Michelle
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I read that Vit D deficiency doesn’t necessarily cause p; but may be a contributing factor as it impairs the body’s ability to keep skin healthy. I just changed my Omega 3 to one that has 1000iu of vit d per tsp. Do you take it daily? Does it help?

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Melanie
Melanie @nela

Michelle, you are right, it’s one of the factors based on my research. Vitamin D usually helps if you don’t have enough. I think the. Natural sunlight helps to get additional vitamin d! I’m looking forward to Florida in 2 weeks with my family and get lots of sun!


Margaret R
Margaret R @margaret2023

I take10,000 IU of Vit D 3 daily for osteopenia, don’t know it had any bearing on my fast recovery from a flare up on my hands and feet as I was just diagnosed about 6 weeks ago. I also take 2 caps of Royal Camu (Vit. D) every morning.


Michelle
Michelle @mishlyn

Good to hear you had a quick recovery from a flare Margaret! How long would you say it lasted?

Enjoy Florida Melanie! Your skin will be singing! :D


 john,AQUA MAN
john,AQUA MAN @chewbacca

Hello Michelle, in the winter i take it in the summer no, i dont think it makes a difference though, its no harm to take it i find thanks :)


Susan
Susan @godcares

I used too Michelle. Now only the Moringa powder in water. Some need vitamin D in the winter but I don't for some reason. Maybe lots of time outside all seasons, maybe just me.


Sarah
Sarah @sarahuk

I don't take it right now Michelle. I do have some on my dresser, which I was taking at one point but I never managed to get into a habit with it and never took it regularly. So it is still there! I do get plenty of time outdoors, but think I will try to take it in the autumn and winter.


rachel
rachel @wynnegee

I took it through the winter but so far this summer has been very sunny in the UK so I'm not taking it at the moment. I love being outdoors. My skin seems to be healing but VERY slowly. Not sure what is helping/ not helping at the moment.


 john,AQUA MAN
john,AQUA MAN @chewbacca

yes,theres enough vit D in the UK at the moment from the sun, got to be careful one dosnt overdose on vit D :)


Michelle
Michelle @mishlyn

Is that possible John? I get vit d from Moringa like Susan, plus being outdoors in the beautiful sun and with it now being in omega 3.. I should really research this.. lol


Michelle
Michelle @mishlyn

This is what I found:

Vitamin D toxicity is extremely rare, but does occur with extreme doses.

It usually develops over time, since extra vitamin D can build up in the body.

Nearly all vitamin D overdoses result from taking high amounts of vitamin D supplements.

It is almost impossible to get too much vitamin D from sunlight or food.

A daily vitamin D intake of 1000–4000 IU (25–100 micrograms) should be enough to ensure optimal blood levels for most people, unless otherwise prescribed by a physician.


Jen
Jen @jen1984

It's very simple to get your Vit D levels checked as well as other vitamin levels. It's just a normal blood test. Mine showed very low in January so I took supplements 5000iu a day for 4 weeks. Next test showed sufficient D levels. Now I just enjoy the sunshine every day. It's such a good feeling to feel that sunshine on your body!


 john,AQUA MAN
john,AQUA MAN @chewbacca

Thats what i was told a long time ago Michelle as i was taking so many of these vit D supplements ,too much of it i was told is not good for you mind, too much of anything they say is not good for you, i suppose its a balance,i did find when i was taking the VIT D supplements last year in the summer, it didnt make any difference, i take them in the winter of course, i still dont know if it made any difference as i get more flakes in the winter anyway ,yes you cant beat the sun agreed there Jen :)


Rosanna
Rosanna @rosanna

I had a severe vitamin D deficiency and noticed an improvement after being prescribed by my dr. I have tried many topicals over the last 20yrs of this diagnosis journey and the only one that has come close to helping has been a prescribed cream which is a form of vitamin D for the skin.


Ava
Ava @ava1

Note that your body needs Vitamin K in order to process D-3 vitamins.


Sarah
Sarah @sarahuk

I've had some good results too from vitamin D analogue creams Rosanna. Hope your skin will respond well to your new biologics!



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One of my biggest lessons in life and with Psorasis is: ❤when you change the way you look at things...the things you look at change.❤ -Dr Wayne Dyer



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