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Since Ha asked some time back, I wrote my recent test results down.]

Have been taking ~10,000 units a day for a year or two now. Recent blood test results: 58. Much less than I thought.

DW, on the other hand, tested 99 and was told to stop taking any more supplements, even though she was taking only about 2,000 units a day. She was told that 100 in the blood was the limit.

BTW, taking D and calcium and other things has improved her bone density, an improvement that surprised her doctor.
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I had my Vitamin D level retested after taking 50,000 IU for 14 weeks and my result was 57. My doctor now has me taking 4000 IU of Vitamin D for 4 months and will recheck at the end of the 4 months.
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Since Ha asked some time back, I wrote my recent test results down.]

Have been taking ~10,000 units a day for a year or two now. Recent blood test results: 58. Much less than I thought.

DW, on the other hand, tested 99 and was told to stop taking any more supplements, even though she was taking only about 2,000 units a day. She was told that 100 in the blood was the limit.

BTW, taking D and calcium and other things has improved her bone density, an improvement that surprised her doctor.
Good result there. Interesting the very large individual differences between your and her blood levels.

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Yes, Ha, it is interesting.

I went to Rich's link and found that there are health problems that could cause my low reading. Hmmm. Still, my wife has an Ott light at work, which may boost her levels non-chemically.
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I don't take any supplemental Vitamin D, and I just had mine tested for the first time. It was 30, which is the low end of what seems to be considered the normal range.

I drink at least a quart of milk a day, and get a fair amount of sunshine, only rarely using a sunscreen (to the dismay of my dermatologist, but there it is.)

Will probably have it checked again in a year or so, but I don't have any problem with 30, and neither does my doctor.
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