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Vitamin D Deficiency Questions

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What side effects happen at each dose of 50,000 units of vitamin D?

I took my first dose of 50,000 units of vitamin (D2) this past Friday night. I was prescribed 50,000 units once a week for 12 weeks. I experience adrenalin rush symptoms along with a little shakiness and insomnia. However once I fell asleep, I stayed asleep until I woke up abruptly feeling like I... read more

How can I raise my vitamin D levels quickly?

Does vitamin D help with depression?

What are the side effects of Vitamin D?

How long till my Vitamin D supplements make me feel better?

I was just diagnosed with low Vitamin D. I originally went to the doctor because of severe leg, feet, and hand cramps. He did blood work, and it turns out my level is 5.9. I am now on 50,000 iu per week and 2000 iu per day. I just started this week, but I honestly feel worse instead of better. My... read more

Can too much Vitamin D3 trigger migraines?

6 months ago, my oncologist told me to take 5000u of Vit. D3 daily because my Zometa infusion was depleting my D. I've noticed that since then, the frequency of my full-blown migraines has increased. I have not changed any other meds with the exception of adding Mobic a few weeks ago. I was... read more

Vitamin D Insufficiency - Pain in several joints for a couple of months now?

Turned out according to my lab tests that my vitamin D is low. i've been taking vitamin D supplements, vit C calcium daily plus 15 min sunshine exposure. How long before I start feeling better?

Be Careful taking Vitamin D! If you are sensitive, there are numerous side effects, some quite?

... debilitating. Chest pain, joint pain, insomnia, fatique, itching, depression and much more!!! Please take small doses and work up gradually - and track any changes that are bothersome. Good luck!

Vitamin D Deficiency - Hi, I was recently tested for Vitamin D and my levels are 5 Ng/ml. I have?

... consistent pain in my legs and everyday there is a different part where the pain comes up. I also feel that I am not able to think clearly and concentrate on my work. I have been taking 50,000 IU D3 for the last 2 weeks and have seen no improvement. Should I take time off from work, would that... read more

Is it possible to have nausea as a symptom of vitamin d deficiency?

I have been dx'd by my Dr & have stared taking supplemental vit D - 50,000 iu weekly. Doing some internet searching, I see there are many symptoms I have that can be attributed to a vitamin D deficiency, including blurred vision which I have noticed over the past several months. Has anyone... read more

I Was told I was low in vitamin D and read that vitamin D3 is the vitamin to take. It's all confusi?

I Was told I was low in vitamin D and read that vitamin D3 is the vitamin to take. It's all confusing to me. I am a 69 year old female with severe Crohns Disease, anemia (just had two more blood transfusions) and arthritis. A combination of D3, Magnesium and Calcium made a huge difference with... read more

Vitamin D Deficiency - how long before Vitamin d starts taking effect I have been on d2 50,000 units

I have been on Vitamin D2 (ERGO) 50,000 I CAP twice a week for a month now... my level of Vitamin D was 13... also have a Folic Acid deficiency of 2.7 ... I have not seen any improvement ... very stiff, hands, fingers, shoulders and some time legs... just wondered how long it would take to see some... read more

Vitamin d side effects?

HI I've been diagnosed with slightly low vitamin d deficiency. when I take the low strength tablet about 10ug or 400iu I actually feel less depressed but the only problem is that after a period of time I start to get blood in my stool and a bad cough. is this my body getting used to it?... read more

Hello I'm new to this forum and just been diagnosed with Vitamin D deficiency?

... I have no idea what my blood test results were, I just received a phone call and told to pick up my prescription and start taking 20,000 IU, 500 mcg of Vitamin D3, 3 times per week for 3 months then get tested again. This seems like a high dose to me, so wondering how low my levels must be.... read more

How long after taking a vitamin will I start feeling effects?

I started taking b-12 1,000 UI and vitamin D3 1,000 UI 2 days ago for my anxiety and depression. When will the vitamins start getting in my system? Or will I even feel the effects?

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