Why every Cancer patient needs to check their Vitamin D Level

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Why every Cancer patient needs to check their Vitamin D Level

by skidan on Fri Nov 14, 2014 07:26 PM

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Why is it critical to check your vitamin D3 Level. Vitamin D is more of a hormone than a vitamin. If your vitamin D is deficient your "ON" switches of your Killer T cells of your immune systen won't activate.

Vitamin D actually turns the on switches of the T Cell.  From my research for a healthy immune system you need 4000 IU of vitamin D a day. In diet you can expect about 1000 IU a day. the rest can be made of good old fashin sunshine without sun block or supplements. Who sits in the sun anymore?

Personally I take 5000 IU of vitamin D and have been for the last 8 years. To give you some guideline, so called normal of Vitamin D is around 20-50 ng/ml. Myself I keep mine around 65 ng/ml. I perasonally believed 20 is way too low. based on all my research 4000 IU gets the best results.

here u is a link on it

http://www.webmd.com/cancer/news/20111004/low-vitamin-d-leve

You do need to monitor your d level you don't want to exceed 100ng/ml, it is possible it can become toxic, however I believe you can safely take 4000 IU a day.

hope this helps

Dan

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