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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Vitamin D Deficiency In Men

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What are the causes of vitamin d deficiency in men?

What are the causes of vitamin d deficiency in men?

The cause...: ...Of vitamin d deficiency is either lack of manufacture of vitamin d within the body, usually due to lack of sun exposure, or lack of sufficient intake of dietary vitamin d, or a combination of the two. This is the same in men and women. ...Read more

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I had regular check up done, cbc, liver, kidney, lipid, urine all normal. Should I test for Vitamin D deficiency? I read online that men should test.

I had regular check up done, cbc, liver, kidney, lipid, urine all normal. Should I test for Vitamin D deficiency? I read online that men should test.

Don't think so: There is no clear guideline regarding Vitamin D in younger people, the only solid recommendation is for older people with history of fall. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of vitamin d deficiency?

What are the symptoms of vitamin d deficiency?

Many symptoms: Muscle symptoms
bone symptoms
sleep symptoms
mood symptoms
low back pain
crohn's disease, hypertension and multiple sclerosis.
Prevention of cancer. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of vitamin d deficiency?

Nonspecific: They may be subtle and nonspecific. It's easy to get tested in your doctor's office and replacement therapy is cheap, safe and easy. Don't wait until you have symptoms, because then it;s too late. ...Read more

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What are the physical symptoms of vitamin d deficiency?

What are the physical symptoms of vitamin d deficiency?

Many and varied: Common symptoms of vit d deficiency include fatigue, muscle pain, weakness ; cramps, joint pain, weight gain, high blood pressure, headaches, depression, difficulty concentrating and frequent infections, as well as increased risk of diabetes, heart disease, many cancers ; autoimmune diseases.
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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 symptoms of vitamin d deficiency in most women?

What are the symptoms of vitamin d deficiency in most women?

Statin intolerance: Women and men with vitamin d deficiency often have myalgia-myocitis when they take statins. Normalizing the serum vitamin d then allows the physician to successfuly re-start statins in over 90% of patients. Cj glueck md. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of vitamin d deficiency? What will be effect of vitamin d deficiency?

What are symptoms of vitamin d deficiency? What will be effect of vitamin d deficiency?

Depends: There are two agreed upon effects of vitamin D deficiency, rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults. However, there is controversy about what blood level of vitamin D is normal. Other effects of low vitamin D levels are weakness, falls, aches and pains and may be multiple sclerosis and some cancers. You may safely take 2000 IU of vitamin D3 daily. ...Read more

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Are there unique signs and symptoms of vitamin d deficiency?

No: It is so vital to our cells that almost any disease can develop from its deficiency. The level of d3 should be between 60 and 80. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of vitamin d deficiency in elderly adults?

Weak bone&mscules: Vitamin d deficiency in are
likely to be losses in bone, strength, and function and the development of pain.
Muscle weakness
reduction in muscle mass and muscle strength
results in functional impairment
cognitive decline
osteoporosis
osteomalacia
more susceptible to falling
fracture risk
to diseases, abnormal sleep cycles and moods swings. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of vitamin d deficiency? How do doctors treat this?

What are the symptoms of vitamin d deficiency? How do doctors treat this?

Vitamin D: Vitamin D is needed by the cells of your body and it acts more like a hormone in that it talks to the DNA of the cells and gets the cell doing what is was made to do. The symptoms are silent till you have cancer, a broken bone, or just don't feel well and a doctor checks your level. Take 1000 to 2000 IU a day and don't worry about it. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Vitamin D deficiency? 11mths post-partum, No matter how much rest I get I am always tired.

What are the symptoms of Vitamin D deficiency? 11mths post-partum, No matter how much rest I get I am always tired.

Usually none: Vitamin D deficiency, if severe, can cause pain in the bone. If not severe, usually no symptoms. Some people do have more energy after we replete them with vitamin D supplementation. ...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?

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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What symptoms are commonly seen with vitamin d deficiency?

What symptoms are commonly seen with vitamin d deficiency?

