And its been about 2 months since I was informed that serum levels were in teh appropriate range.. I'm going to call ym primary physician tomorrow to get a copy of the panel results to find out exactly if it was nmol or ng/ml..
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Hello, I am a 35 yrs old and for more than 6 months I have been struggling with my symptoms. At first I had stomach problems. The pain in my abdomen was so bad my husband had to call an ambulance . I nearly fainted ,it was awful , and I am a mother of 3 children , I know what pain is. The paramedics were very upset with me as it wasn't a life threatening situation :(. Then everything started to fall apart. I was feeling tired, I had pain all over my body, my legs were killing me, my arms and hands all of a sudden were "falling asleep", I got bruises all over my legs, I lost 10 kg in less than 2 months without any changes in my diet. I started to feel extremely anxious and were getting panic/anxiety attacks every other day. My GP stopped paying attention to my symptoms- the minute I stepped in to the cabinet he would say that I have to change my lifestyle - enjoy more.....he thought that everything is because I am stressed. He never listened to me. Yes, I was stressed, I am still getting stressed from time to time because of my symptoms. I am so stressed that the are days I think I am going insane. I am so scared that my three children will have to come to visit their mother in the hospital because she is mentally ill. Honestly I am freaking out. Three weeks ago I changed my GP and on my first appointment with the new one I told him that I want my Vit D checked. I can't remember who told me that I might be deficient. The results came back and my level was 24. He told me that it is not SO bad and prescribed me 10 k/ week and also folic acid as the levels were low too. I am also taking something for my IBS or GERD ( I don't think he is sure exactly what I have) and some pills for my terrible migraine - that's a new one from last week. Now I am thinking of increasing my Vit D and also buying some magnesium and calcium . I am not sure though if I am going to do it as I hate taking pills and I am scared to do it without making sure its completely safe. Some of my other symptoms (except the panic and pains) are shortness of breath, heart palpitation , chest pain , dry eyes, dry mouth ,sore throat ( not very often), a very strange sensation on the back of my neck when I lay on my pillow- its like pounding or like impulse ,starting from the bottom of my neck and getting stuck at the base of my head.....I know it sound strange but I don't know how to explain it. It doesn't stop until I change my position. I wake up tired, some days instead of me looking after my children they have to look after me- it is devastating . I want to be the mother and the wife I was, full of energy, funny to be around finding pleasure in every single thing. I really do, but every time I try to do something even simple tasks I start feeling tired so quickly , get dizzy and I get discouraged . I know now that most of my symptoms are probably because of VDD and I hope I will get better sooner or later .......I just don't wanna lose my mind .
I am from India, and I know what you are saying right now. I am also suffering from VDD and GERD. I too have stomach aches and I find it really difficult to maintain a balance between work and home. My symptoms are muslcles aches and joint pains. Nausea(in morning) and it stops when I eat something. The thing is taking too much calcium can cause nauseatic feeling. Get your Vit D, Vit B12, Calcium and PTH/TSH checked. I am only 27/M. I was doing a lot of exercises and now I can barely work for 8 hrs in office. Believe me we have to fight over it, don' t lose mind. You are not ALONE!! I am losing weight too, but I know its all related to Vit D imbalance. Some say it is also a hormone and it can cause issues. But don't worry. Feeling lazy after Vit D supplementation is normal for a day. I feel like when I used to be in SUN i feel lazy and now I know why because it was creating Vit D automatically. Same is the case for Vit D supplementation. I was injected 6 lakh IU of Vit D. , but after reading so many websites, I feel 50,000 IU a week for 8 weeks is effective and cause less issues.
Keep posting. I will share mine, we can and we will overcome :)
Hello, I have a d deficiency also but ended up having b deficiencies, low on vitamin c, also Epstein Barre virus antibodies (inactive) very high.
So lots of pains and fogginess and just not getting out of bed.
So you may want to have other vitamins checked --also hormones etc.
I did hear that you may need magnesium also and K2 when you have a vitamin d deficiency. Not sure how accurate. But also if you still feel the same symptoms you may need to stay on a maintenance dose of like 2,000 i.u. if back on track.
I am just doing a lot of differet research -just putting in my two sense. I am not sure if it would still be the D causing issues if numbers came back up...
I know this is a bit late, but I read somewhere that you don't want to take magnesium when taking D because the D causes you to have higher levels of magnesium as it is, so it could make you feel horrible.
