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Old 01-09-2018, 03:24 PM   #16
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You should start taking 5000 iu of Vitamin D3 daily and also get your thyroid checked

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Dear HangingByThread

Mayo has info on ways to increase your own vitamin D level.
https://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements-vitamin-d/art-20363792

I suggest that you try the natural means of getting D. It is way less expensive. You also may do some research to learn what you possibly may be doing to deplete vitamin D. I personally always try to avoid involving doctors and drugs as much as is safely possible.

Also, even if you do increase the vit. D level you may discover there are other imbalances in your body as talking D is not a fix all.

This is just part of aging and life. It is very healthy to learn to relax. Figure out what you can and do the best you can. That's all we can do.
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Old 01-10-2018, 02:14 AM   #18
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Re: Does anyone have feedback if these symptoms

HBT- Yes, you may need vitamin D replacement but my suggestion would be to only supplement with the guidance of your doctor until you get this all sorted out. I actually had a lower Vit D level than you at one time but my Calcium levels were totally normal. Call your doctor for dose guidance first and please make that endocrinology consult.

Vit D is a fat soluble vitamin. Like the other fat soluble vitamins it is stored in the body so overdose is possible. High dose replacement should be monitored with periodic rechecks of Vit D levels.

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Update... Probably has nothing to do with anything I mentioned above, but I've recently had a kidney stone and at the age of twenty-eight, I've had double-digit kidney stones now. I have a Urology appointment today about my latest stone. Now that the stone pain is wearing off I'm obviously still afflicted with these issues...But I may mention my recent weight loss and serum calcium to level to the Urologist as that may be useful. Can't catch a break lately :/...

Edit: Also I called the doctor as suggested and she said to start D 3 supplement 2000 mg's a day. I am also in the process of exploring causes of vitamin D deficiency. Thanks so much for the feedback and help everyone.

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start drinking lemonaide, it has been proven to ward off kidney stones

 
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Re: Does anyone have feedback if these symptoms

Yes, absolutely mention the elevated calcium levels. This is relevant and can be the cause of the kidney stones. High calcium can affect (and be affected by) the kidneys in other ways. I'm sure your urologist would be interested.

Good luck and please let us know how you make out.

ETA-bring a copy of your labs if you can if the urologist doesn't already have access to them.

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