A 33-year-old female asked:
Have well controlled lupus.Still battle w/bad fatigue.My rheum said labs are normal & suggested depression.My Vit D then came back 21.Cause of fatigue?
1 doctor answer
Dr. James Cain answered
35 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Not usually: Low Vitamin D is not commonly associated with fatigue, you have a low level though and treatment with an OTC MVI is reasonable. Ruling out causes of low vitamin D, (?malabsorbtion) is reasonable, as is increasing sunshine exposure and exercise.
Answered on Jun 14, 2019
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