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Will vitamin D treat my osteoporosis?

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If you already have osteoporosis, keep in mind that vitamin D and calcium alone are not enough to treat the disease. You’ll need to take them along with other medications your doctor prescribes.

From: Vitamin D for Osteoporosis WebMD Medical Reference

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News release, Institute of Medicine.

Vitamin D Council: “How do I get the vitamin D my body needs?”

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on October 25, 2018

SOURCES:

News release, Institute of Medicine.

Vitamin D Council: “How do I get the vitamin D my body needs?”

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on October 25, 2018

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