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Asked by fxcableaccount28756800
on February 24, 2017
The only way I can answer this is to say there are Vitamin D receptors “all over the entire body”. So it is important to everything! Muscles use a lot of Vitamin D but I really do not know if it is really “more” than any other system in the body.
Ana: He will not get hypercalcemia and you are on the right road.
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