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Also known as Beriberi, Exercise Advice, Folate Deficiency, Food Intolerance, Lactose Intolerance, Mediterranean Diet, Nutrition, Osteomalacia, Pellagra, Rickets, Vitamin Deficiency, Zinc Deficiency

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  • Inflammatory Diet Enhances Colorectal Cancer

     A recent study has suggested that the inflammatory diet might increase a risk of colorectal cancer in a person. The study reveals that people who got their diet high in the foods considered to increase the inflammation levels in their bodies were having more chances to get colorectal...

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  • had beef liver for diner- had more energy!

    Just got back from a bike ride and my pulse was only 98. it was higher earlier, and i was not getting any real exercise. Had beef liver 1st time in 20 years, before the ride. I was not planning a ride as i'm always too tired after dinner. This time i felt great! Cooked it in leftover corned beef...

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  • Vitamin D deficiency

    I've been unwell for on and off now for almost a year. I remember phoning off sick a couple of times before feeling tired and 'achy'. I thought I was just being lazy and this was psychosomatic. Then I started getting really ill when I developed a sudden onset of neck/shoulder pain which is...

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  • Pain in chest. Diagnosed with Vitamin D level as 15ng/ml.

    Hi All, I am a 24 year old male and since 2 months I am having chest pain especially in left side of chest and sometimes in right side too. The pain usually come and go. Sometimes it persists for a longer time. My doctor had me diagnosed for Vitamin D and the level is 15ng/ml. Is this level deficient?...

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  • Vitamin D Deficiency and too much Multivitamins?

    Hi everyone, As some of you know I have low vitamin D. I been treating it with D3 since joining this group. For about a month I’ve been taking multivitamins as well. I did have someone say don’t take them you are getting too much b12 and stuff you don’t need. My dr wouldn’t redo my blood work so I found...

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  • Advice for vitamin d deficiency

    Hi everyone, I'm looking for advice on how to safely raise my vitamin d. Four months ago it was tested at 19. Dr. told me to take 5,000iu d3 every day, which I have been doing. To my surprise yesterday I tested again at 25.6, still not high enough. So the dr. prescribed me 50,000 iu of d2 to take...

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  • Vitamin D deficiency success stories

    I am in the midst of this deficiency trying to recover from the horrible symptoms that it can cause. I want to hear from people who have overcome this deficiency and how they did it. If there was adverse affects of long term use of vitamin d supplements. How long did it take to make a full recovery...

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  • Wiped out after antibiotics

    I've just taken a course of antibiotics and my body is now feeling totally wiped out. Apart from live yoghurt what would be the best things to eat to replenish my energy levels. I feel like my body is craving something but am not sure what.

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  • Vitamin D Deficiency Just Found Out

    Hi Guys, I have been in pain for a while especially my shoulder blades, Knees,wrists,back, ankles and neck. Its mainly my joints like a sore burning achy feeling. when I have a shower water sprayed onto these areas feel relief but also sore and tender. I have had a bone scan all ok. My bloods came back...

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  • Vitamin D supplements

    Hello, Please does anyone know how long is the half life of vitamin D 10,000 iu supplements? How long does it stay in your system (body). Thanks, Lola

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  • Rickets – Types

    Rickets – Types, Symptoms, Causes, Prevention and Treatment Types of Rickets: Basically, rickets are of three types: 1. Nutritional Rickets: It causes due to inappropriate intake of dietary vitamin D, phosphorus or calcium, or insufficient exposure to sunlight. Vitamin D deficiency is not so common...

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  • Vitamin D deficiency. My whole body aches, what can I do?

    I went to the doctor for muscle pain in neck, upper back, kidney area, buttocks, and thighs...basically all over and had blood work done. My vitamin D is 10 (extremely low), CPR is elevated, 10.2 and CPK is 142. Is there a link between Vitamin D deficiency and inflammation? I'm in so much pain everyday....

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  • Advice on when to take vitamins....

    After a recent accident resulting in a severely broken ankle I was advised by my chiropractor to take Magnesium, Vitamin D3 and also Omega3 Fish Oil to aid my recovery. I’ve purchased Omega3 1200mg Active EPA/DHA 360mg, Magnesium 250mg and Vitamin D3 25ug. I currently take the tablets/capsules at the...

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  • HOW LONG DID IT TAKE YOU TO CORRECT YOUR VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY

    Ok everyone. I want to know how long it took to correct your vitamin D. What you took and what were your symptoms. When they did your symptoms start to get better? What was the worst part of it for you? I have already done a pot about mine. I am looking for some hope that I will soon be over this nightmare!...

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  • VItamin D or MS ?

