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Vitamin D deficiency symptoms

With all the sites out there that have info on Vitamin D, their just doesn't seem to be one that has all the symptoms that can accompany vitamin d deficiency. I'm going to list my symptoms, so that others may have some insight, in layman's terms. I hope anyone else with the deficiency would also post theirs.

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I was diagnosed 2 weeks ago... thank goodness for this thread... was reading through everyone's post, relating to 98% of what peoples symptoms are.  Haven't felt good for a couple of years, now I know why.   I went made a list from all the answers Here's what the main symptoms are:

Fatigue
Headaches
Lower Back pain
Nausea
Upper back/shoulder muscle Pain
Joint Pain
Muscle Pain
Bowel Issues
Digestive Issues
Muscle Weakness
Pins and Needles in Extremities
Panic Attacks
Anxiety
Night Sweats
Cold Feeling
Weight Loss
Low Blood Sugar
Brian "Fog"
Trouble Concentrating
Vertigo
Dental Issues
seasonal allergies
sinusitis
sensitive to sounds
blurred vision
heart palpitations
cracked fingernails
insomnia
tight muscles
depression
loss of appetite
loss of libido
pneumonia
ear pain
pressure in ear
dizzinesss
low blood pressure
Hypertensive
burning skin sensation
heartburn
thirst
chronic fatigue
Problems swallowing
Sever PMS
Sever monthly cycle
Weight gain/loss
sensitvity to light
Rash
Bloating
Gas
Irritability
Easily dehydrated
Hair loss
dry eyes
Fertilty Issues
Hope this helps!!!



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Wow, reading all this, for the first time in almost 3 years I have found someone who is going through the same things I am. Thanks for this group, you give me hope :)
My story
2010: I was put on bedrest in the spring, pregnant with twins that ended up being born very premature. I was bedrested 24/7 for 6 weeks, after that we spent all our time inside the hospital until autum with the twins. My health was surprisingly good despite all these things
2011: Late 2011 I started having a little nausea, always thinking I was going to be sick but that wasnt. Slowly it got worse
2012: I was very tired, at home with my twins, they where sick alot and needed a lot of care. I started working again in the fall and had than been having
-mild bone pain
-abdominal pain, felt like I had been hit in the stomach
-nausea
when I started working everything started to get worse.
2013:
-I was diagnosed with endometriosis
-started having flu symptoms very regulary
-bone pain
-cramps in fingers
-extremly fatigue
-trouble concentrating
-memory loss
-having hard time finding words
-always getting sick when having my period
-loss of appetite
-loss of libido
-lost 13kg over 9 months
-vision problems, loss of vision
-feeling being unwell
-sinusitis
-pneumonia
2014:In january I went to the ER, got MRI of my head, ENT tests which all came back normal and the final diagnosis was migraine. The things that got worse or where new this year are
-chronic headache
-brainfog
-unable to think and hold up conversation
-always feeling unwell
-started loosing time at work, only able to get to work 2-3 days at a week
-hip pain
-pain in legs that no pain medicine I have work one
-feeling like have no feeling under my feets
-vertigo
-dizzinesss
-lightheaded
-ear pain
-pressure in ear
-sinusitis
-pneumonia
-feeling really cold
-feeling really hot
-pressure in chin bones
-pressure in eyes
-feeling I have stone in my head, so heavy and nonfunctional
-felt like my brain was paralised and the function was just to keep me alive
-no energy
-could not take care of my twins or anything at home
-eye muscles in pain and very bad feeling in eyes, just want to lay down and close my eyes
-stopped working in april
-in may I got the diagnosis of having a burnout and got told to stop working for 2-3 months and recover
-week later, got my D-vitamin results 24nmol/l (10ng/ml)
-started taking 1000IU  and after very short time I started feeling better in my head
-august I upped my dosage to 4000IU and have a long way a head in recovery, my energy levels are extremly low, my head is much better but still a long only having one day at a time feeling almost good but limited because of low energy. I am a part of my family now, take care of my boys at some point, help with everything in the house as I can. I have starting having a good bodyfeeling for just a small time but always getting longer periods (started 0min but now sometimes hours)

I think my symptoms are mostly do to the D vitamin deficiency not the burnout but burnout might be a part of it. I work hard and push my limits all the time to keep on with my recovery. This is a rollercoster and I still get a bad periods that can last for weeks but slowly the good things are coming more frequent.

