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Effects Of High Vitamin D Levels
What causes antibodies to suddenly attack the thyroid? Could it be a lack of vitamin d or too much gluten in the body?
Usually not: But if you have other medical issues present (including kidney disease, electrolyte imbalance) you want to rule them out. As a general rule, "self-medicating" with vitamin d3 should be 4000 iu or less daily. If you require more, do it under your doctor's supervision. Talk to your doctor regarding the possible causes of swelling that might affect you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Vitamin d regulates your body's absorption of calcium, so too much vitamin d will lead to hypercalcemia or too much calcium in your blood. Hypercalcemia typically manifests as constipation, nausea, polyuria (excess urination), and in severe/chronic cases, renal problems and cardiovascular issues. None of these issues would manifest as hot flashes or night sweats. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can too much vitamin d make you itchy/prickly ?. I take 1000 i.U. Per day plus have a very good diet. I have prickling/burning sensations in my legs.
Not really: Many things can make u itch. Vit d is at the very bottom of the list. 1000iu is a bs dose. ...Read more
Can too much vitamin D cause altered mental state? My vitamin d is 300 nmol/L (120 ng/ml) and have been facing confusion/dissociation/depression.
VitamnD: Yes you can take too much vitamin D. If your baseline vitamin D is low you would probably be started on 50,000 units a week for a month or two. If your baseline vitamin D is OK you only need 1000 or 2000 units a day. This is available over the counter without a prescription ands is not expensive. ...Read more
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