    Hi I have all symptoms along with blurred vision loss off hearing off balance heart burn I have had medication which has finished and need another blood test as i was vitamin D was low still feel crap I wanted to know how can you tell the 2 apart as MS sufferers are known to have low vitaim D

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  • Vitamin d v low

    Fir around oneyear  now felt so illvery bad depression and i describeable tiredness go towork7.30 till 330 straight on settee when home  until i found out vit d v low now on meds its crazy i feelso dufferent  is it psychological i thought i was dying falling asleep at work please any opinions...

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  • Daily Exercise routine for someone with CF who works full time

    I read through your articles and suggestions about exercise and wondered if you had any ideas for someone with Cystic Fibrosis who is reasonably well, has a good healthy appetite, almost vegetarian, unusual for someone with CF. Works in London full time sitting at a desk  with little time to have...

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  • Vit D deficient, feeling awful, support needed please

    I was diagnosed vitamin d deficient (15) 2 weeks ago and was prescribed  a week of 20000u a day then one a week.  I feel absolutely awful and can’t imagine ever feeling better. I am exhausted, my legs and sometimes arms feel weak and if I do anything other than the bare minimum have to lie...

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  • Vitamin D Deficiency -anyone ever get better??

    I am 35 and had dizziness, headaches, head pressure, neck pain, hair thinning, fast heat rate and high bp at times, tingling in legs, fatigue, anxiety and more. I was diagnosed with low vitamin d my level was 18.1 I have been taking 50,000 iu weekly of vitamin D 2 and a week ago I started a multivitamin...

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  • Vitamin D deficiency. Help !

    Hello everyone.  On Xmas eve 2017 I had felt sweaty and pins and needles on my arms and legs. I had a panic attack as I didn’t know what was happening. The next day I went into a&e but as it was Xmas day there was only a GP and he put it down to anxiety. At that point I thought it could be true...

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  • Fecal body odor, I'm desperate for answers, please help

    I have developed an intolerance to any type of carbs or sugars. Alcohol and sweets seem to be the worst triggers, especially alcohol. The intolerance seemed to have come immediately after i had a rough period in life and was drinking heavily for about a year. I will also develop an itchy rash all over...

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  • Exercise

    Hi does anyone know where I can go other than the MK hospital for hydrotherapy as I want to learn the excercises so that I can do them in my local community pool.

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  • Recently diagnosed with Vitamin D deficiency

    Hi I have recently been diagnosed with vitamin D deficiency after years of pain and tiredness. I have quite a long history but have had surgery twice on my right foot. The first time was a straght forward bunion op and the second one I am now wondering if was caused by Vit D Deficiency as I was in so...

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  • Vitamin b6 toxicity

    After having symptoms of fatigue, weakness, numbness in hands, heavy legs, brain fog, lack of concentration, lightheaded and muscle weakness for 9 months with no answers. A doctor had some sense to test my b6 after describing my symptoms to her. My level was at 47 (3-30) from only taking a multivitamin...

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  • Nutrition for anxiety

    I’ve been experiencing high levels of anxiety and I am on 150mg sertraline for it. It has helped a bit but I’m unwilling to go any higher due to the side effects. I eventually want to be medication free and I am currently trying to improve my diet to improve my mental state. I’ve been gluten and sugar...

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  • Craving something sweet

    I'm worried, I'm always wanting something sweet. I eat a good diet really but go through times when I'm craving something sweet constantly and generally hungry. Arghh!! I've had a couple of months when it went and I was ok but it's back again. Any suggestions please? I'm 57...

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  • Ongoing Mystery Symptoms - Looking for Thoughts From Others.

    Hi everyone! I am a 23 year old female who began experiencing some challenging symptoms in August of 2017, and after looking through many of the posts on this site in an attempt to put some of the pieces together, I figured it could not hurt to go ahead and write my own post to see if any of you all...

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  • My 566lb life

    Hey everyone so I thought my anti depressent gave me some horrible side effects which is part of the black box lable . Anyways I've gotten a little better . But I was on a keto diet and did it the worst way. Didn't really drink enough water and ate mostly bacon and beef and eggs with no nuutrition...

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  • Fibromyalgia and food

    im really interested in this as , for me, my fibro is worse if I eat too much sweets, carbs, wheat , etc. Anyone else ? 

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  • Side Effects from Omega 3 supplements?

    About 3 weeks ago I started to take one capsule of Seven Seas Simply Timeless Cod Liver Oil Capsule. Two weeks ago I also started to take a Vitamin D Supplement once a day. About a week ago I started having the following symptoms, Diarrhea, nausea, fatigue, headache, loss of appetite but I think this...

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  • Lack of serotonin?

    So after a bunch of studying I think I found my soloution. Doing the keto diet was great but at the same time for me wrong. Loosing 58 lbs without excersise or no nutrition or limited water prob wasn't the best root to go. sooo think this is why I've been having these unwanted thoughts in my...

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