Since being diagnosed with MS (5 years ago) I’ve taken D3 daily after being advised to do so by my MS consultant.
I also now take vitamin K2 as this supposedly helps the body use the D3 in the correct manner ?
I find though that taking D3 is a bit of a grey area.
I take 5000iu daily, never missed a day, my D3 levels are now in the higher range, which is what my MS consultant recommended and wants to see, however depending on who I speak to in the medical field they all give different opinions on whether its worth taking the D3.
It definitely hasn’t slowed or altered the course of my MS.
I recently needed to see a haematologist consultant, and when I gave him a list of my meds he immediately said I wasting my time with the D3, but did add that if I was determined to keep taking it make sure I take K2 alongside it to make sure it’s (D3) being used and absorbed correctly, something to do with calcium build up ?
A urologist told me something very similar a few months ago when I had a kidney stone.
My dietician and some GP’s at my surgery all say “better off with a balanced controlled healthy diet”, but yet I still take it because my MS consultant said so !
It only seems to be my MS consultant that argues to take it, yet it hasn’t done anything for my MS ?
Oddly when I asked about Magnesium to the same consultant he laughed it off and said, “save your money and go out for a nice meal”, yet many people with MS swear it that helps them !
It seems like everyone has a different opinion !