Can vitamin d deficiency cause numbness in extremities?

Numbness. Yes, it can cause numbness in the extremities as well as muscle spasms in hands and feet.
Not sure. The vit d deficiency may have association with diabetic neuropathy, which cases numbness, but not as a separate finding of vit d hypovitaminosis. The vit d def. Can present with symptoms of musculoskeletal symptoms, such as bone pain, myalgias, and generalized weakness, chronic fatigue, age-related weakness, or even depression. Reference: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2912737/.

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Does vitamin d deficiency cause anxiety?

Not cause, but.... It's a really important deficiency to correct as well and soon as possible. here are links to depression reported and even to thought disorders, but all mental symptoms can overlap and if anxiety is a tendency for you, a D deficiency might contribute to you feel that way. Work w/ a doctor or read nutritional info to get that corrected. CBT can also help treat anxiety. Best! Read more...

Can vitamin D deficiency cause sacroiliitis?

D Deficiency. Very unlikely to cause sacroiliitis. More importantly do not underdo or overdo vitamin D dosing. 500 mg a day is OK. London's weather won't bother your vitamin D. Read more...

Can having a vitamin d deficiency cause depression?

Likely. One recent study showed vitamin d deficiency to be linked to depression in a small group of women between 42 and 66 years of age. After that the guidelines for daily intake of vitamin d were raised top 600 units/day for adults under 70. However, be aware that there are many other causes for depression which could be present in the same person, including thyroid disease, diabetes, stress and so on. Read more...

Can iron deficiency or vitamin d deficiency cause your body to shake?

May be. Some one deficient in iron and vitamin D is likely to be deficient in other nutrients as well. If would be prudent to consult a doctor for a proper assessment. In the mean time, take a multivitamin tablet daily. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. Read more...

Can (severe) vitamin d deficiency cause low blood sugar or insulin problems?

Not directly. Often, severe vitamin d deficiency is caused by malabsorption from celiac disease. Celiac disease is associated with other autoimmune diseases like type 1 diabetes. Read more...
No. Please do something about your vitamin d deficiency. If you have any reason to think you have real hypoglycemia, seek laboratory confirmation, especially if it's fasting hypoglycemia -- episodes of impaired mental function if you don't eat, corrected by taking glucose / orange juice. Your physician knows how to work this up; ignore most of the 'pop' wisdom. Read more...