Muscle pain&fatigue&: Many with d deficiency have no obvious symptoms but many do. For example, most people with chronic back pain have low vit d; research shows giving d almost always improves the pain. Fatigue & frequent infections are other common symptoms. See http://www. Drfranklipman. Com/symptoms-diseases-associated-with-vitamin-d-deficiency/
& http://www. Naturalnews. Com/026966_pain_vitamin_d_deficiency. Html. ...Read more

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Could I have a vitamin d deficiency? Do you get symptoms?

Yes: Vit d is supporting the whole immune systems, besides other multiple organs, tissues and not only bone health as emphasized in the past. So when vit d deficiency/insufficiency - osteoporosis, low immunity with frequent colds, development of cancers, affects the brain function- dementia, depression, adversely influencing the diabetes and many others, . ... Generalized weakness, prone to falls, . .... ...Read more

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What do I need to know about vitamin d deficiency? What are the symptoms?

Easy to treat: Hi. What to do is easy. Take vitamin D supplements. We humans are capable of making our own vitamin D, but it requires way more sunlight exposure than most of us ever get (being stuck indoors working during the daylight hours). Vitamin D deficiency is very common for that reason. It is almost always completely asymptomatic. Rarely, it can cause osteomalacia, in which there are bone pain, fractures ...Read more

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What are different ways to relieve the symptoms of a vitamin d deficiency?

Yes.: Give high dose d2 or d3 until the deficiency no longer is present by laboratory measurement! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a vitamin d deficiency? How would I know I have it?

What are the symptoms of a vitamin d deficiency? How would I know I have it?

Vit D: If you think you are low on vit d3 the first thing to do is to take a blood test and check your level of vit d3. Some symptoms are a weakened immune system (get many colds) and muscle weakness. Please get tested first as too much is as bad as too little. ...Read more

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Would like to have vitamin d deficiency signs and symptoms?

Pain and muscle ache: Symptoms of bone pain and muscle weakness can mean you have a vitamin d deficiency. However, for many people, the symptoms are subtle. Yet even without symptoms, too little vitamin d can pose health risks. Low blood levels of the vitamin have been associated with the following:
increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease
cognitive impairment in older adults
severe asthma in children. ...Read more

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I feel lethargic, tired. Is this vitamin d deficiency symptom?

Fatigue: Can be from many causes including, malnourishment, vit d deficiency, anemia, sleep disruption under active thyroid. You should be evalauted. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms and treatment for a vitamin d deficiency?

Vit. D deficiency: Hi. No surprise here, but you treat vitamin D deficiency with vitamin D. The exception is kidney failure where you have to treat with the active hormone form of vitamin D (calcitriol) because the failed kidneys can't make it. Vitamin D deficiency is usually asymptomatic, but in the extreme can cause bone pain and fractures. ...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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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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What can I do if my doc tested me for a vitamin d deficiency, what are the symptoms?

See below: There are no specific symptoms associated with vit d that can be readily seen on a day to day basis. Bone health, psoriasis, diabetes, rickets, and other diseases are associated with chronic vitamin d deficiency. ...Read more

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What are the typical symptoms of someone who has a vitamin d deficiency I also suffer from low iron can the two go hand in hand? .

What are the typical symptoms of someone who has a vitamin d deficiency I also suffer from low iron can the two go hand in hand? .

All gradual: The symptoms tend to be gradual as in the case of osteoporosis. In my experience, some patients may develop an itchy skin rash from vitamin d deficiency (no published report) as vit d3 is considered an immune regulator, some have considered its deficiency to play a role in multiple sclerosis. Another reported noted reduced response to inhaled steroid in children with asthma when vit d3 is low. ...Read more

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My results are in & I have a vitamin D deficiency. What are the symptoms besides muscle soreness and fragile bones for women? Cold feet? Fatigue? Etc.?

My results are in & I have a vitamin D deficiency. What are the symptoms besides muscle soreness and fragile bones for women? Cold feet? Fatigue? Etc.?

Studies are underway: There is a lot of attention on vitamin D deficiency nowadays. Chronic pain and fatigue have been attributed to it by some. Cold feet is experienced by many people especially women. They are farthest from our hearts and most difficult to keep warm. There may not be any pathologic reason for it at all. ...Read more

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