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Should I take vitamin D in addition to a multivitamin?
Although vitamin D is generally beneficial, there are potential side effects, so supplementation should be used in patients who have low vitamin D levels and who need vitamin D to a normal serum level. Before you stop taking the supplement, make sure you aren't deficient in vitamin D, says rheumatologist Chad Deal, MD.
Should vitamin D be taken with other vitamins?
Vitamins D, E and K
Airey says it's “simply not efficient” to take them together as your body's ability to absorb the vitamins will be reduced if you take them together.
Can you take other vitamins with multivitamins?
Avoid taking more than one multivitamin product at the same time unless your doctor tells you to. Taking similar vitamin products together can result in a vitamin overdose or serious side effects. Many multivitamin products also contain minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, and zinc.
Can I take 5 different vitamins at once?
You can—but it's probably not a good idea. For some supplements, optimal absorption can depend on the time of day taken. Not only that—taking certain vitamins, minerals, or other supplements together can also reduce absorption and may result in adverse interactions, which can be harmful to your health.
What vitamin should I take with vitamin D?
Some researchers claim that fat-soluble vitamins work together and that it's crucial to optimize your vitamin A and K intake while supplementing with vitamin D3 ( 43 , 44 ). This is especially important for vitamin K2, another fat-soluble vitamin that most people don't get enough of ( 45 ).
Can I take 2 different vitamins a day?
Taking two multivitamins a day can put your health in danger and cause severe toxicity. When consumed in large doses, certain nutrients may affect the kidneys, increase the risk of bleeding and promote the formation of calcium stones, among other side effects.
What is a good combination of vitamins to take?
Certain essential vitamins and minerals must be taken in combination to improve overall health.
Can I take vitamin D at night?
But, while being vitamin D deficient may contribute to poor sleep, there's no direct link between taking a vitamin D supplement at night and better sleep quality.
Is it OK to take vitamin D everyday?
Some people may need a higher dose, however, including those with a bone health disorder and those with a condition that interferes with the absorption of vitamin D or calcium, says Dr. Manson. Unless your doctor recommends it, avoid taking more than 4,000 IU per day, which is considered the safe upper limit.