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What causes antibodies to suddenly attack the thyroid? Could it be a lack of vitamin d or too much gluten in the body?

What causes antibodies to suddenly attack the thyroid?  Could it be a lack of vitamin d or too much gluten in the body?

Thyroiditis: This is an autoimmune condition that attacks the thyroid and is not related to diet or vitamin levels, but can be associated with other autoimmune conditions. We do not really know what triggers autoimmune conditions in the body in general. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Vitamin D (Definition)

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Can too much vitamin d cause headaches?

Can too much vitamin d cause headaches?

Yes: too much vitamin D can cause headaches. The term is called pseudotumor cerebri and it can occur from too much vitamin A, D, Tetracycline. Stopping the vitamin D should reverse the headaches. ...Read more

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Can too much vitamin d make your feet swell?

Can too much vitamin d make your feet swell?

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 more

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Can too much vitamin d give you hot flashes and night sweats?

Emily Lu Dr. Lu
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Can too much vitamin d give you hot flashes and night sweats?

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 more

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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.

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.

Indirect effect/Calc: Vitamin- D excess can raise Calcium levels which can then cause varied systemic effects including mental confusion. You should get checked by your doctor and request a Calcium level check of your blood. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of too much vitamin d?

What are the symptoms of too much vitamin d?

Nausea, fatigue.: Too much vitamin D may cause high blood calcium which could result in nausea, constipation, fatigue, depression, and excessive urintaion. ...Read more

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I just wanted to know can adult take too much vitamin d? What are the consequences

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

Dr. Linda DiMeglio
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