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Vitamin D
A VITAMIN, BIO-IDENTICAL HORMONE, CANCER PREVENTER, ANTI-MICROBIAL, AND BONE BUILDER

*Vitamin D is probably the most under utilized treatment in modern medicine!

*There is OVERWHELMING medical evidence on Vitamin D deficiency states, yet very few doctors know about it or utilize it as a therapy.

*There are two ways to get Vitamin D- to eat it in the diet, or to make it in the skin.  The skin reaction will not occur without exposure to UV-B light- which is blocked by sunscreen use.  

*Vitamin D is made from cholesterol, like other sex steroid hormones. Chemically, it very closely resembles estrogen and testosterone, and it is probably better called a pro-hormone than a vitamin!

*Symptoms of Vitamin D deficiency can be very subtle: muscle cramps or weakness, poor balance, inability to get up from a chair without pushing on the armrests,  depression and bone fracture.

VITAMIN D REPLACEMENT  

*Before embarking on Vitamin D replacement, you must know your Vitamin D level.  

*The best test is a 25-(OH) Vitamin D level. Optimal levels are 50-60 ng/ml. 32-50 is low normal. 20-32 is deficient, and

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