I Have a Vitamin D Deficiency

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    I am 13 and have had vitamin D deficiency

    since I was around 11. So I am used to it. But want to know about different treatments. So if you have vitamin D deficiency please can you list down below the treatments/medicines you take for it
    Squirrel100 Squirrel100
    1 Response Feb 22, 2015

    Newly Diagnosed

    I'm (nearly) 32 years old. My husband and I have tried to get pregnant for nearly three years with absolutely no luck--not even a single positive pregnancy test. I was tested for thyroid problems, hormone problems, PCOS, etc., but everything came back "normal." I went in for a...
    tinazplace tinazplace
    Dec 1, 2010

    I've just been diagnosed this week,

    my levels were 17 when they should be 50. The doctor gave me an injection and I've took a supplement capsule daily since. Felt better for first couple of days but today I feel worse that ever. I can't stand, Walk around, my body aches. I can't even left light objects. My chest...
    Smythe1981 Smythe1981
    36-40, F
    1 Response May 23, 2015

    Vitamin D Results

    Its nice to know that I am not alone out there. I too was having heart palpitations, sore bones/joints/muscles and at times, lows in my moods. I just chalked it up to getting older or pre menopause. So, I went to the doctor and six weeks later they called with the results of my...
    seemedlikeagoodideaatthetime seemedlikeagoodideaatthetime
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Oct 12, 2012

    Vitamin D Deficiency Rampant And Implicated In Parkinson's And Cognitive Decline

    http://www.vitacost.com/Can-Low-Levels-of-Key-Vitamins-Lead-to-Cognitive-Decline?csrc=EM-FYH20100729:main For Your Health: Can Low Levels of Key Vitamins Lead to Cognitive Decline? By David N. Ilfeld, M.D. Board Certified Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology 7...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity
    51-55, M
    Jul 29, 2010

    I have been having health issues

    since I quit smoking June 1 2013. 6 months after quitting gained 10 pounds in as little as a month. I was walking 3 miles a day and eating better than I ever have. I fell down steps twice. I was having muscle cramps, irregular periods, bouts of depression, and very bad anxiety...
    jastin96 jastin96
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Mar 3, 2014

    I'm outside 2 HOURS a day,

    I'm paler than a ginger polar bear, and I'm seriousllly low on Vitamin D. *resists urge to make lesbian joke* What the *******? I'm worried.
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 28, 2015
    xXFiyaTheOneAndOnlyXx xXFiyaTheOneAndOnlyXx
    18-21, F
    Dec 21, 2015

    Heart Flutters And Low Vitd

    Does anyone else get the feeling of missed heartbeats or flutters?It can happen several times a day or not at all.I have had a complete cardiac workup and they found nothing.I also notice it more when I get anxious.Just wondering
    jazzmynn jazzmynn
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Apr 15, 2011

    Hi. I just found out my vit D is low,

    i will start taking the vitamin my doc prescribed tomorrow. i hope i start to feel better after taking it because im tired all the time, i dont have energy for anything, i get so out of breath by just going down to my basement to load the washer, im only 25 yrs old and i dont...
    Alexiita Alexiita
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 28, 2014

    News To Me

    I have just been told my vitamin D level is 11 and it should be around 50 to 70?? im in the uk. and know nothing really
    drippy72 drippy72
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jun 4, 2013

    I was just told by my doctor

    that my vitamin d levels,are at 20 I'm 47 years old and post menopausal, I was told that I need to take calcium, with my vitamin D the doctor prescribed vit D2 1.25mg 50,000 unit once a week but no calcium.
    deleted deleted
    Jun 10, 2015

    Just found out today.

    I am actually happy about this. Maybe i will start to actually feel a little happier once i start with vitamins.
    deleted deleted
    Feb 23, 2016

    Do Ypur Bones Ever Stop Hurting?

    About five months ago my doctor found I had low vitamin D after I told her my bones were hurting. I think it was about 18 on the blood test and it should be around 30? She put me on 50,000 IU of D per week for 3 months then I was retested and she just said it was close to normal...
    kp53 kp53
    51-55, F
    14 Responses Oct 3, 2009

    A Possible Answer For Preventing Autism

    Http://www.lef.org/news/LefDailyNews.htm?NewsID=9851&Section=VITAMINS&source=DHB_010625&key=Body+ContinueReading Is Scientific American Right About Autism? PRNewswire-USNewswire 06-24-10 SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity
    51-55, M
    Jun 25, 2010

    Scared, Scared, Scared Of Consequences Of Vitamin D Deficiency

    This is the third time my numbers have come up low--although I think this is the lowest, at 14. I have a 3 month series of the 50,000 unit D ahead of me. I've been exhausted, even though I've been drinking tons of caffeine. My heart has felt weird. I wound up in the emergency...
    pachad pachad
    5 Responses Aug 3, 2013

    I had it also but its easy to fix.

    Just start eating it, 1 tablet/day is enough (make sure you eat what u need, like 2500 iu etc). I buy my vitamin D from iherb. I actually have a blog about this so feel free to visit: cheaper-vitamins.blogspot.com thank you all whi visit and if u liked it, like itin facebook...
    healthandvitamins healthandvitamins
    26-30, M
    Oct 23, 2014

    Why Do I Still Having Vitamin D Deficiency Symptoms After Treatment?

