misunderstood? Do you mean when you write a post to start a new thread?

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gcart. I get confused about the followers and how to find people to post messages to them and stuff. All I know about your followers is that I am one of them. The vitamin D council recommends 5,000 iu a day to maintain vit d status in northern hemisphere. It is also recommended by them that you take vitamin K2 along side. Better4u do a stray and nutri do drops containing both.

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Hi Gcart

My vit D level was 9 and my endo prescribed vitamin D3 drops 20,000 i.u once a week. He set the minimum target at 100 nnomols. Hope that helps. Once at target a maintenance dose is set .

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Thank you everyone for getting back. I understand about posting now, thanks

SS my vit D on the BH blood test is 76 ....... Range def. <25

Insufficient 25-50. Reduce beyond 175

One year ago I was 70

Thanks for comments 🙂

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GCart,

1,000iu is 25mcg. It should maintain vitD around 76. Personally I would want vitD 100-150 and if you want to do that you need to increase to 3,000iu for 6 weeks then reduce to 1,000iu daily.

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Thanks Clutter.Good info 🙂

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