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Doctor insights on: Long Term Effects Of Vitamin D Deficiency

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What are the short-term and long-term effects of vitamin d deficiency?

What are the short-term and long-term effects of vitamin d deficiency?

Vitamin D: There are side effects of low vitamin D deficiency and that may increase your risk of osteoporosis that would put you in jeopardy for minimal trauma fracture. See your doctor, get a bone density test, and start taking vitamin D - either 1000 or 2000 daily. The bone density result will tell you if you do or do not have low bone mass and increased risk of fracture. ...Read more

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Are there of long term symptoms of vitamin d deficiency?

Are there of long term symptoms of vitamin d deficiency?

Yes: Long term vitamin d deficiency in adults can lead to osteomalacia (bone softening) and osteoporosis (bone density loss, causing easy fracturing). Other symptoms of a deficiency of vitamin d are muscle pains, muscle weakness, and aches in the bones. In children, prolonged vitamin d deficiency causes rickets (bony deformities). ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of long term vitamin d deficiency?

Pregnant women: Craniotabes, softening of the skull, has been associated with low vitamin d levels in the mother. There is preliminary evidence to suggest that autism spectrum dis orders may be increased with vitamin d deficiency in the mother. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to cure vitamin d deficiency?

Please tell me how long it takes for to cure vitamin d deficiency?

D def.- 1-2mo corr.: The time it takes to correct vitamin d deficiency depends on the severity of the deficiency and the dose of vitamin d used to treat it. In most individuals vitamin d deficiency should be correctable within 1-2 months. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to get over a vitamin d deficiency?

Please tell me how long it takes for to get over a vitamin d deficiency?

Depends!: Vitamin d repletion takes longer when you have more body fat, since it is a lipid soluble vitamin, and your general size, independent of leaness. Usually on your dose you should see a significant rise in 4-6 weeks, but not knowing how low you were and if you are overweight, it may be from 3-9mo before you d is adequate! key factors: size; how low you were; and degree of obesity! ...Read more

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I have vitamin d deficiency. How long till I am better?

I have vitamin d deficiency. How long till I am better?

3 months.: You will have to keep taking a small dose on a regular basis after the levels reach normal. ...Read more

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How long does it take to correct vitamin d deficiency?

How long does it take to correct  vitamin d deficiency?

Variable: Duration of corrective treatment varies depending upon the cause leading to vitamin d deficiency, e.g., nutritional deficiency vs inability to activate vitamin d. For nutritional vitamin d deficiency, high-dose vitamin d, 2, 000 to 5, 000 iu/day, is given over 4-6 week. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from vitamin d deficiency?

How long does it take to recover from vitamin d deficiency?

Variable: The time it takes to reverse vitamin d deficiency depends on how low the level is and what dose of vitamin d is given. In most cases the condition can be reversed in 1-2 months. ...Read more

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How long does it take to cure vitamin d deficiency on 2000u per day?

How long does it take to cure vitamin d deficiency on 2000u per day?

Hard question: Because a person may be getting varying amounts of vitamin d from the sun , how long it takes to build up or deplete will vary. That being said, vitamin d from food or supplements have a half-life of 20-30 days, therefore a month should be plenty of time to build up in the system. Thank you. ...Read more

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How long it takes for pain to resolve due to vitamin d deficiency age 21 my levels were 8 ng ml and one month after that they were 77.4 ng/ ml?

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How long it takes for pain to resolve due to vitamin d deficiency age 21 my levels were 8 ng ml and one month after that they were 77.4 ng/ ml?

Here are some...: Vitamin-D deficiency may cause bony pain but with wide degree among the patients, but the pain at the site may result from various reasons such disorders in regional or local muscles, joints, or / and nerves, and even from so-called referring pain from far site. To sort things out, follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. And Vit-D deficiency-related pain should improve.... ...Read more

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I am suffering from vitamin d deficiency and my doctor prescribed 1 / 1000iu tablet daily. How long will take me to recover?

I am suffering from vitamin d deficiency and my doctor prescribed 1 / 1000iu tablet daily. How long will take me to recover?

To low a dose!: Vitamin d repletion takes longer when you have more body fat, since it is a lipid soluble vitamin, and your general size, independent of leaness. Usually on your dose you should see a significant rise in 4-6 weeks, but not knowing how low you were & if you are overweight, it may be from 3-9mo before you d is adequate! key factors: size; how low you were; & degree of obesity! your dose is too low! ...Read more

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Pain in the back, in some muscles also. Have had plenty of blood test done, and nothing but a vitamin d deficiency. How long before i feel better?

Pain in the back, in some muscles also. Have had plenty of blood test done, and nothing but a vitamin d deficiency. How long before i feel better?

Diagnosis?: The cause of the pain will determine how long it takes to recover. If itis simply muscular, and you let it heal without further strain, you should be fine within two weeks. If it's something else, ask your doctor. If you are overweight, losing weight will help. For vitamin d, get 15-30 minutes of sun exposure to arms, not face per day and skip pills. ...Read more

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Does hair loss occur from vitamin D deficiency? Is it reversible? How long does it take to see a difference and new hair growth after supplementing?

Does hair loss occur from vitamin D deficiency? Is it reversible? How long does it take to see a difference and new hair growth after supplementing?

Vitamin D: Deficiency of vitamin D has been associated with many disorders but not hair loss. However, if you are deficient in vitamin D, it is important to take supplements. Unrelated to your question: Take HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Can prolonged moderate to severe vitamin d deficiency be associated with extreme fatigue, tingling/needling sensations in feet, weakness & body ache?

I believe yes: There is a host of other problems with vidtamin d def as well. Get supplemented under care of doc as you need to check for corrective levels thru bloodwork. ...Read more

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Side effects of vitamin d deficiency - are any symptoms obvious to a patient?

Side effects of vitamin d deficiency - are any symptoms obvious to a patient?

Often not: Because vitamin d deficiency develops gradually, a patient may not notice symptoms or attribute them to getting older. Fatigue and generalized achiness may occur. Sometimes the only way to know is to take vitamind until levels become normal and see what gets better. ...Read more

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If after a vitamin d deficiency i take injections that boost my levels to an overload (from 4 to around 100) are there any side effects?

Toxicity: Too much of a good thing is also no good. If vit d levels get too high it can lead to high blood calcium levels. This can cause symptoms of lethargy, nausea, vomiting, headache, increased urination, confusion. One can develop kidney stones and heart rhythm problems. ...Read more

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What are worst effects of a vitamin d deficiency?

What are worst effects of a vitamin d deficiency?

Rickets: In children severe vitamin d deficiency can cause impaired growth, bowing of lower extremities, bone and muscle pain. In adults it may contribute to developing osteoporosis. Muscle weakness may occur. More controversial is a deleterious effect on diabetes, various cancers, infections and a variety of other problems. ...Read more

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I have vitamin D deficiency at 4.9ng. I have been advised vit D3 injections 6lakh units. Is it safe? What are the possible side effects?

I have vitamin D deficiency at 4.9ng. I have been advised vit D3 injections 6lakh units. Is it safe? What are the possible side effects?

Why not oral?: Hi. Do you have intestinal malabsorption? I can't see any reason to inject vitamin D unless you don't absorb well from your intestines. Oral vitamin D is cheaper and easier, and very effective when no malabsorption issues are present. Assuming normal GI function, oral vitamin D should be taken with a fat-containing meal; it's a fat-soluble vitamin and absorbs better that way. Good luck! ...Read more

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