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Injectable D3 Therapy in Birmingham, AL

Injectable D3 Therapy in Birmingham, AL

Although vitamin D is essential for our growth, development, and bodily repair, our bodies don't always produce as much as we need. If you are diagnosed with a vitamin D deficiency, your healthcare provider may suggest a treatment of injectable D3 therapy, or calcitriol, which is the manmade form of vitamin D (or vitamin D3). This is a physician-administered dose of vitamin D3 that is injected directly into your bloodstream.

What is Injectable D3 Used For?

There are many reasons you or your loved one may be vitamin D deficienc, including the following:

  • You're over age 50, and your kidneys are less efficient in processing vitamin D
  • Obesity is limiting your liver's ability to process vitamin D
  • Exposure to environmental toxins is limiting your liver's ability to process vitamin D
  • Alcoholism
  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
  • Pancreatic disease
  • Removal of the stomach
  • Being a dark-skinned individual (which requires more D3)
  • Being a breast-fed infant lacking sunlight exposure
  • Overactive parathyroid glands with kidney failure
  • A reliance on ACE inhibitors due to indigestion or acid reflux disease, resulting in poor vitamin processing
  • Intestinal diseases such as inflammatory bowel diseases like Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis, diverticulosis, or diverticulitis.

Symptoms of D3 Deficiency

Symptoms of vitamin D deficiency may include the following:

  • You feel depressed:Your serotonin levels—or your happy hormones—decrease with less sunlight exposure
  • Your bones ache: Complaints of bone aches, often combined with fatigue, are the result of vitamin D deficiency; fibromyalgia complaints may point to lack of vitamin D
  • Your head sweats: Heavy perspiration of the scalp is a classic sign of vitamin D deficiency

More extreme symptoms include:

  • Rickets
  • Osteoporosis
  • Liver and Kidney Disorders

You can request more information about injectable vitamin D3 today by calling (205) 386-9036 or contact Ms. Patricia Wittig online.

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Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 386-9036
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