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Hi I am 34 years she. Recently I was diagnosed as having vitamin D deficiency. As per the test I have vitamin D deficiency of less than 8. Also I am having vitamin B 12 deficiency and high cholesterol of LDL 200 and fatty liver. Please suggest of appropriate treatment.

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Diet rich in Vitamin D-(<20 ng/L is considered low) Normal level 20-50 ng/ml, 1.Milk, cheese, egg yolk, Fish (salmon/mackerel/ trout/sardines/tuna) cod liver oil, Mushroom, cereals, orange juice are good source of vitamin D. 2. 15-20 minute exposure to sun light in morning 3.You have to take vit D3 supplememt 60, 000IU per week for 8 week after consulting physician Vit B12 Source- mostly obtained from animal food sources. 1.Take meat/egg/ fish, poultry, Diary product like milk & milk product, 2.Vegetarian sources of B12 are milk, butter milk, yogurt. Vegetarians have to take B12 supplement. 3.You have to take Vit B12 injection twice weekly 8-10 weeks consulting physician.
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