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    Is Vitamin D3 the same as vitamin D?
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    VivianeG posted:
    I was told by my neurologist that I need a to take a vitamin D supplement to help with the MS symptoms. So I went to my local pharmacy and they only had vitamin D3. Is that the right thing?
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    hackwriter responded:
    Yes, Viviane, that's the right one. And if you aren't getting enough calcium in your diet, it is recommended that we take a calcium supplement along with D3. D3 helps the body better absorb calcium. Ask your doctor if s/he recommends calcium for you.

    I take Citracal petites, it is a calcium supplement that also contains D3.

    Hope this helps.

    Kim


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