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Doctor insights on: Does A Vitamin D Deficiency Cause Dark Circles Under The Eyes

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I'm wondering are dark circles under the eyes and vitamin d deficiency related?

I'm wondering are dark circles under the eyes and vitamin d deficiency related?

Dark circles: Vitamin d is does not cause dark circles. There are usually 2 reasons for dark circles. Volume loss underneath the eyes due to aging and poor circulation. For more information please go to http://www. Rejuvemedical. Com/dark-circles/. ...Read more

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Can vitamin d deficiency (13ng/ml) cause dry eyes? Dry skin?

Can vitamin d deficiency (13ng/ml) cause dry eyes? Dry skin?

Not likely.: Dry eyes and dry skin are not typical of vitamin d deficiency. Nevertheless vitamin d should be taken to produce a normal level. ...Read more

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Does anyone know if vitamin d deficiency will make your eyes blurry and have double vision?

Does anyone know if vitamin d deficiency will make your eyes blurry and have double vision?

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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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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Help! Need to know if there's any effect of vitamin d deficiency on the risk of developing thyroid eye disease?

Help! Need to know if there's any effect of vitamin d deficiency on the risk of developing thyroid eye disease?

Vitamin D: Vitamin d deficiency can affect the body's ability to convert inactive thyroid hormone to active hormone. When this occurs, then your thyroid could be sluggish. There are many other deficiencies that can affect the thyroid however. ...Read more

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Can a Vitamin D deficiency cause muscle weakness, shakiness and exercise intolerance? I have low vitamin D, I'm being treated, on week 2, feel awful

Can a Vitamin D deficiency cause muscle weakness, shakiness and exercise intolerance? I have low vitamin D, I'm being treated, on week 2, feel awful

Severe vitamin D def: May cause Adults to experience "bone pain" as well as muscle weakness. There is no clear pattern of symptoms. In fact many people remain asymptomatic despite low levels. But here are the more common symptoms: Fatigue, General muscle pain and weakness, Muscle cramps, Joint pain, Chronic pain, Weight gain, High blood pressure, Restless sleep, Poor concentration, and Headaches. ...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

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Will vitamin d deficiency cause low calicium level in blood?

Will vitamin d deficiency cause low calicium level in blood?

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

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What are the causes of cervical osteoarthritis at a young age? Can vitamin D deficiency cause it?

What are the causes of cervical osteoarthritis at a young age? Can vitamin D deficiency cause it?

Cervical spine: That is an excellent question. Spine surgeons will tell you that our cervical spine starts to show degenerative changes around your 20s. Usually changes in intervertebral disc height are first. In the cervical spine, osteophyte formation can cause nerve impingement and radiculopathy. A doctor needs to consider disc disease and other spinal disorders such as spondylolisthesis etc for cervical pain. ...Read more

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Can vitamin D deficiency cause lower back pain?

Can vitamin D deficiency cause lower back pain?

YES, a common cause: Research shows that the vast majority of those with chronic back pain have inadequate levels of Vit D and that giving adequate D usually leads to significant improvement- see http://www. Medicalnewstoday. Com/releases/112633.php
Most adults need 5-8000 iu/day in fall & winter months, year-round if you use sunscreen or don't get much mid-day sun. See http://bit. Ly/1eKkVkv
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Could a slower heart rate be caused by a vitamin d deficiency?

Could a slower heart rate be caused by a vitamin d deficiency?

Not due to low D: It's not likely to be due to "low vitamin d".
Vitamin d is insufficient if below 30ng/ml
and deficient if below 20ng/ml. Even in these
situations it shouldn't be slowing your heart
rate. More likely it may be related to mineral
deficiency. ...Read more

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Hello doctors, can vitamin d deficiency cause stomach problems?

Hello doctors, can vitamin d deficiency cause stomach problems?

Vit d deficiency: D deficiency will, not cause stomach problems directly. But D deficiency can sometimes cause lower calcium balance, which may cause cramps. ...Read more

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Can secondary hyperparathyroidism be caused by a vitamin d deficiency?

Can secondary hyperparathyroidism be caused by a vitamin d deficiency?

Yes: This would generally be in the case of severe or very low vitamin d over a period of time. In such a case, the calcium would drop and increase the work of the parathyroid gland. ...Read more

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Can (severe) vitamin d deficiency cause low blood sugar or insulin problems?

Can (severe) vitamin d deficiency cause low blood sugar or insulin problems?

No: Please do something about your vitamin d deficiency. If you have any reason to think you have real hypoglycemia, seek laboratory confirmation, especially if it's fasting hypoglycemia -- episodes of impaired mental function if you don't eat, corrected by taking glucose / orange juice. Your physician knows how to work this up; ignore most of the 'pop' wisdom. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could vitamin d deficiency cause burning sensation in muscles?

Please tell me, could vitamin d deficiency cause burning sensation in muscles?

D: Is important for cell function in brain, heart and bone, yes, severe deficiency could mimic fibro or pmr. ...Read more

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Can severe vitamin d deficiency cause sinus tachycardia?

Can severe vitamin d deficiency cause sinus tachycardia?

See below: That would be unlikely---your anxiety can most certainly cause sinsus tachycardia. ...Read more

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Can calcium and vitamin d deficiency cause teeth acid wear?

Can calcium and vitamin d deficiency cause teeth acid wear?

Food and drinks: Acid erosion is caused by acidic foods and drinks. Sodas energy drinks, bottled iced teas, juice boxes, citrus, even diet drinks are highly acidic. Calcium and vitamin d deficiency will not have much of an effect on teeth once erupted but they can effect the bone and gum tissues. ...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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Can vitamin d deficiency cause persistent swollen lymph nodes and fevers that come and go?

Can vitamin d deficiency cause persistent swollen lymph nodes and fevers that come and go?

No: No... that is quite unlikely. Persistent Swollen lymph nodes and fevers is concerning. You should see your general practitioner asap. ...Read more

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Can vitamin d deficiency cause depression. Also can vitamin B12 cause psychosis and suicidal thoughts?

Can vitamin d deficiency cause depression. Also can vitamin B12 cause psychosis and suicidal thoughts?

Vitamin D can help: W/mood but is not a major cause of depression. Make sure you take enough. Your doc can measure your levels. Low b 12 is not the cause of suicidal thoughts and psychosis. As your doc about sublingual b 12 or shots. This will help you feel better. See a mental health professional for the negative thoughts and you will have a well-rounded treatment plan. Diet/exercise? ...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 chronic diarrhea be the cause of a vitamin D deficiency?

Can chronic diarrhea be the cause of a vitamin D deficiency?

Maybe: Hi. If you get most of your vit. D from your diet (instead of from sun exposure), malabsorption can cause vit. D deficiency. So causes of malabsorption are associated with diarrhea, so there can be a connection. In general, I'd say chronic diarrhea needs a good work up by a gastroenterologist. Good luck! ...Read more

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