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Vitamin D Deficiency Testosterone

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low vit d

my vit d test shows 13.30 it is low and i have heard the normal is 30-70 pls tell me about my health risks...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Vitamin D deficiency is associated with a lot of different medical problems including bone problems and infections. It is important to understand why your level is so low and to get replacement therapy going ASAP.... Read more »

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