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Will a vitamin deficiency cause the effect of dizziness when getting out of bed and some lightheaded feeling?

Will a vitamin deficiency cause the effect of dizziness when getting out of bed and some lightheaded feeling?

Vitamin deficiency: There are many vitamins - which one(s) are you taking? Do you really need any? I doubt the dizziness is related to the vitamin - please see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Vitamin Deficiency (Definition)

Vitamin deficiency is a symptom in which a person has lower than normal levels (on blood testing) of one or more vitamins, usually due to not eating a good diet. Some medical conditions decrease the absorption of vitamins from food, even if ...Read more


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What can constant dizziness be from? I had an ekg, bp, and vitamin deficiency tests, all normal. It's a faint feeling and sometimes a sudden spinning.

What can constant dizziness be from? I had an ekg, bp, and vitamin deficiency tests, all normal. It's a faint feeling and sometimes a sudden spinning.

Vertigo?: Dizziness associated with the sensation of spinning generally is referred to as vertigo. Vertigo is divided into central vertigo and peripheral vertigo. A common cause of peripheral vertigo is inner ear infection, which is usually viral and self-limited. Central vertigo can be more complex, including serous problems like brain tumors. Some medications cause vertigo. ...Read more

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Hello docs. I was wondering can vitamin d deficiency cause jair loss or dizziness?

Hello docs. I was wondering can vitamin d deficiency cause jair loss or dizziness?

Not likely: Vitamin d deficiency is wide spread as are hair loss and dizziness but are not related. If you are deficient in vitamin d you should take an over the counter vitamin d supplement. ...Read more

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Can iron and vitamin d deficiency cause head confusion and dizziness?

Can iron and vitamin d deficiency cause head confusion and dizziness?

Not known to happen: Vitamin d deficiency is common. Many people are taking extra vit. D and drinking more nonfat milk to correct that problem. Blurred vision is also a common symptom, but is not related to vit. D (researchers are still studying vit.D). Many eye problems can cause blurry vision, so a person should be seen by an ophthalmology eye doctor. One should not try to fix his own vision by just taking vitamins. ...Read more

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What are common vitamin mineral deficiencies that cause lethargy (sleepy, dizzy, fatigue)?

What are common vitamin mineral deficiencies that cause lethargy (sleepy, dizzy, fatigue)?

Anemia: Low hemoglobin levels can cause the above symptoms. Get your hemoglobin level checked. If the hb is normal then other causes can be worked up for your symptoms. ...Read more

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I've been taking OTC vitamin D3 supplement for vit. D deficiency & i've been feeling really dizzy. Could if be bc of bad vitamins?

I've been taking OTC vitamin D3 supplement for vit. D deficiency & i've been feeling really dizzy. Could if be bc of bad vitamins?

No: Otc vitamin d3 is fine and won't cause you any symptoms or side effects. A dose of 2000 units/day is generally best for most people. It will take up to 3 mos for your levels to normalize. ...Read more

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I have low vitamin d and calcium deficiency low, can this cause dizzy spells and the urge to have a sweet drink?

I have low  vitamin d and calcium deficiency low, can this cause dizzy spells and the urge to have a sweet drink?

No: Sx of low vit d includes soft bones ( osteomalecia), bone and muscle aches/pains. Sx of low calcium include muscle irritability with twitching and cramping, numbness and tingling in the hands, feet and around the mouth. Dizziness and craving sweets may be a sign on low blood sugar a separate issue. ...Read more

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Hi I have vitamin d and c deficiency, I was wondering if it causes acid reflux, dizziness, lightheadedness when I walk and intrusive thoughts.

Hi I have vitamin d and c deficiency, I was wondering if it causes acid reflux, dizziness, lightheadedness when I walk and intrusive thoughts.

Inadequate intake: is the most common cause , rarely absorption problem also. Recently more and more have Vit D , as people are avoiding exposure to sun . Body can not synthesize Some even call ' cancer preventing vitamin , as its levels are low in cancer patients . Vit C need , fresh citrus group is the best natural source , try to supplement and see the results.Speak to your doctor ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of vitamin d deficiency? I have ongoing neck/shoulder pain, weak legs, fatigue and dizziness. Are these due to the deficiency?

What are the symptoms of vitamin d deficiency? I have ongoing neck/shoulder pain, weak legs, fatigue and dizziness. Are these due to the deficiency?

Few symptoms usually: Most pts with true vitamin d deficiency are virtually asymptomatic early on, and blood test levels often surprising. Do get this checked and monitored, but most likely, your symptoms are due to a different cause. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

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Vitamins And Supplements (Definition)

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