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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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Will a vitamin d deficiency lead to stomach problems?

Will a vitamin d deficiency lead to stomach problems?

Not typically: Vitamin d deficiency is associated with rickets in growing children and osteomalacia in adolescents and adults. Symptoms of rickets, if present, include pain and irritability, motor delay, poor growth, and increased susceptibility to infections. People with osteomalacia may have no symptoms or may have generalized muscle and bone pain. ...Read more

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Had CT scan on pelvis/abdomen with contrast 2 years ago & a full body cta with contrast a few months ago. I have a vitamin d deficiency. Cancer risk?

Had CT scan on pelvis/abdomen with contrast 2 years ago & a full body cta with contrast a few months ago. I have a vitamin d deficiency. Cancer risk?

If you are: Talking about cancer risk from the x rays you received? Your risk is very, very small. If you are worried, meet with the physicist at the hospital where you had your exams. ...Read more

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21y was hospitalised for appendicitis/but negative. Low BP, vitamin d deficiency, fatigue, light-headed, dizzy, abdominal pain, nausea after eating?

21y was hospitalised for appendicitis/but negative. Low BP, vitamin d deficiency, fatigue, light-headed, dizzy, abdominal pain, nausea after eating?

Multiple symptoms: Did all these symptoms begin after discharge from hospital? How low is your blood pressure?
Please make a follow up appointment with your physician as soon as possible or go to urgent care for evaluation. ...Read more

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What problems may be caused by a vitamin D deficiency?

What problems may be caused by a vitamin D deficiency?

Osteomalacia: Hi. In adults, the most serious problem from vitamin D deficiency is osteomalacia, poor bone mineralization. Vitamin D also has receptors in many other tissues besides bone. Vitamin D deficiency has been associated with increased fall risk, and possibly heart disease as well. My advice to patients is keep your 25(OH)vitamin D level mid-30's or higher. Good luck! ...Read more

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Which sort of medical problems arise as a result of vitamin d deficiency?

Which sort of medical problems arise as a result of vitamin d deficiency?

Bone density: Vitamin d can be ingested (in milk or supplements) and can also be created in your skin via sun exposure. The latter is becoming less common as most of us use sunscreen! Vit d plays a vital role in bone development and woman are at increased risk for osteoporosis. Got milk? Increase milk intake, use supplements as necessary, and increase weight bearing exercise to build bone! ...Read more

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Could vitamin d deficiency contribute to my sleep problems?

Could vitamin d deficiency contribute to my sleep problems?

Possibly: Vitamin d effects most, if not all the organs in the body including the brain. The problems with deficiency are not always the same in everyone. Regardless, if you are deficient, you would benefit from supplements to raise your blood level to at least 40-60 ng/dl according to the latest endocrine society guidelines. ...Read more

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Vitamin D deficiency D/T Crohn's, could this cause any dental problems? Always had healthy teeth, until the last couple of years...

Vitamin D deficiency D/T Crohn's, could this cause any dental problems? Always had healthy teeth, until the last couple of years...

Vomitus: If vomiting is associated with Crohn's, enamel will be affected from the hydrochloric acid from the stomach, primarily the lingual aspects of the upper front 6 teeth ...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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What problems have to do with vitamin d deficiency other than rickets, osteoporosis and osteomalacia?

Malabsorption: Certain malabsorption syndromes can lead to this. Also, certain areas in the world who lack essential vitamins. Also, people who do not eat a healthy diet. All adults should take 1000 international units of vitamin d daily. Hope this answers your question. ...Read more

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I've vitamin D deficiency 17.5nmol/l and iron deficiency 6.8umol/l there is any problem if I take vitamin D and iron together?

I've vitamin D deficiency 17.5nmol/l and iron deficiency 6.8umol/l there is any problem if I take vitamin D and iron together?

No problem: Taking both vitamin D and iron together should not be a problem. Your stomach may be sensitive to one of these drugs so if you have any symptoms such as nausea or pain you should try taking them at different times. ...Read more

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20 y/o Female having frequent fainting spells, excessive tiredness, and history of Vitamin D deficiency and six past concussions.

