How long does it take for vitamin D levels to rise?
Therefore, it may take up to 2-3 months to increase vitamin D levels, depending on your degree of deficiency. Still, the recommended daily allowance of vitamin D in the United States is 600 IU for adults up to age 70 and 800 IU after age 70.
How long does it take to restore vitamin levels?
It will take between 6 weeks and 3 months to correct most nutritional deficiencies. Another good example is iron – it takes the human body 3 months to make new red blood cells. So as a general rule, we generally aim for 3 months of supplementation.
How long does it take to get your vitamin D back?
If you’re battling a severe vitamin D deficiency, it may take you a month of daily supplements before you feel normal again. If you are using higher doses and looking for a noticeable improvement in your health, we recommend taking a consistent dose of vitamin D supplements and monitoring your well-being for a month.
What can I take to restore my vitamin D levels?
Vitamin D supplements: If you can’t care for salmon fillets and long walks in the sun (there’s no shame in a few pots and pleasant winter days), then a simple supplement or two is the solution.
When is the best time to take vitamin D?
If your vitamin D (25 OH) is 25 ng/ml and your goal is 45 ng/ml, switch to a liquid emulsion, taken with dinner and try a dose of 2000-4000 IU for six months, then repeat the test. Assess how much your vitamin D level has moved during this time, then work with a licensed healthcare provider to reassess your dose.
Is it safe to take vitamin D3 for 3 months?
A few small studies have shown that 2000 IU of vitamin D3 taken over three months will increase vitamin D (25 OH) levels by 20 ng/ml. This may be the reason why many doctors prescribe this dose. Clinically, this does not play out.