Vitamin D Profile is a preventive health check-up by Thyrocare. It contains 3 test parameters. This test is performed on the blood sample to measure the level of Vitamin D in blood. There is no need to do fasting for this test. Vitamin D is also known as 25-Hydroxycalciferol, Vitamin D3 Metabolite, Cholecalciferol Metabolite, 25-OH-D. Technology used in this test is LC-MS/MS.
Tests included in Vitamin D Profile are:
1) Vitamin D Total.
2) Vitamin D2.
3) Vitamin D3.
Tests Description Of Vitamin D Profile:
When a person has abnormal calcium, phosphorus level, that person should take this test. It also helps to determine the level of intake of Vitamin supplement. Some severe symptoms can warn you to get tested by doctors. Symptoms can be bone disease or bone weakness etc.
Vitamin D Total:
The excellent source of Vitamin D is sunlight. It is one of the important vitamins in your body. This vitamin has its own uniqueness because it is produced when your skin comes in the exposure to sunlight. A person who is allergic to dairy products and has low exposure to the sunlight are more prone to have vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D test is important to know your health status. Excellent source of vitamin D is liver oils, egg yolk, fish, milk, etc. Vitamin D is necessary to extract calcium from food. It helps to make bones stronger and less brittle. Risk of vitamin D deficiency can cause asthma, increase the risk of death by cardiovascular, cancer, etc.
The second name of Vitamin D2 is Ergocalciferol. Vitamin D2 is used to extract calcium from your stomach. After extracting calcium, it is employed to the different body parts for better functioning. It also helps in treating some serious medical diseases. Such as hyperparathyroidism, rickets, hypophosphite, etc. Sunlight is the ultimate source of Vitamin D. Good source of Vitamin D2 in foods are beef liver, orange juice, egg, oily fish, etc. deficiency of vitamin D can cause kidney failure. Vitamin D2 also comes in the form of tablets, chewing tablets and sachets. Taking Vitamin in excessive amount can be harmful to your body. So, you must consult your doctor before taking any supplements for Vitamin D2.
1) If you are pregnant and breastfeeding your baby, consult your doctor to maintain good health.
2) If you have a problem like sarcoidosis, then you must ask your doctor if there is any side effect due to an intake of Vitamin D2 supplements.
3)Side effects of having Vitamin D2 supplements are a headache, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, etc.
4) If you have some allergy, It also can cause some effects.
5) If you are taking some medication or under some medical conditions, then you should consult your doctor to avoid side effects.
It is also known as cholecalciferol. Major sources of Vitamin D3 are Endogenous or Exogenous. Endogenous sources are produced when your skin comes in the exposure of the sunlight. Exogenous sources are coming from food and supplements. Two structures of Vitamin D are Vitamin D2 and Vitamin D3. The primary role of Vitamin D is regulated magnesium, Phosphorus and calcium level in the body. Transformation of Vitamin D3 into hormone helps in absorbing calcium and phosphate. Vitamin is essential for the growth of bones. Sources of vitamin D3 are salmon, fortified milk, bread, eggs, cereal, etc. This test is recommended if you have abnormal phosphorus and calcium level. Some symptoms of having Vitamin D deficiency are a weakness, fracture, have kidney diseases like sarcoidosis, lymphomas, etc. It is also recommended to have this test when you have asthma, certain immune disorder, psoriasis, etc. Vitamin D3 test is important to know about your bone health.
AreYouHealthy offer Vitamin D Profile test at an exclusive rate of Rs 879 only. We also provide home sample collection services. You can call us to book an appointment to use our service. You can also visit our profile www.areyouhealthy.in for online booking. Payment can be paid at the time of home sample collection. You don’t have to pay at the time of booking. The test result will send it to you via email, SMS. For booking, call us on our number +917289-87-6363.