I am probably forgetten a lot of things and you can ask anything :)
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Hi all,
I am so glad I found this forum ... I'm feeling a little guilty as my symptoms are nowhere near as bad as so many of yours, and I appear to be reacting almost immediately to the D3.  But this just explains so much.  Over the past 3 years or so I have been feeling progressively more crappy - tired, listless, can't be bothered to get out of my own way, aches and pains, arthritis-type issues particularly in my fingers, put on quite a lot of weight without a obvious change in diet etc.  However, it has only been in the past three months that things have gotten pretty bad ... I have been so dizzy all the time, my right hand has been seizing up and really painful, my feet have have this kind of weird burn and inability to keep bending if I walk more than 100 metres or so and my mood has just been so low and flat - I really started to wonder if I was depressed and I'm one of the lucky people who have never had that problem ... anxiety and stress absolutely, but no depression.  I went to the doctor and she tested me for all different things, nothing showed up.  I went back and she retested for lots of other things.  The good news was that I didn't appear to have anything life threatening, the bad news was that she had no answers and I still felt like crap.  She had done lots of bloodwork as I have haemachromatosis (iron overload) and she said the only thing that showed was a deficiency in Vitamin D - I didn't ask her at the time about the readings as I didn't think there was much to it honestly.  Anyway, I suggested I get a little sun at which point she hit the roof - I had a melanoma a year ago lol - she prescribed the D3.  Now this kind of made a little sense to me as since the melanoma I had been being a bit cautious about being out in the sun ... so I went home and started taking the D3.  After about a week or so, I started to feel a little lightening in my mood over the next few days and just felt a little healthier generally.  At this point I didn't even think of the D3, as I had no idea of the symptoms of deficiency.  Then ... I forgot to take the tablet for 2 days ... and felt like crap!  It all came back, the low mood, my hand which I hadn't realised was feeling better started hurting again, my brain was all fuzzy again and I couldn't keep hold of a train of thought.  I came home and glanced at the tablets and thought oh yeah, I forgot ... then thought ... noooo, really????  I started taking two tablets instead of the original one.  I feel bloody terrific.  Obviously my levels could not have been that low and I guess the deficiency is only fairly recent, but the difference has been completely amazing.  I have been reading as much as I can on the subject and have been amazed at the percentages of people with the deficiency, even in countries like Australia where there is so much sunshine.  I am really hopeful that this lasts and will be going back to see my doctor to let her know and get my levels rechecked (and find out what the first one was).  But thank you everyone for your stories and information, it has really helped.  Meg
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Avatar universal
I was diagnosed 2 weeks ago... thank goodness for this thread... was reading through everyone's post, relating to 98% of what peoples symptoms are.  Haven't felt good for a couple of years, now I know why.   I went made a list from all the answers Here's what the main symptoms are:

Fatigue
Headaches
Lower Back pain
Nausea
Upper back/shoulder muscle Pain
Joint Pain
Muscle Pain
Bowel Issues
Digestive Issues
Muscle Weakness
Pins and Needles in Extremities
Panic Attacks
Anxiety
Night Sweats
Cold Feeling
Weight Loss
Low Blood Sugar
Brian "Fog"
Trouble Concentrating
Vertigo
Dental Issues
seasonal allergies
sinusitis
sensitive to sounds
blurred vision
heart palpitations
cracked fingernails
insomnia
tight muscles
depression
loss of appetite
loss of libido
pneumonia
ear pain
pressure in ear
dizzinesss
low blood pressure
Hypertensive
burning skin sensation
heartburn
thirst
chronic fatigue
Problems swallowing
Sever PMS
Sever monthly cycle
Weight gain/loss
sensitvity to light
Rash
Bloating
Gas
Irritability
Easily dehydrated
Hair loss
dry eyes
Fertilty Issues
Hope this helps!!!



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I've been suffering for more than 10 years, initially with fatigue, nausea and digestive issues. Around 7 years ago, I started having terrible abdominal muscle spasms that would only get better by stretching. Then 6 years ago, I had my first bout of vertigo and went to see every specialist: neurologist, orthopopedist, neurosurgeon, ENT, etc. Things got worse and I started to get dizzy everyday accompanied with neck and shoulder pain. Had neck/spine surgery in 2011 and didn't help much. Then, 2 years ago I started to have hip pain that was diagnosed to be coming from my spine. After epidural injection with no relief, I sort of gave up on trying to find a solution. Everyone thought I was suffering from depression, so was asked to see a psychologist. "Just don't focus on your pain and do things that you enjoy." Well, tried that and it didn't work. I thought I was losing my mind!

