9231 Medical Plaza Drive , Suite C, North Charleston SC 29406

Injectable D3 Therapy in North Charleston, SC

Injectable D3 Therapy in North Charleston, SC

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 , 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 , 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  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 (843) 242-0454 or contact Dr. John Stavrakos online.

Map Icon
Hours and Directions
Vitality Medical Centers
+

Address

9231 Medical Plaza Drive
Suite C
North Charleston, SC 29406
(843) 242-0454
www.vitalitymedcenters.com

Hours

Mon: 08:00AM - 06:00PM
Tue: 08:00AM - 06:00PM
Wed: 08:00AM - 06:00PM
Thu: 08:00AM - 06:00PM
Fri: 08:00AM - 01:00PM

Also serving

James Island, SC, Goose Creek, SC, Charleston, SC, Folly Beach, SC, Johns Island, SC, Mount Pleasant, SC, Sullivans Island, SC, Summerville, SC, West Ashley, SC, James Island, SC