The primary reason I'm responding to what you wrote is because it sounds like you have symptoms of celiac disease (only treatable via gluten free diet). The only realistic way to test (aside from an endoscopy or colonoscopy) is to do a two week strict gluten free diet and see how you feel.
In essence, your body would be treating gluten as though it were an invading entity in need of killing. Your body then goes into overdrive trying to kill off said invader, making you exhausted as though you have the flu. It jacks up your intestines and can cause intestinal pain, but it all but halts the absorption of vitamin B, D, iron, and if not dealt with, you can become lactose intolerant, too (ultimately it'll give you cancer, if not addressed). Each of those vitamin deficiencies can cause magnificent symptoms. The doctors typically unwittingly battle the symptoms, not realizing the source.
The pulse like sensation is the beginning of an allergic reaction, which can progress to itchiness (then full body itchiness) and then hives.
Your problem might be more down to Iron deficiency than Vitamin D deficiency.
This kind of fatigue is usually brought on by low Iron in the blood.
So it might do you good to check out your Iron levels as well as Magnesium.
That... and its really recommended to have Vitamin K2 MK-7 with Vitamin D3.
I hope you supplemented with Vitamin D3 and not D2.
There's a difference between the two apparently since little to no benefits were noted on D2, whereas with D3, noteable health benefits were observed.
Also... just because you raised your level to 70ng/mL, doesn't necessarily mean you will feel great on it.
Toxicity was NOT observed on levels as high as 200ng/mL (yes, 200).
I recall at least one case where a person had some kind of issues and 100ng/mL was not enough for them.
It was only when they crossed into an area above 130ng/mL is that they started to feel better.
I would surmise each person will have a different cut off point... but 200ng/mL would be good to aim for if you want to.
But it wouldn't hurt to check your Iron and Magnesium levels.
Also, Vitamin K2 as MK-7 is the most important co-factor for Vitamin D3.
I am VDD but could not tolerate taking the vit D3 50,000 units, you said you were losing weight was this before taking the Vitamin D3
So you lost 22lbs? I am deficient in Vitamin D and tried taking 50,000 units but could not I have panic attacks and dizziness on occasion I no longer do the fun stuff with the kids and I miss that. I have started to eat cereal fortified with Vit D and OJ with Vit D and going out in the sun I'm hoping my levels are going up but I really need to try a lower dose than 50,000 units. I have been going up and down in weight but mostly down I have been depressed lately have had an mri and found another issue which probably was causing my headaches its called Chiari malformation but now I'm thinking I need to take this VDD a little more seriously.
i am from india too and recently diagnosed with vitamin d deficiency after i suffererd from loose motion which i thought was from food poisioning as i was severely gastric for 2 or 3 days before the loose motion. doctor prescribed calcirol60k once a week for 8 weeks i just started the treatment and still haven't noticed much difference. please update me whether you have improved or not.
WOW i feel you I've had similar symptoms its horrible I've been going thur this since december bad stomach issues. Doctor said its depression I've never had that before.So in april i wanted to checked Vit D and it was low i started to take 50,000iu a week and 2000 iu a day in a few weeks i stomach cleared up.but it was a battle with the anxiety,depression not feeling your self and my legs felt so weird for along time hang in there it gets better.
I am suffering from shortness of breath and sleep problem. I went to doctor he diagnoised everything and told that you are fine its due to anxiety. After that i only diagnosed my vitamin D its 17ng/ml. I am taking tayko 60k per week how many months it will take to come to normal range. Please any one reply to chethan.***@****....
hi! iam zaima from bangladesh. This is about my mom.Since last to months she is having severe leg pain.She went to lot of doctor.She was unable to find the reason behind her sickness.Then she got vitamin d checked.And it turned out that her vitamin level is 8!! yes,u read it right. Her level was 8.Then she started eating vitamin d containing foods and supplements.Oh yes,again from the recent checkup we got to know that she has diabeties. :(.So,she wanted to ask that how long the pain will last? i mean how fast she will recover?if u any of u knw bout this pls let me know
well hi! iam from bangladesh. My mom is suffering from deficiency of vitamin d.Sometimes she also have to face some bad stomach issues.She has severe leg pain for two months. I think u should get ur vitamin d checked
I hope it helped :)
If you're US 70ng/mL is good. Did you stop taking D3?
