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How effective is Vitamin d for Depression?

Overall ratings: 2.8/5
Long term ratings: 3.1/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high

This is a review of how effective Vitamin d (ergocalciferol) is for Depression. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 38 reports from user community and is updated continuously.

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What is Vitamin d

Vitamin d (latest outcomes from 3,985 users) has active ingredients of ergocalciferol. It is often used in rickets.

Depression

Depression (latest reports from 1,161,461 patients) can be treated by Zoloft, Cymbalta, Prozac, Lexapro, Celexa, Wellbutrin Xl.

On Nov, 21, 2014: 38 people are studied for taking Vitamin d in Depression




Vitamin d effectiveness for Depression


Long term Vitamin d effectiveness for Depression

Vitamin d effectiveness for Depression (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall3131354
Long term
(1+ years)
27854

Age of people who take Vitamin d for Depression * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Depression0.00%0.00%0.00%18.42%15.79%31.58%28.95%5.26%

Who find Vitamin d more effective for Depression?

Age of people who find Vitamin d more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Depression0.00%0.00%0.00%11.11%0.00%55.56%22.22%11.11%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Has anyone been helped by taking lexapro and wellbutrin?
    (Asked by a 22 year old woman who has Depression, and takes Wellbutrin, Lexapro)
    I am the mom of a 22 year old who is trying to get through college and can't seem to find the right meds for depression. She is taking Lexapro and I am wondering if adding Wellbutrin will help.

  • Why would i get copd since i never smoked?
    (Asked by a 62 year old woman who has Rheumatoid Arthritis, PBC, AIH, Asthma, and takes Vitamin D, Calcium Carbonate, Anturol, Morphine Sulfate, Levothyroxine Sodium, Pyridium, Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride, Azathioprine, Proair Hfa, Advair Diskus 250/50, Combivent)
    I have several autoimmune disorders, I was shocked to get the COPD diagnosis since I have never smoked but I had second hand smoke first 23 years of my life. My doctor said my Autoimmune Hepatitis and Primary Biliary Cholingitis set me up for COPD.

  • Can emphysema be diagnosed by chest xray only?
    (Asked by a 44 year old woman who has Emphysema, and takes Vitamin D)
    Just wonder, in 2013 chest xray showed enlarged lungs. 2014 chest xray showed emphysema per Doctor. Advised to quit smoking. Any further tests required to confirm or xray enough?

  • Effect of zoloft and vitamin d on seborrheic keratoses
    (Asked by a 85 year old man who has Depression, Seborrheic Keratosis, and takes Vitamin D, Zoloft)
    Has anyone noted a change in their seborrheic keratoses after taking Zoloft? Any changes after taking Vitamin D either 5000 IU daily or 50000 IU weekly

  • Can anyone comment on recurrent depressions in fall and spring
    (Asked by a 71 year old woman who has Depression, Recurrent Depressions, and takes Zoloft)
    for many years i suffer depression twice a year spring and fall

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    I had taken Ortho Novum 777 from the age of 18 to 28 stopping in-between pregnancies. I had 3 children between the ages of 21 and 29. In my early 30's I decided to stop taking birth control pills simply because I 'thought' it would be a healthier thing to do for my body. I did know that unless I ...

  • Seizure patient was on depakote for 16 years now on keppra 1500 mg.
    (Posted by a 29 year old woman who has Epilepsy, and takes Vicodin, Vitamin D, Depakote, Keppra)
    I am 28 years old and been off depakote for 5 months. I started keppra to control my seizure disorder, which works great. But for the past year I have developed osteoarthritis in my thoracic, si joints, and lumbar. I get alot of muscle hypersensitivity and pain. Can any of this be due to long term ...

  • How saphris causedmy husbands death
    (Posted by a 60 year old man who has Depression, Bipolar Disorder, and takes Saphris)
    My husband was given saphris to treat bipolar disorder in June, 2010. After taking it for two weeks,the dosage was increased. On July 29, 2010, he started having hallucinations and before I could get help (we lived in rural area), he committed suicide.

  • Melatonin reduces essential tremor of the hand
    (Posted by a 64 year old woman who has Essential Tremor, and takes Fish Oil, Vitamin D, Atenolol, Melatonin)
    After taking Melatonin 1mg as a sleep aid for several nights, I noticed that my essential tremor of the hand was showing improvement. Within a week the tremor was almost unnoticeable, and I could print and write neatly, even when slightly stressed at work. I haven't seen this response reported any ...

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