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What is a low level of vitamin d?

What is a low level of vitamin d?

Less than 30 ng/ml: The normal vitamin d level ranges from 30-80ng/ml (may vary somewhat in different lab). Thus, level less than 30 is considered deficient. I have tested many patients and have never seen anyone having above 65ng/ml--i gues because we generally don't get get enough sun exposure and/or not getting adequate intake from diet. Consult doc. Good luck... Ng/ml=nanogram/milliliter. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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High white blood count, low level of vitamin D, high level of inflammation in blood test, pain in all joint, chronic pain syndrome?

High white blood count, low level of vitamin D, high level of inflammation in blood test, pain in all joint, chronic pain syndrome?

Need more: Data. Have you been tested for rheumatoid factor, ANA? What type of white blood cells are elevated, and how long have you had your symptoms? You should consult a rheumatologist, which is a Dr that specializes in these types of ailments. ...Read more

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How low does your level of vitamin d have to be before it is considered severely low?

How low does your level of vitamin d have to be before it is considered severely low?

Less than 10: A value of < 10 ng/ml is usually considered low when I am treating patients I am usually shooting for a level of >50 and <100 usual dose is 1000iu/25 # body wt per day. ...Read more

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Dexpression, lathergic, low level of vitamin b12. And vitamin d deficiency, low level of energy?

Dexpression, lathergic, low level of vitamin b12. And vitamin d deficiency, low level of energy?

And your question?: I'm not sure what you are asking. Yes, vit d deficiency can cause fatigue. It is easy to correct with 5-8000 iu of d3/day. B12 deficiency can be serious too- try 1000 mcg of sublingual b12/day ; if that does not help try injections. See http://bit.Ly/1fnt3ox ; http://bit.Ly/1607tg3 if fatigue persists after correcting then see a good doc to explore the many other possible causes of fatigue. ...Read more

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Low level of vitamin B12 and vitamin d can cause IBS with diarrhea or IBS diarrhea causes low level of vitamin B12 and vitamin d?

Low level of vitamin B12 and vitamin d can cause IBS with diarrhea or IBS diarrhea causes low level of vitamin B12 and vitamin d?

Low B12: If you have low levels of b12- that needs to be investigated and treated. There is a cause for a low B12 level. Untreated it can lead to irreversible neurologic damage. While the cause can be dietary, there are more serious causes such as pernicious anemia- an autoimmune disease. So i suggest an investigation into why low b12. ...Read more

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I have severely low levels of vitamin d. What is the problem?

I have severely low levels of vitamin d. What is the problem?

Common problem: Low vitamin d levels are much more common now than in years past. This is likely due to less sun exposure and low vit d intake. However it is also possible that you are malabsorbing vit d, such as from chronic diarrhea or other GI disorders. You should take supplements and have it rechecked. It is important for bone health. ...Read more

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Vitamin d is 17. Are there any signs or symptoms with a level that low?

Vitamin d is 17. Are there any signs or symptoms with a level that low?

Mostly silent: Low vitamin d levels are common and usually there are no obvious signs or symptoms. Foremost is the concern of low bone density and thus brittle bones. Bone pain and muscle weakness may be present and there are other conditions thought to be related to low vitamin d levels but these are not proven as yet. ...Read more

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I have chronic low vitamin d my levels are usually around 7...Possible causes?

I have chronic low vitamin d my levels are usually around 7...Possible causes?

Lack of sun exposure: Lack of sun exposure is a major cause of low vitamin d level especially if you live in the northern us. Less likely would be lack of vitamin d in food, but also a possibility if you are on a very restrictive diet. ...Read more

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Everything little thing bothers me can that be cause by low vitamin D & pottasuim levels I have that. ?

Hmm: Definitely get those levels checked and supplemented but if you are still irritable several things can cause that. Stressors at home, work, anxiety, menstrual disorders can also contribute. I would recommend seeing your doctor for a full check up. Good luck ...Read more

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