If you stop, your levels will drop. D3 does not stay in your body. You must supplement for life.
Are you also taking magnesium and Vitamin K2?
Magnesium deficiency has similar symptoms as D deficiency.
My pain seemed to go from bone, to muscle, and now on to nerve. I'm 3 months into supplementing with 5000-7000 a day. Anyone else experience this? Body healing or something more?
I was checked for b12 and I do take magnesium daily. Trying to be patient and hoping nothing else is wrong.
Reach in calcium and vitamin D-rich foods and diet is one of the top ways to prevent osteoporosis.
Hi. I would love a comment or a response to this question as well. I am going through the same symptoms as most of you are, with the eyes symptoms being the worst. I am just starting the vitamin D therapy. This is been going on for two years. I would love to know if anyone has had these symptoms resolved, and been able to get a life hi. I would love a comment or a response to this question as well. I am going through the same symptoms as most of you are, with the eyes symptoms being the worst. I am just starting the vitamin D therapy. This is been going on for two years. I would love to know if anyone has had these symptoms resolved, and been able to get a life
Hello friends today i got my reports and came to know my d3 level is 7.87 ng/ml. i am new to deficiency of d3. My only question is it can be permanently cured or not. Pleas help me to get more knowledge about this what ever you know or experenced.
I was just told today mine was at 15, and that I need to take pills. I have been feeling horrible for 1 year. Weak, cant walk right, dizzy, shaky, vibration in my neck and hands and chest, its crazy. He told me the kidney dr that the condition that effects the gland in the neck is rare, and he has only seen maybe 1 in 500 people who had it, and I'm one. Lucky me. he said it really doesnt hit someone of my ethnicity swedish and irish, scando. I am really confused and he wants all these tests done, because it controls your kidneys. very stressful and feel like I have the flu all the time. How long will it take to feel better? I read your above and wow, I feel the same. Did you have your kidneys scanned?
Vitamin D is a nutrient that protect our body from many chronic illnesses. The optimal vitamin D range is 45-65 ng/ml. One should have this level maintained for healthy lifestyle. Vitamin D deficiencies resolve in weeks as far as blood levels are concerned. Taking 50,000 IU per day will raise your blood levels in a week of supplementation. But the biological effects of vitamin D rise more slowly than blood levels, and the cancer-preventative effects can take a year or more to fully normalize. To overcome the deficiency, you need to maintain a proper diet. Take 1500IU or 2000IU of vitamin D3 supplyment (concern to doctor first, as i am not one). Other home remedies to recover are: access to sunshine, with care (preferably day night ), have food enrich with vitamin D (Egg yolk, Raw cheese, Wild salmon, Kefir and Yogurt), take viatam D supplements. This is how you can recover easily and in very short time period.
I'm wondering if your D levels are too high. 70 is a pretty high level. Also, have you had your thyroid levels checked out?
female 30 from nepal
I had too much,knee pain,wholebody pain,feet burning,low fever 99 .I got tested blood vitamin D(25 hydroxy D and thyroid).vitmin d was 8ng\ml nd thyriod low.then
Dr priscribed me calcirol 60000iu twice week,nd 25mcg thyronom and take sun bath daily.
I did what he sugested me.my all pain bit dicreased but coudnt get full recovery after 2.5 years later i got my blood testest again vitamin D level was 70 nl\mg and thyriod was normal.
he priscribed same thyroid medcin nd monthly one time calcirol 60000iu .then i didnt take vitmin D for two weeks nd didint take sub bath.then again started pain like befor .so again i started taking vitain D and sun bath I felt bit better but i ddnt tell to Dr about this.
After one year I got testesd again vitamin D nd vitamin B 12 serum it was vitamin D 96nl\mg and b 12 355pg\ml . Dr said don't take more than 60000 iu Vitamin D once month & gave me vitamin B12 1000 mcg... I have not taken Vitamin D for 2 weeks. Now again started pain like before.
what should I do now ? How can I get rid of from this pain? Please help me.. I feeling like I can't recover from this pain.
if it remains like this lifelong then how I live how I work
I am so much worried.
if I take vitamin D more it can harm my Kidneys if I did not take I feel too much pain.
if there someone has faced same problem then please share your experience with me how did you overcome from this problem.
my WhatsApp ,viber number is +9779841 743 432. Plz plz help me.
I knew someone who was at ZERO Vitamin D. It took him about 3 years to get to a normal level.