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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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I'm hardly in the sun and I have had shoulder pains, paresthesia, muscle twitching and dizziness. Could i be vitamin d deficient?

I'm hardly in the sun and I have had shoulder pains, paresthesia, muscle twitching and dizziness. Could i be vitamin d deficient?

Possibly: Vitamin d deficiency is certainly a possibility given your lack of sun intake, however your overall symptoms can be related to many different causes. It is best to be assessed by a doctor to determine what could be going on. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What vitamin deficiency cause muscle burning?

What vitamin deficiency cause muscle burning?

Probably none: Probably just you're working out a lot... But... http://www.livestrong.com/article/402936-what-is-a-vitamin-deficiency-that-causes-muscle-aches-tiredness/ given this, i would either rest a bit or try a vitamin supplement for a couple weeks, b/c it is easy. If the symptoms persist then i suggest you get checked out for some of the rarer issues. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of tight calf muscles vitamin deficiency?

What could be the cause of tight calf muscles vitamin deficiency?

Possibly: If both are equally affected, think globally such as nutrition (paricularly electrolytes), lack of stretching and movement, general circulation issues. Try to get more electrolytes such as magnesium, potassium, calcium, do calf stretches and move your body. If it persists or affects only one side, get checked out. ...Read more

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Slight numbness and tingling in hands with on and off muscle twitching. Could this be vitamins d deficiency?

Slight numbness and tingling in hands with on and off muscle twitching. Could this be vitamins d deficiency?

Neuropathy: Please explore causes of neuropathy through web md or other educational web sides. In young age if these symptoms are occurring with muscle twitching then i would make sure no toxins, drugs or chemical exposure, causing these. If none of above then report to neurologist. ...Read more

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Do I really need to take vitamin D if my level is 29, and if so, then how much? It is barely low. I have muscle twitching and tingling, too.

Do I really need to take vitamin D if my level is 29, and if so, then how much? It is barely low. I have muscle twitching and tingling, too.

Optimal level 50-80: While 29 is just below the "normal range" the optimal range is 50-80. Taking D to raise your levels may not necessarily help you feel better but evidence suggests a higher level reduces risk of cancer, heart disease & autoimmune disease.See http://tinyurl.com/2chkcer & http://tinyurl.com/ly3wn3n Having normal iron,B12 & D doesn't mean you have no vitamin deficiencies.See http://tinyurl.com/mzrkbx8 ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Baker
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Vitamin Deficiency (Definition)

Vitamin deficiency is a symptom in which a person has lower than normal levels (on blood testing) of one or more vitamins, usually due to not eating a good diet. Some medical conditions decrease the absorption of vitamins from food, even if ...Read more


Dr. Donald McCarren
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Muscle Twitching (Definition)

Muscle twitching is a symptom where a person has involuntary contractions of one ...Read more