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Will b-6 deficiency or vitamin d deficiency cause tight muscles like an 8 for several weeks at a time? Cramps, twitching headache, severe pain?

Will  b-6 deficiency or vitamin d deficiency cause tight muscles like an 8 for several weeks at a time? Cramps, twitching headache, severe pain?

Not typically: What you are describing does not sound like a typical nutritional deficiency. I would start with a good medical checkup and some baseline bloodwork. But no, I don't think it is simply because you are deficient in vitamin d or b6. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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Age 21 has vitamin d deficiency mild headache for 5 days pressure on eyes i feel like world is fake shortness of breath bloatedtummy....brain tumor???

Age 21 has vitamin d deficiency mild headache for 5 days pressure on eyes i feel like world is fake shortness of breath bloatedtummy....brain tumor???

Likely NOT: You've not presented any typical features of what a brain tumor would tend to do to a person's functionality therefore, without any other information my vote is TUMOR NOT LIKELY. If you'd like a private consultation to go over things I'd be happy to discuss the case with you. Write me at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Use Key Code: PDXFNR to make an appointment in my virtual calendar. Cheers! ...Read more

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How vitamin D deficiency cause tetany?

How vitamin D deficiency cause tetany?

See Below: The basic cause for Tetany is low calcium. In kids due to severe malabsorption or some other cases where there is a loss of Vit D in high amount leads to development of secondary parathyroidism which leads to low calcium and results in to Tetany ...Read more

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Can vitamin D deficiency cause back pain?

Can vitamin D deficiency cause back pain?

It may help decrease: Vitamin D stimulates bone turnover by protecting against bone osteoblasts and by preserving fast twitch fibers in muscles. It also decreases inflammation in body tissues and inflammation may be the cause of degeneration in musculoskeletal system. There are many cause of back pain. If a person has rickets vitamin D can treat it. Adequate D levels are associated with less fracture risk. ...Read more

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Can vitamin d deficiency cause mental confusion?

Can vitamin d deficiency cause mental confusion?

May be not sure: Mental confusion may have a positive link to low levels of serum vitamin d, shows a study in the study 32 elderly patients between the ages of 61 and 92, who presented with symptoms of mental confusion, were evaluated for nutritional status. Blood samples were taken to determine vitamin d levels, and it was found that out of a cohort of 32patients, 25 had low serum vitamin d levels. ...Read more

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Can Vitamin D deficiency cause intestinal issues? What kind of issues?

Can Vitamin D deficiency cause intestinal issues? What kind of issues?

Vitamin D, Intestine: While Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to gastrointestinal diseases such as ulcerative colitis, the exact mechanism is not clear and it is not certain if vitamin d supplements can improve gastrointestinal health. ...Read more

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Does vitamin d deficiency cause anxiety?

Does vitamin d deficiency cause anxiety?

Not cause, but....: It's a really important deficiency to correct as well and soon as possible. here are links to depression reported and even to thought disorders, but all mental symptoms can overlap and if anxiety is a tendency for you, a D deficiency might contribute to you feel that way. Work w/ a doctor or read nutritional info to get that corrected. CBT can also help treat anxiety. Best! ...Read more

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Can vitamin D deficiency cause sacroiliitis?

D Deficiency: Very unlikely to cause sacroiliitis. More importantly do not underdo or overdo vitamin D dosing. 500 mg a day is OK. London's weather won't bother your vitamin D. ...Read more

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Can having a vitamin d deficiency cause depression?

Can having a vitamin d deficiency cause depression?

Likely: One recent study showed vitamin d deficiency to be linked to depression in a small group of women between 42 and 66 years of age. After that the guidelines for daily intake of vitamin d were raised top 600 units/day for adults under 70. However, be aware that there are many other causes for depression which could be present in the same person, including thyroid disease, diabetes, stress and so on. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Vitamin D (Definition)

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