We moved from NJ to CA in June this year and my pain got worse in October. I started having weakness in my right hip muscles. The neurologist said it was coming from my lower back/spine. She ordered blood work and found out my vitamin D was at 10. She told me to take vitamin D supplements. Good thing I started researching online for answers. I'm taking 10,000 IUs a day. It's only been a week and the roller coaster ride is worse than the original symptoms I had. I'm only 47 and feel like I'm 90 years old!

My current symptoms:
dizziness
fatigue that doesn't help with sleep
nausea
depression
no appetite
constant headaches
jaw pain
neck pain
back pain
hip pain
leg pain
weakness
gait/limping issues

I now know why my symptoms are better in the summer because I'm in the sun more. Waiting to see a rheumatologist on Thursday to have more blood work done. Since we moved, I had to search for new doctors, which has been hard.
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I also want to let you know that I did't take any kind of medication during this Vitamin D treatment or before, even though the doctors wanted to prescribe me antidepressants for the pain, I refused to take them.
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Please DON'T GIVE UP! It took 6-7 months to really feel an improvement after taking high doses of vitamin D.I had a blood test every 2 months in order to see if my levels dropped under 50 ng /ml or went above 80 ng/ml ( I started at 16ng/ml). I took 6000 Ui in the beginning and then 4000 daily for maintanance.

I had pains all over my body and muscle twitching which gradually developed in 5 years. Now, after 9 months I am 75% better  and my vitamin D levels are constant at 70 ng/ml ( I even have a notebook were I wrote down my pain level daily and I noticed the gradual improvement). I take 4000 UI daily to maintain my Vitamin D levels. If I take 2000 UI daily my levels drop (-20 ng/ml) in only one month! We need a  high dosage to maintain the levels in the normal range and constant blood tests to see how we absorb this vitamin.
I even had vision changes (I saw colours with my eyes closed, visual snow and increased after images and floaters) and tinnitus and everything improved by 75 % (except the floaters which never go away), but dont forget: It took 7 months to really see great improvement and each month I am improving!
I felt like fainting and this symptom is gone,too. The pain was unbereable, I thought I was going to die and the doctors couldn't find anything! I had every test under the sun, even Lyme disease tests and nothing was found. And this miracle vitamin simply improved it all and I hope to be 100% one day. But 75 % is enough to lead a normal life. The pain is in the background and i barely notice it. now .
I DO believe that most cases of fibromyalgia are misdiagnosed and they are actually Vitamin D deficiency cases. I also had symptoms like muscle twitching, vibration sensation all over my body, burning and stinging sensation which are mostly gone. My nervous system was falling apart.My initial  VItamin D level  9 months ago was 16 ng/ml, so I can't say I had osteomalacia ( it wasn't low enough to cause damage to the bones). I think it is something that affects the nervous system rather than the bones and it isn't well understood by the medical community. I think Vitamin D directly affects the brain.
PLEASE DON"T GIVE UP! IT really takes 6-7 months to really feel better. If you give up, the Vitamin D levels drop really fast and you will never know that Vitamin D  deficiency was actually the real cause of your strange and horrible symptoms!
It really gave my life back. I wish  you all the best. Ioana

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I also found out I was deficient in Vitamin D. Some of the symptoms were chest pain/tightness (felt like i was having a heart attack), difficulty breathing correctly, headaches, dizziness, muscular and bone pains throughout. I was tested with a level of 14. After taking 10,000 iu per day for 6 weeks some of the pains have gone away. I was retested last week and my levels are at 80 which is considered optimal. Now I am worrying that I may have something else bothering me since I am not 100% yet. Ive seen so many specialists and I am at my wits end with this. Nuerologist next week for headaches/dizziness and Gastro to see if my pains are related to that. I am currently reducing my intake to 5,000iu as my doctor said that the headaches and diziness may be attributed to taking so much vitamin D. Still working on figuring out why I am still getting chest pains but I am thankful it is not as bad as it used to be.
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Hmm I don't think I was getting a sick feeling from Barrets but there was pain in the stomach and burning in the esophagus. I quit taking antacids because I was getting lots of side effects. Now I use more natural remedies like herbs etc. I do a blood work every 3 months and my b12 levels seem to be alright as well as everything else. Yes, D3 is a prescription medication in Austria. I have to say I'm really really happy that there is a very good public health care here because if I had to pay for all those tests that I've done in the past couple of years, it would have cost me at least 10 000€.
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Did you ever get heartburn, or "sick feeling in your stomach" before diagnosis fo barrets. ANTACIDS will lower your vit deficiencies as well, especially b12, since it needs intrinsic factor in the stomach to absorb, have you been checked for other vit deficiencies? D3 has been proven for a while to be the natural form of vitamin d. So continue taking that. IS D3  a prescription in your country? in the USA its as common as candy, though expensive candy. but amazon will mitigate the costs.
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Oh yeah and I forgot to mention that I also got my eyes checked multiple times and all the results were fine.
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12351670 tn?1424808207
OK guys so after reading dozens of your stories I decided to finally post mine.

