Vit D Toxicity Redefined: Vit K and the Molecular Mechanism

With the mounting evidence of very high rates of Vit D deficiency and the gradually increasing use of Vit D in higher levels, any increased understanding into how toxicity would occur is valuable.

This author suggests that the toxicity of Vit D may be related to interfering w/ Vit K metabolism. If this is proves true, the addition of Vit A may help alleviate side effects associated with even higher dosages. Keep in mind that toxicity from Vit D is not seen with commonly used levels (1,000 to 4,000 IU / day).

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.