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Can Too Much Vitamin D Make You Tired
Chronic fatigue, tiredness, general "out of it" feeling, back/flank pain, GERD, IBS, migraine headaches, palpitations, waking from sleep with racing heart, low vitamin d levels, ferritin level of 14, TSH fluctuations; what could this be?
Multiple issues that: You seem to be addressing w/doctors. Stay in touch w/them. Also, consider a Micronutrient panel to see the nutritional status of your body. Spectracell lab in Texas has an excellent one. Check out their website. Peace and good health. ...Read more
20 y/o Female having frequent fainting spells, excessive tiredness, and history of Vitamin D deficiency and six past concussions.
I have irregular menstrual, headache, fatigue, joint pain &occasional slight fever, excessive hair shedding. Doc took blood results were low Vitamin D?
YES: Most definitely.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it my hyper mobility or is it my vitamin d deficiency that causes extreme tiredness and hunger from time to time.
Not likely: Your need for vitamin d, if you have a deficiency, may be indicative of an underlying illness. Low vitamin d needs proper follow-up by a physician. ...Read more
No.: No, vitamin D doesn't cause fatigue. If you are taking calcitriol (the active metabolite of vitamin D) for some reason, it can cause high blood calcium, which can cause fatigue. I don't know your circumstances. Feeling tired is probably the most nonspecific symptom in all of medicine. ...Read more
If you have low vitamin d, will it make you tired all of the time? I can sleep 10 hours and wake up still tired.
Been taking. 50000 iu vitamin d for 3 months. Lately feel very tired stopped oct vitamin d. Should I go to ER bc I also feel "off" mentally?
DON"T GO TO: The er for such a minimal complaint. It's a waste of money and health resources. Talk w/your doctor. That's what they're for. Your symptoms are not due to the vitamin d, although I don't know your dose since I don't know how often you were taking it. ...Read more
They think I might have sjorghens disease, is that bad? And I'm vitamin d deficient, I'm alway tired could that black of vitamin d or the sjorghens disease?
Dry eyes dry mouth:
Your eyes may burn, itch or feel gritty — as if there's sand in them.
Your mouth may feel like it's full of cotton, making it difficult to swallow or speak.
Some people with sjogren's syndrome also experience one or more of the following:
joint pain, swelling and stiffness
swollen salivary glands. Your ears
skin rashes or dry skin
persistent dry cough
prolonged fatigue. ...Read more
See a good doctor: If you were healthy you wouldn't be so tired! Low vit d can cause fatigue but there are many other possible causes including anemia, thyroid & other hormonal imbalances, vitamin/mineral/amino acid deficiencies, chronic infections (viral, bacterial, fungal, parasitic), environmental or food allergies, environmental toxins, sleep apnea, stress etc. If taking d doesn't solve this please see a good doc! ...Read more
My Vitamin D level was 21 (normal 32 - 100). Could that level cause bad bouts of fatigue or other symptoms?
Yes: Low Vitamin D has been linked to fatigue and you should be taking a supplement if you have level of 21. Try taking 600-800 Units of Vitamin D3 daily - especially during the winter months. ...Read more
My vitamin D has reached normal levels after 8 weeks of vitamin d supplements, but I still feel very tired. Why?
Experts suggest a: Vitamin D level between 50 & 80. There are many reasons for fatigue. Please see your doc. Also, Spectracell lab in TX has a good micronutrient test. Peace and good health. ...Read more
My vitamin D level is 33 on blood test can this be causing me to tired, cold & cranky? Is 33 to low in winter months
Normal: You vitamin D level is exactly where it should be. Your tiredness may be a symptom of seasonal affective disorder. Get exposure to sunlight and exercise. You may consider getting a lamp that simulates sunlight. ...Read more
My rheumatologist started me on 2, 000 IU of Vit D for low Vitamin D level of 20. Could this help me not feel so tired and When should it be retested?
Vitamin D may help, though it is unlikely to be the only cause of your tiredness. You may keep taking 2000 units daily for ever to keep your vitamin D at an adequate level. There is no need to retest. Counter-intuitive as it sounds, exercising may help with tiredness.
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. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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. ...Read more