So my ''adventure'' with Vitamin D deficiency started in 2007 when I was 19. That's when I first started getting symptoms. First thing I noticed was nerve pain in both of my elbows. I didn't make much of it because I was lifting weights at the time so I was convinced that it must be from the workout and I just over trained myself.

Even though I stopped working out, my hands were getting worse. The nerve pain in elbows was followed by severe muscle pain in forearms and numbness in both hands at night. About a month later I started feeling slightly better and some of the pain seemed to gone away. But I had to stop working out because every time I did, the symptoms would come back.

I went to 3 different orthopedists in the meantime and they all told me that it's probably from lifting weights and should go away.

About a year later I started noticing that my symptoms were getting a lot worse when I didn't get a lot of sleep. Plus I started getting anxiety attacks.

Then in 2011 things started to get really really bad. New symptoms I started experiencing were:

- nerve pain in my feet
- pain in the legs
- muscle weakness in both arms and legs
- eye pain, especially when looking to the left or right
- light and dark circles flashing in the corners of both eyes when looking left or right
- vision problems (vision in my right eye has decreased about 25%)
- blurry vision and eye focusing problems. Especially when scrolling down webpages or watching films where the camera moves around fast. It's like the eyes can't track fast moving objects on the screen anymore and everything becomes blurry.
- image starts to shiver a little bit and I see ''stars'' when focusing on a particular object for too long
- pain in the back of my head
- mouth and eyelid twitching
- anxiety, depression
- burning skin sensation in random places
- constant tiredness
- problems falling asleep
- heart palpitations
- joint pain
- back and neck pain
- electrical type sensation on my back

So I started panicking A LOT and immediately went to the best neurological clinic in town. I had about 5 different blood tests done, 3 MRI scans from head to toe. Plus about 4 different muscle and nerves test. Of course in none of the blood tests my Vitamin D levels have been checked.. So after all this, they said they found nothing and told me that I was healthy as a horse and the symptoms might be depression related which I didn't believe at all and it really pissed me off.
So I was totally desperate and decided to talk to my GP as to what to do next and miraculously he had a theory that it might be Vitamin D deficiency. He ordered a blood test, and BOOM! There it was! My level was 14.

He prescribed Oleovit D3, 40 drops once a week after a meal (I have no idea how many units is that) Of course after the diagnosis I started exposing myself to sun a lot more often and after about couple of weeks I started to feel better. About a year later I got my level up to 44 and most of my symptoms except for the light flashing in the corners of my eyes have disappeared and I even started working out again.

And then in 2013 I was diagnosed with Barrett's esophagus which requires you to take anti acids. Little did I know, anti acids weaken body's ability to absorb Vitamin D and you have to take twice as much so 3 months later all of my symptoms started coming back. It took me another 3 months to connect the dots and find out the correlation. So I upped my dosage and now I'm kinda starting from scratch again.. My current level is 35
If I had to make a pick I'd say the vision problems annoy me the most right now but since I know the cause I'm trying to stay positive and be patient. It is hard though.
I'm hoping to get a lot of sun exposure this summer because the last one was pretty bad.

Also I want to point out to all of you who take D2 that in Europe they don't prescribe that anymore as it's proven to be not nearly as effective as D3. So I would really recommend you switch to D3.

I want to thank all of you guys for sharing your stories and symptoms and I'm really really glad I found this post.

I wish you all the best and I will definitely post a recovery story once this nightmare is totally over.

Stay strong!


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I know this is a weird thing to say but, I am so glad I came across this thread and saw everyone's symptoms. Just knowing that there are people out there who have gone through this and starting to come out the other side brings me so much hope. I am on 20,000IU and my level in the American units is 9 I believe (23 in the UK, I believe you divide by 2.5?) Trying to list my symptoms....

