Your body produces vitamin D naturally when it’s directly exposed to sunlight. Or through certain foods and supplements to ensure adequate levels of the vitamin in your blood.
Vitamin D has several important functions. Perhaps the most vital are regulating the absorption of calcium and phosphorus and facilitating normal immune system function. Getting a sufficient amount of vitamin D is important for the normal growth and development of bones and teeth, as well as improved resistance against certain diseases.
Vitamin D also fights disease In addition to its primary benefits, research suggests that vitamin D may also play a role in reducing your risk of multiple sclerosis, according to a 2006 study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Decreasing your chance of developing heart disease, according to 2008 findings published in Circulation. Helping to reduce your likelihood of developing the flu, according to 2010 research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
Studies have established the role of vitamin A in regenerating the mucosal membrane in the lungs, gastrointestinal tract, eyes, and genitals, which helps serve as a barrier to infection. Vitamin A is also instrumental in boosting the production of white blood cells, which help clear infections from the bloodstream. Vitamin D is essential in maintaining innate and adaptive immune responses and may support the antimicrobial properties of mucus membranes. Although the mechanism is not clearly established, vitamin D is known to have anti-viral effects. In 2017, a large prospective trial showed taking vitamin D can reduce the odds of developing respiratory infections by approximately 42%.
ADK 5 and 10 provide vitamins A and D that the body needs to support healthy immune response, hormone optimization, and healthy bone density. Our formulation also includes Vitamin K2, which is essential in optimizing the benefits of vitamin D in promoting healthy bone density.
Based on patient needs, this supplement is formulated in two strengths. BioTE ADK 5 contains 5,000 IU of vitamin D3 per capsule, and ADK 10 contains 10,000 IU of vitamin D3 per capsule. ADK 5 and 10 include vitamin A as retinyl palmitate, vitamin D3 as cholecalciferol, and vitamin K2 as menaquinone-7.
Interventional Pain Management Specialists: Ernesto Padron MD
3213 South 24th St., Suite 101B
Omaha, NE 68108
Phone: (402) 933-8375