I just wanted to let you know that I have had eczema for 30 years and up until recently I was miserable. Then I went to my new General Practitioner and she had me take a typical blood test. It turned out my vitamin D level was really low, so she put me on a mega dose for eight weeks. After about seven weeks my skin started to clear up. So now I take 2,000 IUs of vitamin D everyday and I stay away from tomatoes and potatoes (due to food allergies). If I do these two things my skin stays perfectly clear. I’m wondering if maybe there are other people out there that are low in vitamin D. I hope this information helps someone else.
Nevada City, California
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