Vitamin D is essential for strong healthy bones and helps our body use calcium from our diet. It also has an important role in our immune system.
Commercially Vitamin D is available over the counter as 1000iu capsules or tablets. For people with low levels of Vitamin D doctors may prescribe higher strengths.
We compound Vitamin D in a range of strengths in both liquids and capsules.
Vitamin D deficiency may not result in any obvious symptoms, but without treatment it can have significant health effects and increase a person’s risk of musculoskeletal conditions, such as:
As well as maintaining your levels, you also need adequate calcium in your diet to help prevent the above conditions.
Low levels have also been linked to an increased risk of:
More research is needed to see whether increasing levels could help prevent any of these conditions.
To order or for more information on Vitamin D Compounding, please speak to one of our pharmacists in-store or contact us.