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Is Vitamin D3 the same as vitamin D?
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?
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.


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