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A 18-year-old female asked:

Can vitamin d insufficiency cause joint stiffness and joint pain iam 18 vit d 6 months before was 12ng/ml at present 28 ng/ml.normal antinuclear test

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Could be: The relation between vitamin D levels and joint pains is not clear cut. It is good that your vitamin D level is now near normal. You may wish to continue taking 2000 units of vitamin D3 daily. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine.
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