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I Have a Vitamin D Deficiency

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    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

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    Exhausted

    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

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    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 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    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

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    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

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    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 2 Responses Jul 12, 2012

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    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 66-70 Sep 5, 2012

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    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

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    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

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    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 36-40, F May 1

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    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

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    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 51-55, F 3 Responses Sep 10, 2013

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    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 16 Responses Oct 3, 2009

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    I recently found out I have a Vitamin D

    Deficiency. I started to take D3 every day but after a few weeks began to forget to take it for one day, and then other... I am taking it again. Now I think I know why I always feel worse during the fall and winter, I just don't get as much sun and therefore less Vitamin D...
    amazingdream amazingdream 46-50, F Feb 17

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    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 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    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

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    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 36-40 3 Responses Jun 25, 2011

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    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 31-35 Dec 1, 2010

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    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

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    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 3 Responses Apr 15, 2011

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    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

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    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

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    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 56-60 4 Responses Aug 3, 2013

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    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 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    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

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