Re: [IPk] Re: Vit D Deficiency
Surprising what they eventually find isnt it?
This must be what is meant by sub-clinical!
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On 10 Dec 2013, at 07:52, Belinda Washington <email @ redacted>
> That sounds awful Christine!
> I was not tested by my GP, by St. Mary's Paddington, nor by King's.
> My maternal grandmother has osteoporosis & my mother has hypothyroidism & my
> sister is coeliac. I told all of them that my cousin made me tip my head back
> said there was something wrong with my thyroid.
> I got to Chelsea & Westminster & said "nobody listens to me but...", was
> to tip my head back again & was sent for bloods & an ultrasound (done within
> I have thyroid antibodies, Graves' disease, normal thyroid function, but I
> low calcium & vitamin D levels. I'm on supplements now.
> On 10 Dec 2013, at 05:54, Christine Bousfield <email @ redacted> wrote:
>> Hi ingrid
>> I was diagnosed a while ago with low vit d and take supplements etc I have a
>> lot of muscle weakness and clumsiness in my legs still, diagnosed as
>> neuropathy.what level is ideal for vit d, do you know?
>> There seem s to be controversyover this
>> Ps I have numerous other complications as a result of 41 years' type 1
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>> On 10 Dec 2013, at 02:58, Ingrid Glass <email @ redacted> wrote:
>>> Hi Hannah,
>>> I have general muscle weakness and was noticing worsening tremors in my
>>> particularly after I took up yoga again a few years' ago, and kept asking
>>> GP about it. Once I'd mentioned it to my diabetes consultant, she got me
>>> tested for vit D deficiency & it was discovered I had extremely low levels.
>>> was put on a very high dose liquid form for a few weeks followed by high
>>> tabs for maintenance. Over these last 2-3 years we've settled on 20,000
>>> per week just to keep my levels within the normal range.
>>> Alas my symptoms did not improve after vit D levels back to normal and I
>>> sent to the Neurological Hosp in the end for tests and a diagnosis (of
>>> Orthostatic Tremor which may or may not get worse). I do feel embarrassed
>>> yoga when my legs shake uncontrollably in certain postures but at least it
>>> wasn't MS or Motor Neurone or....
>>> I so hope you notice improvement from the vit D and it isn't anything more
>>> than that.
>>> Date: Mon, 9 Dec 2013 15:49:13 +0000
>>> From: hansicle <email @ redacted>
>>> Subject: [IPk] Vit D deficiency
>>> Hi all hope everyone is well.
>>> Im some 6 months post partum and im still not feeling great weakness,
>>> pins and needles, muscle pain and near constant dizziness. Was hoping it
>>> getting over my awful birth but the symptoms havent gone anywhere.B
>>> Anyway the hosp have taken it fairly seriously my bloods have come back
>>> extremely deficient in vit D.
>>> Jus wondered anyone else had this? B I have to go to docs tonight for an
>>> injection then prescription supplements. Am hoping this is the cause of my
>>> symptoms as I have been rather concerned its something serious. The hosp
>>> also referred me for an adrenlin test and to the neurological dept for
>>> tests will b asking abt those B In a while.
>>> Slightly annoyed as apparently all pregnant and breastfeeding are now
>>> to take a vit D supplement but I have never been advised of this.
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