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Vitamin D Deficiency Symptoms In Women Hair Loss
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?
Hair loss, otherwise known as alopecia, can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles or fungal infections. There are two main types of alopecia. Alopecia areata occurs when the body's immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair to fall out. Androgenetic (or androgenic) alopecia, on the other hand, is an inherited form of hair loss. With alopecia areata, hair can fall out in patches all over the body. With androgenetic alopecia, hair on the head first thins and then falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called ...Read more
Can a vitamin d deficiency or copper deficiency contribute to hair loss? My hair suddenly changed texture (became very thin and dry) and falls out.
I am suffering from malabsorption (iron, vitamin b12, vitamin d deficiency). Bcoz of it I had severe hair loss from 6 months. Is it reversible?
Have sudden increased hair loss. Blood test show vitamin D deficiency, triglycerides 548, positive autoimmune test. What autoimmune disease is likely?
My hair seems to not be growing anymore, maybe because I have a vitamin D deficiency? Would it be ok to take 10000mcg of biotin? I'm 16, female.
No biotin - vitamin D 1000 a day is what you need.
That said, your hair growth is not well related to vitamin D (biotin) and you should see a Dermatologist. ...Read more
Neither is caused: By laser hair removal treatments, most of which utilize infrared laser wavelengths. This is non-ionizing energy and will not cause skin cancer. Drink milk daily and you will have plenty of vitamin d, especially if you are in the sunlight for 10 or 15 minutes a day also. ...Read more
No: Neither has ever been reported. The wavelengths used are not in the spectrum to cause either condition. ...Read more
Not known to happen: Vitamin d deficiency is common. Many people are taking extra vit. D and drinking more nonfat milk to correct that problem. Blurred vision is also a common symptom, but is not related to vit. D (researchers are still studying vit. D). Many eye problems can cause blurry vision, so a person should be seen by an ophthalmology eye doctor. One should not try to fix his own vision by just taking vitamins. ...Read more
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
Been experiencing hair loss. Blood work on my thyroid comes back fine except vitamin d deficient. T4-1.20, tsh-1.19, tsi-51%, tpo-7, t3-3.0.These norm?
Vitamin D deficiency: Will do it.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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
20 y/o Female having frequent fainting spells, excessive tiredness, and history of Vitamin D deficiency and six past concussions.
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
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
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
Usually none: Except fatigue.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes.: Give high dose d2 or d3 until the deficiency no longer is present by laboratory measurement! ...Read more
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