One-point is when you first start taking higher doses of vitamin D3 is you are probably initially extremely deficient. Remember it may have been decades since you had any prolonged sun exposure and unless you eat many pounds of wild caught salmon or other foods rich in vitaminD3 a day it is almost impossible to acquire enough vitamin D3. I believe your body uses the vitamin D3 you have, thus depending on how much you consume in your diet or generate from the sun, especially when below optimal levels your blood and body levels will continue to drop. Thus, it will take time to eliminate that deficit. The more you take in and the higher your blood levels the more your body uses up until optimal levels.
Based on the “normal” person’s lifestyle I estimate most adults are close to a million units deficient. What is the minimum we use a day? Probably we can survive, I did not say thrive but survive at the rickets dose of 600IUs a day. Like I have written before this low dose results in winter syndrome so not much of a survival. So, once you start dosing at optimal doses you begin to eliminate that deficit. Once you eliminate that deficit but perhaps sooner, as your body adjusts to continual consistent optimal daily doses the Madison-HannaH effects start turning on. It is like starting an exercise program where your body starts creating more substances like enzymes to function in this new state of consistent optimal daily dosing.
Bit by bit the cells adjust and start building more enzymes to boost your immune system, chemicals to assure deep restorative sleep and repairing cellular damage to your body. This takes time. As we all consume some vitamin K in our diets typically and as a fat-soluble vitamin we may have stores of it we are not aware. As the vitamin D3 at extremely high dosing others discuss at those doses it soon strips away that stored, and to continue to take those doses you would need to make sure to take more vitamin K2.
At optimal dosing I believe we consume enough in our diets but until further study it might be wise to take additional though I am being over protective as in all the years I have taken optimal dosing as did the patients I did treat none of us ever had issues with hypercalcemia or calcium deposition I am aware of. None were taking additional vitamin K beyond that received in their diet. It appears that was enough to handle the amount dosed at optimal dosing. Many had their osteoporosis resolve which is the best indicator that they were depositing their calcium appropriately. This is an area for further study.
So why take more vitamin K2? Well you may be on a diet where you take in no vitamin K1 or 2. Also perhaps like vitamin D3 the recommended doses are not close to adequate as the vitamin K dosing was if they even considered the connection based on faulty vitamin D dosing as the two are tied together. See vitamin K could have beneficial effects like eliminating cancer, TB by itself or in those who have extremely low blood levels, the average human being, it significantly helps to boost vitamin D3 effects in a case where due to prolonged sub optimal vitamin D3 levels you acquired a genotype, winter-syndrome, change resulting in serious illness.
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