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Weakness and vitamin D
I recently had my vitamin D checked after having dizziness and problems with balance, I also have weakness in my right arm and leg. How long do you think it will take for these problems to go away? I've seen a neurologist who believes I definitely don't have MS btw. My vitamin D was 6ng/ml!!
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Can someone help me?? I'm terrified I have MS
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I had weakness from vitamin D deficiency. My level was 30 nmol/L which is 12ng/mL in your lab measurement. But weakness was the least of my problems. My immune system was toast! I had a cold, flu, severe strep throat for a month then another two week bout of strep followed by 3 weeks of bronchitis and coughing up blood. Vitamin D isn't called the antibiotic vitamin for nothing!  

I improved as vitamin D levels went up. Some people mention they take longer to feel better even with optimal levels (40 - 60 ng/ml or 100 - 150 nmol/L).

Excerpt from the article Symptoms & Diseases Associated With Vitamin D Deficiency" by Frank Lipman...

"What are the symptoms of vit D deficiency?

There is no clear pattern of symptoms. In fact many people remain asymptomatic despite low levels. But here are the more common symptoms:

Fatigue
General muscle pain and weakness
Muscle cramps
Joint pain
Chronic pain
Weight gain
High blood pressure
Restless sleep
Poor concentration
Headaches
Bladder problems
Constipation or diarrhea

What diseases are associated with Vit D deficiency?

Vitamin D deficiency has been shown to play a role in almost every major disease. This includes:

Osteoporosis and Osteopenia
17 varieties of Cancer (including breast, prostate and colon)
Heart disease
High blood pressure
Obesity
Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes
Autoimmune diseases
Multiple sclerosis
Rheumatoid arthritis
Osteoarthritis
Bursitis
Gout
Infertility and PMS
Parkinson’s Disease
Depression and Seasonal Affective Disorder
Alzheimer’s Disease
Chronic fatigue syndrome
Fibromyalgia
Chronic Pain
Periodontal disease
Psoriasis"
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