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Reason for taking: Other
4/30/2013 10:10:14 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have hypothyroidism and vitamin D deficiency. If thyroid medicine is not set correctly body uses vitamin D as a replacement. I take 2000 a day, plus once a week in a tanning bed or time at the beach. I use a chewable supplement from mainland. I used several other brands as well as prescribed vitamin D and had lots of side effects. Chewable has caused no side effects and my vitamin level is norma ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Other
2/24/2013 10:52:49 AM

Reviewer: mommacares, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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My daughter was diagnosed by her allergist as being severely deficient in vitamin D. He prescribed vitamin D as well as a host of other drugs. I have been researching vitamin D and have concluded that vitamin D is not a vitamin at all, rather a synthetic man-made drug that can have horrible side effects. I am considering purchasing Nordic Natural Ultimate Omega based on information I found on-lin ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Other
11/25/2011 7:15:51 PM

Reviewer: Selfdiagnose, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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I live in sunny SoCal so the sun or my body's processing of vit D wasn't doing such a good job. For approximately 2 years I had been experiencing general body aches and pains. It got to the point where I could barely walk at night due to excrutiating pain in both feet upon getting out of bed to use the bathroom. My doctor took blood tests (but not for vit D), sent me to a rheumatologist. ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Other
11/3/2011 11:46:37 AM

Reviewer: sannaricano, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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Vitamin D deficiency, both my husband & I. I have lots of health issues that this could help with. Some are talking about taking 5000 wanted to see if there are side effects at high dosages.

Reason for taking: Other
6/14/2011 7:22:29 PM

Reviewer: Jackie, 35-44 Female (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Unsure what to do? Diagnosed as having hypothyroidism about 1 yr ago. Taking synthroid. Feeling so tired and muscles fatigue and ache so easily. Just found out my Vit D level is 10(range 30-50) TSH alittle off too. Dr is increasing synthroid but wants me to take 50000u of Vit D 2x a week for 12 weeks. After reading other peoples posts, I am really concerned about all the side effects :( I don' ... Show Full Comment

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