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Subject:The results are in
Time:01:20 pm
The test came back and said my vitamin D level is 26.5 ng/ml. That's a little low, but not horribly so. I've been taking supplements, though... I wonder what it would be without that.
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filthy_habit
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Time:2012-03-09 01:24 am (UTC)
I was under the impression that Vitamin D was produced by your body naturally and is one of the good things about getting outside and soaking up some sun...Have you been a shut-in lately? (Wink is implied and easily inferred, I hope...)
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whipartist
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Time:2012-03-09 01:33 am (UTC)
Yeah, but it's more complex than that.

The typical "15 minutes a day" recommendation really isn't enough for people in northern climes or urban areas, and older people often don't synthesize vitamin D very well.
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wild_irises
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Time:2012-03-11 04:35 pm (UTC)
Just about all Americans over 40 are low on Vitamin D. A friend who spends hours a day in the sun walking her dog has a worse problem than I do. I've been trying to push mine up for about three years, with some success (but not enough). Blood tests soon, so I'll find out if doubling the supplement dose made a difference.
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