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Is vitamin D a vitamin or a hormone? Can you have a genetic mutation that prevents you from absorbing vitamin D from the sun? Does sunscreen prevent vitamin D absorption? Do you need to take vitamin D? Is it possible to take too much vitamin D? Can vitamin D make you feel sick? In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause answers the questions she gets in her office about vitamin D and how it works in the body.

 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • How vitamin D functions as a hormone
  • Why you might not absorb all the D you take
  • Why you shouldn’t rely on sun exposure for vitamin D
  • How to test for vitamin D levels

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