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.
No. Vitamin D toxicity is very rare; one generally has to take at least 40,000 iu/day for months to get toxic levels. Symptoms of toxicity include poor appetite, excess thirst, frequent urination, constipation or diarrhea, abdominal pain, fatigue, confusion, muscle weakness or pain, irritability, nausea and vomiting but headache is not a know symptom. See http://tinyurl.com/qhvd5v6.

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Can a low vitamin d level cause daily headaches? My level was 20

Possibly. Low vit d levels are associated with a wide variety of symptoms and headaches are among them. However, most people with low d don't have daily headaches. Get your levels up (most adults need 5-8000 iu/day of d3 in fall ; winter for optimal levels) but explore other causes such as stress, food sensitivities, magnesium deficiency ; structural imbalances.Consider osteopathy, acupuncture ; homeopathy. Read more...

What causes my prolactain to come from 51 to 24 without taking meds. An normal vitamin d one week an two weeks later 13.8 And still have bad headaches?

Many reasons. There are many reasons one can think of why the prolactin has gone down which typically would be considered a good thing. The real question is why do you still have headaches. In the context of fluctuating prolactin levels this needs to be addressed, I.e., by you may need imaging studies, which a Neurologist would initiate. Read more...

If over-the-counter vitamin d causes headaches at varying doses, should I be on a prescription pill? Where do you get vitamin d without additives?

No. You should not be on prescription medication unless you have a blood test showing that your levels are low. Read more...
Examine ingredients. Although nutritional supplements are chosen primarily for their active ingredients, the other ingredients (excipients) needed to make the tablet, capsule or liquid are just as important to those concerned about their health. I use and recommend carlson vitamin d drops as a highly effective product free of excipients that might cause adverse effects. Read more...

Can sle cause low vitamin d levels? I stay away from sun as much as possible, makes me physically ill (headaches & nausea) so I take 3, 000 i.U. Daily

Not directly but... Sle does not directly cause low vit.D but exposure to the sun is the main way we get vit. D; avoiding sun causes low vit. D unless you supplement.Thus many with sle have low d. Vit. D appears to help those with sle: http://www.Sciencedaily.Com/releases/2012/10/121016203902.Htm have your levels checked- i advise supplementing until your level is 60-90. Vit a & k work with vit. D so take those too! Read more...

Headache for 6 weeks. Blood pressure is higher than normal. Red blood cells small low in vitamin b12 and vitamin D. what could cause these symptoms?

Consultation advised. The abnormalities are likely not all related to your headaches. Unfortunately this Q & A box isn't designed for diagnosing illness. You would be best served with an INBOX TEXT CONSULTATION at Health Tap. You would need to upload results of any tests, if available, as well as your medical history. You would NEED TO MAKE YOURSELF AVAILABLE for 24 hours to reply to any questions from the physician. Read more...

Will b-6 deficiency or vitamin d deficiency cause tight muscles like an 8 for several weeks at a time? Cramps, twitching headache, severe pain?

? part of the puzzle. This sounds like a complicated situation with many causes. Chronic back and muscle pain is common in those with D deficiency. Most adults need 5-8000 iu of D3/day. Low B6 can contribute but I advise a complete B complex with the L-5-MTHF form of folate (folic acid). Magnesium deficiency can cause this- try 400-600 mg/day of mag. taurate or glycinate. See an integrative Dr. and good osteopath or chiropractor. Read more...
Not typically. What you are describing does not sound like a typical nutritional deficiency. I would start with a good medical checkup and some baseline bloodwork. But no, I don't think it is simply because you are deficient in vitamin d or b6. Read more...

I have frequents headaches, I went to the eye doctor since I'm almost blind to find out if my eyes where the cause and twice the answer was no. My regular docor did blood test on me and the inly thing that came up inrregular was Vitamin D defficiency whic

Migraine headache. Poor eye sight is seldom a cause of headaches. Sinus congestion and Migraine are more frequent causes, which need to be evaluated. While brain tumor is the dreaded nightmare for chronic severe headaches, it is very rare but needs to be considered if other causes have been eliminated. Read more...
D def possible cause. I recommend a neurologiy consult to evaluate headaches. We have learned much about vitamin D function irecently-- important in many metabolic pathways. Replenishing adipose tissue stores must occur before serum levels rise, sometimes taking more than 6 months. The morbidly obese may need 3 times the usual dose. 10,000 iu Vit D3 caps are inexpensive. Do not sunbathe! Unnecessary and carcinogenic. Read more...