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Can vitamin d deficiency cause fatigue or depression/anxiety? I am especially concerned with the fatigue. My blood level was a 10.

Yes, it could: Yes, vitamin d deficiency could cause fatigue and depression. Talk with your doctor about replenishing this. With your very low level, you may need high dosing with it temporarily, and then back off to a maintenance dose. Please be aware that it's also possible to have multiple conditions at once, all of which need treatment (depression, anxiety , and vit d deficiency, etc). ...Read more

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Could vitamin d deficiency make me fatigued?

Could vitamin d deficiency make me fatigued?

Vitamin D: Yes it can make you tired but usually it is not enough to completely explain your fatigue. There are countless other possibilities. If you able, i would recommend the spectracell test which looks at 35 different vitamins and minerals. This would be more helpful. Also, one could look at hormone imbalance as well including cortisol, thyroid, estrogen, and progesterone. ...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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Hello..:) I have vitamin d deficiency and have been prescribed vit d 50000iu every 3 weeks, but I've been having migraines and fatigue..Side effects?

Hello..:) I have vitamin d deficiency and have been prescribed vit d 50000iu every 3 weeks, but I've been having migraines and fatigue..Side effects?

See below: This is not a common symptom of vitamin d. I would stop the vitamin d and see if the symptoms go away. If they don't then seek care for those symptoms from your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a severe vitamin d deficiency, along with a slight calcium defiency could cause severe fatigue? (dx chronic fatigue syndrome)

Is it possible that a severe vitamin d deficiency, along with a slight calcium defiency could cause severe fatigue? (dx chronic fatigue syndrome)

Possible/unlikely: It is possible that very severe d deficiency can lead to weakness due to either deficiency in calcium or phosphorous -- but i doubt it would be sufficiently severe to be confused with chronic fatigue syndrome. D levels are easy to check and remedy w/replacement. ...Read more

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My daughter is always fatigued and she was diagnosed with vitamin d deficiency and iron deficiency Her levels are normal now but she is still tired?

My daughter is always fatigued and she was diagnosed with vitamin d deficiency and iron deficiency Her levels are normal now but she is still tired?

Fatigue: There are many other reasons that she could be tired. It could be from stress, not getting enough rest, mood, medications, diet/exercise, or other medical causes. Discuss this further with her doctor if you are still concerned. Also, take a look at her level of activity and diet. This can make a huge difference! Best wishes. ...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?

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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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?

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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