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Vitamin D and Acne

Here is what the researchers discovered:
Vitamin D supplementation was associated with an improvement in clinical severity of acne compared to the placebo group.
Those who supplemented with vitamin D experienced a decreased presence of inflammatory lesions compared to the control group (P < 0.05).
After 8 weeks of treatment, inflammatory lesions in the vitamin D group decreased by 34.6% compared to only 5.8% in the control group.
If you are a teenager or adult with acne, the Vitamin D Council recommends supplementing with 5,000 IU (125 mcg) to 10,000 IU/day of vitamin D, depending on your weight (higher weight individuals may require more vitamin D). In 2 months, have your vitamin D levels tested. If your levels are below 100nmol/L, increase your vitamin D intake by small increments until your vitamin D blood level is around 125nmol/L. It may take about 2-3 months to begin to experience an improvement. Maximum improvement may not occur for 5-6 months.