4 patient evaluations for Vitamin D taken for the purpose of 'General health' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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May 25, 2012 (Started May 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: Don't over do it make sure to have have enough of all vitamins before taking large amounts of vitamin D. It is hard to pin point if anything I take has a direct substantial impact on MS as I take many many things. I feel that all of the supplements I take essentially defeat all issues I have with RRMS. This of course combined with a proper diet and consistent exercise.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 19, 2012 (Started May 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: I specifically take vitamin D3. I think this vitamin is great, it gives me energy and helps keep up a good mood. I take a very large dose (according to my doctor) but I don't care. I have heard of doctors that take 10,000 int units daily. I wonder if the effectiveness for MS is slated because people do not take enough to notice positive effects.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 7, 2012 (Started May 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for possible defficiency)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: It's a nearly harmless inexpensive substance. I personally believe that for people that are rarely out side, D3 supplementation can have a very positive effect. 2000iu is about equal to 15min full body sunlight I deduce. I have read some unconventional doctors personally take 10000iu D3 a day. It seems to actually make me happy as an unexpected side effect. I believe I am much more healthy because of it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Dec 23, 2011 (Started Jun 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 6000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: Clear up Brain. Have no progression of MS since start
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 28, 2009 (Started Jun 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4000 intl units Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 20, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: I have continued taking Vitamin D3 my dosage varies from 10,000 to 15,000 I U depending on my activity that day. It seems to give me a boost. Having bottles all over the house reminds me to take my dose. Unexpected benefit was more restful sleep. I have my levels checked every 6 months and they are usually between 97 and 74. It is inexpensive and has helped me with my energy level.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 2, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: Has helped with fatigue, able to sleep thur most of the night, seem to accomplish more at home. Has help me tolerate some of my pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Aug 20, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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