    I am a 26 year old . Last July I started having palpitations, and I had been having dizzy spells. Of course the dr. checked my heart- no major problems. My thyroid level was ok. I was still sick about 3 months later. By November I had dizziness, headaches, terrible back pain, rt...
    munoi munoi
    26-30, F
    9 Responses Jan 24, 2010

    I Have A Vitamin D Deficiency Too

    I gave birth to a beautiful girl in July 2010. I was quite poorly and suffered really bad bone aching. My doctor didn't want to know and kept telling me to come back in 6 weeks so after a couple of visits I gave up. I went to see my osteopath because my back was hurting so much...
    thenoodlehead thenoodlehead
    3 Responses Jun 25, 2011

    Mine's lower than 4 and im redhead have a pale

    skin, sun is so dangerous for me but doctors was like u 'need' sun !!! Skin cancer or vitamin d degiency which one is worse :)
    fauxlady fauxlady
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Feb 11, 2015

    I Am Vitamin D Deficient

    I have also been told I am Vitamin D deficient. Second time I've been told this over a couple of years. Symptoms: aching muscles that feel like rubber bands stretched to their limit, lethargy, dark circles under the eyes, slightly pale, grayish look to skin tone ,fatigue, and I...
    shaandar shaandar
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Nov 1, 2011

    Pain, Migraines, & Insomnia

    I got a phone call yesterday telling me I am vitamin d deficient. I took 2,000 iu's of vit d last evening. I ate dinner and laid down to watch a movie. I was having body pain and falling asleep so I went to bed. I threw up everything in my stomach and had the runs. I was up all...
    lil717 lil717
    36-40, F
    Oct 20, 2012

    Vitamin D3 Drastically Superior To The Vitamin D2 Added To Milk And Food

    http://www.nutraingredients.com/Health-condition-categories/Bone-joint-health/Vitamin-D3-87-percent-more-potent-than-D2-Study/?utm_source=Newsletter_Product&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Newsletter%2BProduct Vitamin D3 ’87 percent more potent’ than D2: Study By Stephen...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity
    51-55, M
    Jan 12, 2011

    How Long Until I Feel Better?

    My doctor, upon my insisting, finally tested my vitamin d levels and I am deficient. So I was told to take 10,000 units vitamin d3 daily and come back to get rechecked in 2 months. I have been taking the vitamin d3 for 2 weeks and swear I hurt even worse. My legs have bone, joint...
    putrjnky putrjnky
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Jul 12, 2012

    New To This

    I went in for breast cancer screening and found out my VD3 number was 4. Have started the 50k twice a week but am now also on Coumadin (blood clotting abnormalities). I've felt yucky for a long time but just chocked it up to whatever. Never would have thought to have this checked...
    IrishTreasure IrishTreasure
    46-50, F
    Apr 25, 2012

    Severe Deficiency

    I was recently tested due to chronic fatigue, migraine headahces, dizziness, and aches finding my level was at 6. I was advised to take 2,000 - 3,000 Vit D3 daily and have recheck in 6 weeks. I feel awful and wonder how long it took me to get so low and how I managed to push...
    princess8sunshine princess8sunshine
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 18, 2012
    pristee88 pristee88
    22-25, F
    Nov 28, 2014

    I was told I need 50,

    000 iu a/ week so instead of one dose of 50,000 I take 5,000 x2 5 days a week.
    meanameicallmyself2 meanameicallmyself2
    36-40, M
    Jun 10, 2015


    I have 4 deficiencies total.. D, so far is the worst! I cannot stand for more than 2 minutes, write more than 2 sentences.. I'm dizzy and exhausted and can't function.. HELP!! Dr put me on 4,000 of D a day. But I upped it myself after reading a lot. I'm on 8,000 a day along...
    Joy1973 Joy1973
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Feb 19, 2013

    Can Low Vit D Cause This?

    I have been tired, moody and have palpitations. My test results came back that my vit d is low.  Can it cause these symptoms?  I am really fed up. My dr put me on 50,000 iu twice a week for six weeks. My fam dr put me on cytomel .5mg to supplement my synthroid. ////can anyone...
    jazzmynn jazzmynn
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Mar 7, 2011

    i feel there is so much out there

    that none of us can explain, i have at least 23 symptoms of celiac disease but i do not have it, and my blood work comes back good for anything else except for 2 things the vitamin d and potassium...I am not your typical person, i have had the gastric bypass in 2009 and thats...
    bfroggy74 bfroggy74
    41-45, F
    May 1, 2014

    Severe Vitamin D Deficiency

    I have had a Vitamin D Deficiency for 2+ years. Prior to finding out I had the deficiency I had been having severe joint pain, tiredness yet not sleeping well, irregular heart beats etc. It was by pure coincidence that the deficiency was found. My GP was doing a workup in his...
    kp8868 kp8868
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Sep 10, 2013

    Discoved Vit D Deficiency By Accident Not Becase I Was Feeling Bad

    The only reason I even found out about my levels was that my husband had to have his tested and they put him on Vitamin D so when it came time for my caliphs for the heck of it I asked the PA to have mine tested too. Well I am at a real puzzle as my Vit D tested at 8 so the PA...
    catcv catcv
    Sep 5, 2012

    HI. im 25 years old

    and my blood work came back low for vitamin D :( im going to pick up the vitamin my doctor prescribed in a bit, but i would like to hear some experiences from people that have or are going thru this also, i feel like crap almost everyday, im tired all the time, im depressed, im...
    Alexiita Alexiita
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 28, 2014
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