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Vitamin D Iron Deficiency
Darkness & Bleeding: Avoiding sunlight causes vitamin d deficiency--rickets tends to occur in northern climes in the winter. The main non-nutritional cause of iron deficiency is bleeding, including menstrual blood loss, which is why women are at greater risk for this than men. Men can become iron deficient due to unseen blood loss from stomach ulcers or intestinal cancers. ...Read more
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
Can you point me in the direction of the type of specialist I should see? Low igm, low vitamin d, low mvp, iron deficiency, low magnesium and low calcium.
Specialist: Either an internist or hematologist would be the best choice. ...Read more
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 ?
If you're an average 20 year old woman who doesn't get outside very much and has an iron deficiency, is taking 1000iU of Vitamin D safe?
Yes it is safe: But it may not be necessary, so do not waste your money unless you get checked first from a doctor who can check your Vitamin-D level in your blood which will likely be normal. But that is the best way to know if your body needs more of this vitamin or it has adequate amount for your health needs. ...Read more
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