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vitamin d3

  1. haidut

    Vitamin D Deficiency Can Lead to Dementia And Stroke

    Despite this being an observational study, the analysis for extraneous factors has been strong enough that the authors believe the link between vitamin D deficiency and dementia/stroke is causal. As the study itself says, almost 20% of dementia/stroke cases could be prevented by simply...
  2. haidut

    Even low-dose Vitamin D may prevent/treat dental cavities

    Another study demonstrating that an "inevitable" conditions such as dental cavities may actually be preventable and, at least in its early forms, even treatable by vitamin D. The study immersed extracted teeth in different types of saliva with varying pH levels. One of the saliva types also came...
  3. haidut

    Vitamin D can prevent, and even reverse, the cancerization process

    The study is on ovarian cancer but I don't see why its findings won't apply to all other cancers, as the study itself states, especially the ones forming in the abdominal cavity and involving the peritoneum. he study found that vitamin D can actually restore the "cancer" cells back to normal...
  4. M

    Supplement giveaway uk

    I’m leaving the country in two weeks and would be happy to give these away as otherwise they’ll go to the bin. Can give in person if in East London or post.
  5. haidut

    Milk or water are optimal drinks for (oral) vitamin D bioavailability

    Just a quick post about something I thought many people will probably find interesting, considering the widespread use of oral vitamin D supplements. The findings of the study are a bit surprising, considering that vitamin D is one of the "fat-soluble" vitamins and as such is expected to be...
  6. haidut

    High-dose vitamin D could help fight HIV/AIDS

    Actual article title, though I disagree with the "high-dose" qualifier as it corresponds roughly to a vitamin D3 dose of ~7,000 IU daily, which is not really a pharmacological dose. While the authors were not brave enough to claim that vitamin D supplementation could be an effective prophylactic...
  7. haidut

    Vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol), unlike D3 (cholecalciferol), ineffective for immune health

    A very important study, with huge ramifications, considering most people taking prescription vitamin D are consuming vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol) as that is the only FDA-approved vitamin D variety available for oral use. The widely available OTC variety vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) is not...
  8. haidut

    Vitamin D effective in humans for preventing autoimmune diseases

    A human study, one of the largest ever conducted, and covering virtually all major autoimmune conditions. Also, the study claims that this is the first intervention trial that looked at effects of vitamin D on developing autoimmune conditions, so the link is causal - i.e. we can now claim that...
  9. haidut

    Oral vitamin D3 may treat steroid-driven hair loss

    A very interesting study, which demonstrates that a relatively low (5,000 IU) oral daily dose of vitamin D3 for 6 months, may be able to treat gender-specific (driven by steroids) hair loss. Now, the study participants were all female, with female-pattern hair loss (FPHL), however the findings...
  10. haidut

    Vitamin D may prevent/delay Type I diabetes

    Vitamin D seems to be trying to take aspirin's crown as a universal drug away. The study below is the latest evidence that this remarkable nutrient may have therapeutic effects in conditions that most doctors consider completely unrelated outside of vitamin D's realm (e.g. calcium absorption)...
  11. M

    Should we be taking Calcifediol instead of D3?

    Is calcifediol better than cholecalciferol for vitamin D supplementation? - Osteoporosis International "First, oral calcifediol results in a more rapid increase in serum 25OHD compared to oral cholecalciferol. Second, oral calcifediol is more potent than cholecalciferol, so that lower dosages...
  12. BearWithMe

    Vitamin D supps might have shelf life as low as 2 weeks after opening?

    This guy suggests that after you open a bottle with vitamin D supplement, you have just about 2 weeks to consume it before it completely loses its potency. Because when you open the bottle, oxygen gets in and can begin the decay process of the vitamin D into inactive metabolites. I haven't...
  13. CHEESEHEAD69

    Looking for good quality vitamin d3 supplement cheap?

    hello i recently ran out off idealabs Calcirol (d3), is there anything close to the quality of this vitamin d3 on the market for a cheaper price? Previously, before discovering this forum i used some amazon non-gmo vitamin d3 softgels. I prefer the liquid d3 beacuse i can apply on skin and...
  14. haidut

    Vitamin D3 anabolic, calcitriol catabolic for muscle/thymus

    Several great studies, which will probably do little to calm down the controversy that seems to be brewing lately in the blogosphere over whether supplementing with vitamin D3 is beneficial or not. Namely, the last study below demonstrated direct muscle-anabolic effects from supplementation with...
  15. Sefton10

    Help interpreting mother’s blood work

    For context, she has just turned 70 and has had severe rheumatoid arthritis for 30 years. Recently she has been feeling like she has less and less energy, constantly tired and dizzy spells. Finally she is open to exploring the impact of metabolism/bioenergetics so I got her Kate Deering’s book...
  16. C

    Help, High cholesterol and triglycerides

    Hi guys, i have recently done blood work and it turned out with: total cholesterol = 279 mg/dl HDL = 34 mg/dl Trig = 311 mg/dl Magnesium = 1.80 mg/dl Total Ca = 9.90 mg/dl Vitamin D = 92 nmol/L Im 24yo male, my diet is peaty low pufa, high carbs and protein, high fruits. Last year i had...
  17. D

    Is this a OK d3/k2 supplement?

    unfortunately I cannot find a d3 k2 liquid drops supplement with mk4 k2 online. I cant afford the thorne one right now, so for the meanwhile is this supplement safe? it has 1000 IU of D3 and 120 mcg of k2 mk4 per serving. The only problem is it has added ingredients such as olive oil, rosemary...
  18. RenaissanceMan

    BEST D3/K2 SUPPLEMENT? Which one gave you the greatest Androgenic and Stress-Lowering effects?

    I was wondering if someone on here could recommend the best D3/K2 supplement they've tried! I've taken a few of them and they didn't seem to have noticeable effects on me. Which one has given you the best T-boosting and energy-increasing effects? Also does K2 MK7 have a positive or negative...
  19. haidut

    High PTH, low vitamin D implicated in bipolar disorder (BD)

    A great study highlighting once again the importance of calcium, vitamin D and especially the pro-inflammatory parathyroid hormone (PTH) for mental health. While there are many studies (both observational and intervention ones) examining the role of vitamin D in mental health, this is one of the...
  20. haidut

    Vitamin D (topical) safe and effective for removing scars

    A neat human study, which demonstrates that topical treatment with vitamin D may treat even large scars that have been present on the skin for years. Many people have such scars as a result of surgery, trauma, chemical/heat burns, radiation, etc. As the study says, the typical treatment is with...
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