No concentration.
Constant fatigue no matter how much I sleep.
Losing eyesight focus.
Lose stools.
Constant fogginess.
Forgetting words or names of people that I know. Such as a Nephew and feeling confused why I could not bring it to mind.
Anxiety, fear it was a heart attack.
Chest pains.
Back Pains.
Arm pains.
Hip Pains.
Feet Pains.
Wrist pains.
Numb arms and face.
Hypertensive.
Muscle weakness (not feeling like I would make it to the top of the stairs).
Night swets.
Heart palpitations.

I felt like I was on my way out. I was constantly fearing I had something and the doctors were not finding it and this was going to kill me. This made the anxiety worse as my wife became pregnant with her first child.

I have had mild forms of these symptoms about ten years ago for a winter but, it got better. This time round it started 3 years ago and has just got worse. I maybe should have spotted the signs as I started to feel ok in the middle of summer.

Even though it has only been 1 1/2 weeks since takings the supplements the fogginess has eased a little and some of the symptoms are calming down. Say by 10% the pains have been much more painful although only lasting in shorter bursts. The anxiety is still there even though I know it is not the heart as I have been tested. Loads of other tests such as MRI have been done.

The thing that really annoys me is due to the chest pains I ended up in A&E were they took blood tests and I want to find out if this showed Vit D issues as this was 10 months ago and I could be much further along the road to recovery. Although to be far I do not think they were testing Vitamin levels as they were suspecting heart attack (This came back as fine).

I hope everyone starts to feel better soon and wish you all well.


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forgot a symptom
-very low blood pressure 84/54 sometimes lower
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Hello
Thanks so much for updating the site on your progress.  It is good to hear you have felt some impact after a month.  Reassuring to know. All the best for your continued recovery.

How much magnesium did you take?

I was diagnosed on Monday 10th Nov,  my level is no where near as low as yours (24) but all our bodies are different and react differently to low Vit D.  I have neurological problems which are very worrying, numbness and stiffness in hands and feet, bone pain all over, fatigue and sweats.  

I also had tremors, concentration problems and headaches, low mood too.  However these have improved after B12 for last month.  
I am now taking 2000IU D3 and Chelated Magnesium 2-300mg.  

Thanks for your input.  It would be good to know if I'm taking enough Magnesium and what sort is best . Every good wish your your recovery.

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I'm a 43 year old healthy male. In April I had a respiratory illness and was over prescribed the steroid prednisone. I believe this contributed to my already low vitamin D levels. I had no idea at the time what was happening to me, and felt as if I were losing my mind. It wasn't until last month Oct. 2014, I was diagnosed with vitamin D deficiency (level was a 12). Ive been prescribed 5000 units of D3. I'm also taking a  good magnesium supplement called Natural Calm. After only one month I'm starting to feel a little better, and I'm so grateful because my symptoms are no joke:

Hypnic jerk in throat & involuntary swallowing, I felt like I had to swallow constantly this was scarey because I couldn't even find the correct words to describe it for so long, and because of the swallowing I was spitting nonstop. I'm still struggling with some of the swallowing, but it isn't nearly as bad as it's been.

very high anxiety
sudden panic attacks
depression
feeling as if something was crawling in my skin

burning sensations on my skin at different times ( I had this for years and I'm guessing this is also associated with VDD)

very bad migraines
bad concentration
night sweats
one of my hands gets very cold, and one hand remains warm

My life was falling apart I'm beginning to slowly recover. I have another appointment with my Doctor next month to check my levels and see what is going on. I'm so grateful for the clarity I've received here. It's really helping me to understand how serious this deficiency is. My heart goes out to you all.
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4400123 tn?1354003449
I know you asked this question a long time ago and answering it may help someone else. Yes the light-headedness goes away. It will also be one of the first symptoms to return if your d levels drop again. I always get light-headed and my nausea returns when they start to drop again.
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I have a friend his level is 9ng but he feels fine and he just complain about pain what I think all we have anxiety and depression problem ?
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I have a friend his level is 9ng but he feels fine and he just complain about pain what I think all we have anxiety and depression problem ?
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So I have recently been diagnosed with Vitamin d deficiency of 15. I have been light headed for 3 yrs and have been to every doctor in town. My wife is ready to throw me out the window but I don’t blame her. They all think I have anxiety and I just started taking a pill for that which does not make me happy and all it does is make me sleepy. I will start taking liquid D3 on Fri. My Neurologist told me to take 2000MG and did not think much of my numbers. He also said he did not think this was my issue and gave me a pill. My symptoms.
Light headed ( I feel like I had a few drinks)
Vision gets a little blurry ( been to the eye doctor already)
Some Ear pain but better now. I was told I had an inner ear issue but they were wrong.
Joints hurt, but I'm thinking it's Arthritis
Teeth hurt - went to an Oral surgeon and he said it was TMJ which seems mostly better now.

