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Diseases Low Tsh Vitamin D Deficiency
Will vitamin d deficiency cause hypothyroidism? My tsh is 18.8 ,T3 and T4 are normal. If tsh become normal can i stop thyronorm tablet?
Rickets in children: And in adults it's called osteomalacia. Your doctor can check your vitamin d level with a blood test. Vitamin d deficiency causing bone diseases like rickets and osteomalacia is rare in developed countries, but low vitamin d is also associated with weak bones and falls in the elderly. ...Read more
Several not just one: Since vitamin d3 is needed for ca absorption ; forming hydroxyapatite in bone, osteopenia/osteoporosis is longest documented consequence of deficiency. Newer evidence. Also important for: 1. Muscle strength (including heart muscle), 2. Immune function, 3. Cavities 4. ? Diabetes mellitus, 5. ? Depression 6. ? Cancer 7. ? Osteoarthritis. Vitamin d3 (conversion liver ; kideys) most important form. ...Read more
I have low vit d(18), ldl(158). Is there a possibility that vitamin d deficiency raise LDL levels? If so 60, 000iu per week dosage reduce LDL levels.
No Relationship: No relationship has been shown between low vitamin d and high ldl. However, studies do show patients with low vitamin d may not tolerate statins well due to muscle aches, pain or weakness. Limited data also suggest that supplementing with vitamin d3 can improve tolerance to statins. Due to poor absorption of high doses many physicians recommend 5, 000 - 10, 000 iu daily instead of 50, 000 iu weekly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
And your question?: I'm not sure what you are asking. Yes, vit d deficiency can cause fatigue. It is easy to correct with 5-8000 iu of d3/day. B12 deficiency can be serious too- try 1000 mcg of sublingual b12/day ; if that does not help try injections. See http://bit.Ly/1fnt3ox ; http://bit.Ly/1607tg3 if fatigue persists after correcting then see a good doc to explore the many other possible causes of fatigue. ...Read more
Yes: Severe Vitamin D deficiency(rarely seen in developed countries) can cause hypocalcemia. 25(OH)- D levels of 4.4 ng/ml (11 mol/L) or lower can cause hypocalcemia. Some of other causes of hypocalcemia include intestinal malabsorption, alcoholism, CKD, diuretics and hypoparathyroidism. Check ionized calcium level to confirm it is low. ...Read more
I have a low vit D level. Can vitamin d deficiency be the reason of my edema on face and upper back?
No: Look for another cause. There are several possibilities, including (if this is episodic) C1 esterase deficiency. ...Read more
I have a diagnoses of an unspecified connective tissue disease with an unspecified vitamin d deficiency. What is this?
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