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Vitamin D is needed at every level for whole body health. In fact, every single type of tissue in your body has receptors for Vitamin D. Your bones, heart, brain, muscles, immune system, you name it, all require sufficient Vitamin D to function optimally. Vitamin D is also the only vitamin that also functions as a hormone in the body, making it even more important to be sure you are not deficient or insufficient in this all important micronutrient.
Vitamin D deficiency is unfortunately all too common… According to a 2011 study, 41.6% of adults in the United States are deficient in Vitamin D, easily making this one of the most common nutrient deficiencies in the United States. The % of those deficient goes up to 69.2% in Hispanics and 82.1% in African-Americans. This is due to the fact that those of us with darker skin absorb less UV light from the sun, making Vitamin D synthesis more difficult, making Vitamin D supplementation even more important in these populations.
Have you heard of the ‘Vitamin D triage theory’? This theory states that while Vitamin D3 is essential to almost every single aspect of whole body health, it can ONLY support all of these areas of our well being if we have enough. When Vitamin D is deficient, or even suboptimal, it will ONLY play a role in its most basic life supporting functions, such as regulating calcium levels in the blood stream. It’s role in immune function, neurotransmitter balance, genetic expression, and more, will be slowed or stopped completely until Vitamin D3 is brought back up to optimal levels!
Vitamin D deficiency is easy and inexpensive to tackle! While it’s entirely clear that Vitamin D deficiency runs rampant in the United States, and throughout the world, the good news is that Vitamin D deficiency is easy to treat. Supplementation with the right kind of Vitamin D, and at the right dose, has been shown to quickly turnaround insufficiencies quickly and easily in most people.
My Vitamin D3/K2 formula is essential for calcium absorption and bone health. Vitamin D facilitates calcium absorption from the GI tract into the bloodstream and thus plays an important role in maintaining bone density. Once Calcium is absorbed, Vitamin K helps transport calcium from the bloodstream into the bone. Together these two vitamins help maintain appropriate calcium skeletal distribution. Calcium is critical for optimal bone density as well as normal growth.
Vitamin D supports neurological health and a positive mood! Often called the ‘sunshine vitamin’, Vitamin D3 plays a unique role in helping to regulate neurotransmitter balance in the brain, and therefore, mood and outlook. Due to its function in regulating serotonin and dopamine production and release in certain regions in the brain, Vitamin D plays a big role in helping to support and maintain a positive and happy mood.
Vitamin K2’s role in supporting bone & cardiovascular health is crucial. We all know that calcium is critical for our overall health, especially that of our bones. One important fact you may not be were of though is that calcium needs support from Vitamin K2 to actually make its way from your bloodstream into your bone. This is extremely important as excess calcium in the bloodstream can disrupt kidney health, and actually build up in soft tissue and arteries compromising cardiovascular health. Vitamin K2 helps maintain both cardiovascular AND bone health by ferrying excess calcium from the bloodstream into the bone where it is needed. This also prevents calcium from building up in soft tissues and arteries thereby supporting the maintenance of cardiovascular health as well.
Vitamin D3 is essential for supporting healthy immune system function. If you’re finding yourself under the weather too often, that may be a sign that your Vitamin D levels are suboptimal. Vitamin D works hand in hand with your body to modulate immune activity. Many immune cells have receptors for Vitamin D including macrophages, dendritic cells, monocytes, as well as T-lymphocytes and B-lymphocytes. This means that Vitamin D plays a big role in modulating both innate and adaptive immune responses, thereby regulating everything from reactivity to antigens and pathogens, and even chronic disease states and autoimmunity.
My Vitamin D3/K2 Capsules formula are perfect for anyone who:
Suggested Use: Swallow one capsule daily with water, preferable at mealtime, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner. Take for two months and recheck blood levels
Contents: 60 Capsules
Warning: Consult your healthcare practitioner prior to use. Individuals taking medication should discuss potential interactions with their healthcare practitioner. Consider total vitamin K intake (food + supplements) if you are taking blood-thinning medication. Keep out of reach of children. Store away from heat and moisture.
DOES NOT CONTAIN: Wheat, gluten, yeast, soy protein, dairy products, fish, shellfish, peanuts, tree nuts, egg, ingredients derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs), artificial colors, artificial sweeteners, or artificial preservatives.
What is the optimal level of Vitamin D?
Optimal levels of Vitamin D have been hotly contested for decades, with ‘normal’ being described by many physicians as anything above 20ng/dl. These days, many progressive doctors are waking up to how important Vitamin D is, and how much is required to support optimal health, thus many have changed ‘normal’ to anything above 30ng/dl. I prefer to see my patients between 55-80ng/dl. Speak to your qualified healthcare provider to find out what level is best for you based on your age, weight, and health history.
How can I find out my Vitamin D levels?
If you’d like to have your Vitamin D levels checked, all it requires is a simple and inexpensive blood test. Many doctors will order this test for you if you ask them too, and it is especially important to monitor your levels when you are taking higher amounts in an effort to raise your Vitamin D to optimal levels. You may also consider ordering a vItamin D3 test for yourself at a reputable website such as www.mylabsforlife.com.
When is the best time of day to take Dr. Myers’ Vitamin D3/K2 Capsules? Should they be taken with or without food?
My Vitamin D3/K2 capsules can be taken at any time of the day, morning or evening. I prefer my patients to take it while the sun is up as that is when your body produces the vast majority of your Vitamin D3. My Vitamin D3/K2 Liquid should always be taken with meals if possible as both Vitamin D3 and Vitamin K2 are fat soluble, and taking the formula with a meal will greatly improve its absorption.
Can I take Dr. Myers’ Vitamin D3/K2 if I already take The Myers Way® Complete Multivitamin?
Yes, my Vitamin D3/K2 is safe to take as directed alongside The Myers Way® Complete Multivitamin when used as directed, provided you have spoken to your physician first to ensure that you are not taking any prescriptions that may be contraindicated (especially blood thinners), or should not take it for any other reason. Keep in mind it is important to monitor blood levels when taking Vitamin D long term.
Is Dr. Myers’ Vitamin D3/K2 safe for pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers?
My Vitamin D3/K2 formula is safe to take while pregnant or nursing when used as directed, provided you have spoken to your physician first to ensure that you are not taking any prescriptions that may be contraindicated (especially blood thinners), or should not take it for any other reason. Keep in mind it is important to monitor blood levels when taking Vitamin D long term.
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