Thanks to modern-day achievements in medical technology it has become quite easy to detect any kind of health condition.
One condition is a deficiency of vitamins and minerals.
Today I’ll be addressing vitamin D deficiency. It usually goes undetected being the most underestimated reason for a lot of things.
Normal Vitamin D level and Range
INSUFFICIENCY : 20-<30 ng/ml
SUFFICIENCY/Normal: 30-100 ng/ml
TOXICITY : >100 ng/ml
What problems arise from the deficiency
1. Body pain
2. Joint pains
3. Weakness/ Fatigue
4. Numbness and tingling sensations
2. Fortified cereal
2. Orange juice
3. Egg yolk
5. Ricotta Cheese
6. Fatty Fish
7. Cod liver oil
8. Fish eggs
Recommended daily allowance (RDA)
19-70 years: 600 IU (15 mcg)/day
Pregnant or lactating women: 600 IU (15 mcg)/day
60k capsules are available in the market which is to be taken once a week. A full course comprises of taking these once a week capsules for 3 months (12 weeks).
Injections are also available in market 6 lakh and 3 lakh units which are to be taken only once a month.
Pediatric drops are also available but before you start with any one of them it is always advisable to confirm the condition via a blood test and consult with your doctor and start with the treatment.
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|Dr. Sarthak Chakravarty|
Dr. Sarthak Chakravarty
MBBS, DEM, CTBM
DGS approved doctor by Govt. of India
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