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Can a vit d deficiency cause muscle twitches if your calcium level is normal?

Can a vit d deficiency cause muscle twitches if your calcium level is normal?

Vit D: 24 F from US asks if Vid D def can cause muscle twitches if your calcium level is normal. Many things control the relationship between muscle twitches and Ca. For example the pH of your blood. Recommend you Google this for more details. Google blood calcium and muscle action. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Could low levels of vita d contribute to chronic fatigue?

Could low levels of vita d contribute to chronic fatigue?

Yep.: Vit d deficiency --> fatigue, joint pain &/or swelling, muscle pain, cramping, &/or weakness, chronic pain, uncontrolled weight gain, high blood pressure, restless sleep, poor concentration & memory, headaches, bowel & bladder problems. If you have chronic fatigue, get your vit d checked, along with a full profile. ...Read more

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Can a low Vitamin D level cause or contribute to lower back pain??

Can a low Vitamin D level cause or contribute to lower back pain??

Via osteoporosis.: In the long term, vitamin D deficiency can lead to osteoporosis. And osteoporosis can hurt. So yes, vitamin D deficiency can lead to lower back pains if your vertebrae are thinning. ...Read more

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I'm vitamin d deficient and was wondering if low vitamin d can cause a stress fracture?

I'm vitamin d deficient and was wondering if low vitamin d can cause a stress fracture?

It could: Vitamin d is very important in bone health, helping to get calcium into the bones. If you are deficient, you might be at risk for osteopenia/osteoporosis, which can increase your risk of fracture. Talk to your doctor about dietary supplementation, or prescribed medication that can reduce your risk. You can also discuss with your doctor about any need for bone density testing. ...Read more

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Can low potassium be causes stress & anxiety ? Also have low vitamin D

Can low potassium be causes stress & anxiety ? Also have low vitamin D

No.: Low potassium does not cause stress or anxiety. Spontaneously occurring low potassium in conjunction with hypertension is often related to hyperaldosteronism. If you do not have high blood pressure I would not worry much. Vitamin D level greater than 20 is normal according to some experts and 30 according to others. Migh want to look at your level more closely. ...Read more

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Can vit d deficiency (17.2 on a 30-normal range) cause estrogen and prog deficiency also?

Can vit d deficiency (17.2 on a 30-normal range) cause estrogen and prog deficiency also?

No: Vitamin d deficiency should not cause estrogen or Progesterone deficiencies. But if your vitamin d is only 17.2 you need replenishment. Please discuss with your physician. ...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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Can vitamin d deficiency cause muscle cramps even when calcium, magnesium, and potassium levels are good?

Can vitamin d deficiency cause muscle cramps even when calcium, magnesium, and potassium levels are good?

May be: Many issues are attributed to low vitamin D without necessarily strong evidence. However, if you suspect vitamin D deficiency, which is common, take about 2000 units of vitamin D3 daily. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What could cause a vitamin d deficiency and exercise intolerance?

What could cause a vitamin d deficiency and exercise intolerance?

Different issues: Vitamin d deficiency is common in the us due low exposure to sun, low milk consumption and obesity. If you are deficient in vitamin d you can take over the counter supplement. Exercise intolerance can be due to many causes from lack of physical activity to many systemic disorders and you should consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Lateral right knee ache,vit d level is 17,should vit d tablet be taken?can this level of vit d cause muscle ache in knee?

Lateral right knee ache,vit d level is 17,should vit d tablet be taken?can this level of vit d cause muscle ache in knee?

The lower limit: of normal vitamin D is about 20 ng/ml so your level is a little low. But it is probably not low enough to cause many symptoms. And usually the muscle and bone pain would be more generalized. I suspect your lateral knee pain is due to a strain/sprain. Check with your doctor about vitamin D supplements; but do try to get more fish/salmon, tuna, sardines or cod liver oil. Or fortified yogurt or milk! ...Read more

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Could low vitamin d levels cause constant hunger? Blood test has <27 for 25-hydroxy vitamin d.

Could low vitamin d levels cause constant hunger? Blood test has <27 for 25-hydroxy vitamin d.

No: Normal level is 30-100. Your level is below normal in which it canaffect bones, can cause osteoporosis, affect autoimmune function, and cardiovascular risks., but not cause hunger. ...Read more

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Is Vitamin d deficiency related to Irritable Bowel Syndrome? If one has adequate sun exposure, wat else could b the reasons for vitamin D deficiency?

Is Vitamin d deficiency related to Irritable Bowel Syndrome? If one has adequate sun exposure, wat else could b the reasons for vitamin D deficiency?

Liver and kidney: The active vitamin D is made from a precursor compound in the skin which, upon exposure to sun light, is converted into an intermediate metabolite that in turn needs to be further metabolized in the liver and finally in the kidney. Problem anywhere along this path can cause deficiency ...Read more

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Ok I have low phospherous levels and now blood test saying extremely low vitamin d. Can that be cause of the low phospherous issue and can chronic diarrhea cause the d deficiency?

Ok I have low phospherous levels and now blood test saying extremely low vitamin d.  Can that be cause of the low phospherous issue and can chronic diarrhea cause the d deficiency?

Could be: Low vitamin d is extremely common and easily correctable by oral supplementation. Diarrhea may aggravate vitamin d deficiency. Low vitamin d may alter calcium and phosphate metabolism. It would be helpful to discuss all of these issues with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a low vit D level. Can vitamin d deficiency be the reason of my edema on face and upper back?

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

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Muscle Pain (Definition)

Also known as myalgia, muscle pain is a result of overuse or stretching of the muscle. Muscle pain can occur either becuase of an infection or because of a mechanical injury. It can be acute, or chronic pain that ...Read more


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Vitamin D Deficiency (Definition)

A condition in which there is too little vitamin D in the body, which may be the result of inadequate exposure to sunlight or not enough vitamin ...Read more