My big questions........... Did anybody who had a vitamin D deficiency who started taking a high dose of D3 feel better as far as the light headedness? How long did it take? The light headiness is my biggest issue
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After a year and a half I am still battling this and have a hard time keeping my levels up. I will feel like I'm doing great then the motion sickness starts and thing spiral back to were I was before. I now know it's my d levels again and boost my daily's back up. I am having to stay at 6000 units of d3  a day and using magnesium oil foot baths 3 times a week. (I can't take internal mag. it runs right through me)

*I wanted to add to the symptoms list of inflammation everywhere in my body. There isn''t a place on me that isn't swollen and inflamed. I even developed a lot of allergies to stuff that I was never allergic to before.
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My skin has done the same thing. I am 39 and have always looked way younger than my peers. I always got carded at bars. After this last year and a half of bringing my d levels back up my skin just looks terrible (aka old) and I now have lots of white hairs. I started doing bi-weekly home spa treatments I've found on pinterest to help each problem. It's working just slowly.
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Hi everyone,
just wanted to share my symptoms as well, to understand better if all of this is originally due to VDD (my level was 14 ng) and may be help to some of you to understand better what is going on. Before this issues I was very healthy person, careful with my nutrition and doing sports:

Emotional and cognitive:
-severe insomnia,
-anxiety and fear
- bad memory and concentration
- feeling out of it all

Heart
-pains and palpitaions
- hot sweat in the night


Arms and legs:
- strange red sores on the skin
- shacky+ internal tremor

Head:
- had an impression of a very high pression, always red cheeks and nose, and the skin on the face was constantly red and irritated at the point that it hurted me to touch to my face!
- Burning nerves on the face and the neck
- loosy muscles on the face (I realised it when I saw myself in a mirror, while I was bowed forward), looked like I was 90, although I am only 27.
- feeling too hot all the time


Bowel issues

Neck:
tight muscles, an impression that there was something stuck in the throat,
strange sensation in the thyroid zone;

Bones:
- Back pain
-other bones pain
MRI of the back showed
- arthritis in the lowerback (it was strange because only 6months earlier, there was no such a problem on the x-rays)
- denenerative processes all the long of the spine
Densitometer showed that I had only 60 per cent of the normal bone density on the arm bone -> ostheoporosis (I am 27!)


I was to see amounts of doctors, they rechecked my thyroid 2 times and everything was ok, they said it was psychological issues. Then they discovered I was VDD, but didnt want to accept all these issues could be linked to Vit D. And even if I had only 14 ng, they didnt want to give me a treatement for this at first, saying it can be toxic and there is no reason that it is not MY normal Vit D level; Eventually I found an endocrino who gave me a treatment.

After 8  weeks of 50 000 IU weekly I started to feel better, insomnia has gone, skin sores have gone in first weeks, and my face started to be less red, the skin irritated; After my Vit D was at level of 55ng, I started a lower dose (1000 IU a day), and very quickly, in only 1 month without treatment, started to feel bad again. Rechecked my level, it was 21 ng!!! At the same time they found that this time I had Thyroid issues, Hachimoto, but the thyroid is still able to produce the right amount of hormones, apprently...
Now I am at the end of my second VitD cure, my level is back to around 55ng, and I feel okay,but now feel my thyroid being unhappy, and my cheeks are slightly red and loosy, and my skin looks much older than before.. and my endocrino says it cant be due to VDD
euh. I am still very emotional, but now I think it s due to the fact that I am done with having been not healthy for all this time.

Good Luck to all of you.





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Hey everyone! Not to many posting in this group much. But last week I went to the docs and my level was at 15.

My symptoms all started arounf my period!    

Heart flutters
Nausea ( morning is the worst)
No appitate ( hard for me to eat)
Very tired
Pins and Needles ( on and off through out the day)
Headaches


I seem to feel better towards the end of the night for some reason.

Iv only been on the suppliment d3 2000ui since tuesday. and Im thinking thats not enough. I go thursday to see her again. Maybe she will give my a higher dose. ?!    I know it takes away to get better but I really feel like crap. Iv never felt like this in my life!
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PrEP is used by people with high risk to prevent HIV infection.
Can I get HIV from surfaces, like toilet seats?