20 y/o Female having frequent fainting spells, excessive tiredness, and history of Vitamin D deficiency and six past concussions.

U need 2 C a neurol-: -ogist soon. Post concussion syndrome can B a cause. My advice NO MORE CONTACT SPORTS OF ANY KIND! Get in 2 C the neurologist. ...Read more

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What can cause chronic vitamin d deficiency?

What can cause chronic vitamin d deficiency?

Most common: Cause is lack of sunlight exposure. There are many others. Bu this is the most common. ...Read more

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How can I get help for vitamin d deficiency?

Sun and wild salmon: The best natural way to address a vitamin d deficiency is to get 15-30 minutes of sun exposure, ideally to your mid-section (belly). The best food is sea kelp, witth he the next best food being wild salmon. Many foods are fortified with vitamin d. Your last resort is taking a vitamin d3 supplement. ...Read more

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Does a vitamin d deficiency stunt my height?

Does a vitamin d deficiency stunt my height?

Rickets?: Do you have stigmata of rickets? I.E. Bowed legs? Were you deprived of fortified milk growing up? Did you grow up in a northern climate with insufficient sunlight exposure to your skin? How tall were your parents? Need more data! ...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 can you take and eat for vitamin d deficiency?

What can you take and eat for vitamin d deficiency?

The best source of: Vitamin d3 is to be in the sun each day w/arms ; legs exposed. That doesn't work in the winter. Barring this, supplementing w/d3 capsules is good. Ask your doc to check your d3 level and go from there so you will know the dose to take. The majority of us folks are low, especially darker skinned people. Peace and good health. Fatty fish, egg yolks, cheese, some meats are good food sources. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what causes a vitamin d deficiency?

Vitamin D deficiency: Normally lack of exposure to sunlight. This can be accentuated by the fact we are now also covering our bodies with more clothing and sunscreen to prevent skin cancer. In addition, lack of vit d in our diets or poor absorption of vitamin d. Foods normally don't have much vitamin d but some foods that our high in vit d include wild salmon, mackerel, eggs, liver. ...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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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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Can vitamin d deficiency of a 12.7 cause any complications?

Can vitamin d deficiency of a 12.7 cause any complications?

Many risks &problems: Low vit d can cause fatigue, muscle pain/ weakness, headaches, depression and increases risk of infections, heart disease, cancer and risk of dying! Most adults need 5-8000 iu of d3/day; avoid d2! See http://www.Drfranklipman. Com/symptoms-diseases-associated-with-vitamin-d-deficiency and http://articles. Mercola. Com/sites/articles/archive/2008/11/01/vitamin-d-is-a-key-player-in-your-overall-health. Aspx. ...Read more

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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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How can I have a vitamin d deficiency when I'm often outdoors?

How can I have a vitamin d deficiency when I'm often outdoors?

Three steps : There are three important steps of vitamin d metabolism. Sources are food, supplementation and sunlight. Conversion must occur in the liver to get biologically active forms of vit d. Vit d is fat soluble, so small amounts daily are sufficient. See nih article < http://ods. Od. Nih. Gov/factsheets/vitamind-healthprofessional/. ...Read more

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Do you know what all happens when you have vitamin d deficiency?

Do you know what all happens when you have vitamin d deficiency?

Treat it: Vitamin d is claimed to do so many things it's hard to know which symptoms is caused by vitamin d deficiency. The best thing to do is treat it with a supplement to get it back to the normal range. Once it's normal, whatever remaining symptoms are then caused by something else and not the low vit d. (process of elimination). ...Read more

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Please help! What is the name of vitamin d-deficiency disease in adults?

Please help! What is the name of vitamin d-deficiency disease in adults?

Several not just one: Since vitamin d3 is needed for ca absorption ; forming hydroxyapatite in bone, osteopenia/osteoporosis is the longest documented consequence of deficiency. Newer evidence. Also, important for: 1. Muscle strength (including heart muscle), 2. Immune function, 3. Cavities 4.? Diabetes mellitus, 5.? Depression 6.? Cancer 7.? Osteoarthritis. Vitamin d3 (conversion liver ; kideys) most important form. ...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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