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A 49-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms of deficiency of vitamin d?

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Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Many: Possible, pain, numbness or paresthesias, fatigue, mental issues, etc...
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A 44-year-old member asked:

What is the outcome of a deficiency of vitamin d?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Several things!: Osteoporosis and in men, greater likelyhood of prostate cancer and colon cancer, in women, more breast and colon cancer, and in both sexes, heart disease and stroke. Other problems occur, but I have highlighted the best defined!
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A 25-year-old female asked:

What are the symptoms of vitamin d deficiency?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Many symptoms: Muscle symptoms bone symptoms sleep symptoms mood symptoms low back pain crohn's disease, hypertension and multiple sclerosis. Prevention of cancer.
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India
A 20-year-old male asked:

I have a deficiency of vitamin d, what should I do?

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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 42 years experience
Supplement D3, D2, D: Desirable concentrations of d3 (the one which counts, not d or d2) are in the 70-80 range. Search for a supplement which provides enough to raise concentrations, many otc &rx are not effective. Ones made from lanolin of sheep grown for their wool often work well, reasonable doses are often in the 25, 000 to 50, 000 iu/wk, often upper end. Allow ~3 months to check efficacy.
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A 41-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms of vitamin d deficiency in most women?

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Dr. Charles Glueck
Clinical Lipidology 58 years experience
Statin intolerance: Women and men with vitamin d deficiency often have myalgia-myocitis when they take statins. Normalizing the serum vitamin d then allows the physician to successfuly re-start statins in over 90% of patients. Cj glueck md.
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Upper Marlboro, MD
A 21-year-old male asked:

What are the physical symptoms of vitamin d deficiency?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Many and varied: Common symptoms of vit d deficiency include fatigue, muscle pain, weakness ; cramps, joint pain, weight gain, high blood pressure, headaches, depression, difficulty concentrating and frequent infections, as well as increased risk of diabetes, heart disease, many cancers ; autoimmune diseases. See http://bit.Ly/1ekkvkv ; http://bit.Ly/1dc7vna.
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