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Dietary, Nutrition and Exercise Advice

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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  • Question about caffeine addiction

    Hello! When I was younger all I drank was iced tea and a can or bottle of soda once a day. Not a whole lot when it came to caffeine. Then I discovered coffee and got into that until Mother Nature decided to be a cruel mistress and give me an allergy to it. 1 cup and it's very likely I'll get...

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  • Eating under 1000 calories a day

    What are some of the effects eating less than 1000 calories per day be on someone who is around 5 feet 4 inches and weighs around 130 pounds. If I'm lucky I can get around 900 calories a day, but it's usually 200 to 500 calories a day. I'm not trying to lose weight. We just can't afford...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • A few Food Intolerance questions I need help with please

    Hello All I've been newly diagnosed with food intolerances, and still trying to work out which foods cause me issues. I have a few questions regarding food intolerances that I am hoping some of you kind peeps can answer for me. I'm pretty sure I have a number of food intolerances, one being cow's...

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  • Can vitamin D deficiency really do this?

    Hi everyone, I wanted to hear from all vitamin D deficients out there. I have been ill sincd August 2017 and noticed that my symptoms were only getting worse. Before getting noticeably ill, a blood test that I did back in March 2017 found that I am vitamin D deficient with a score of 13ng/ml. At the...

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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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  • Vitamin b6 toxicity

    Hi does anyone no how to reduce b6 levels in the body apart from stopping supplementation my levels are toxic I have small fibre neuropathy heart palps dizziness fatigue etc, anyone with any knowledge on this subject would be greatly appreciated 

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  • Does not eating the right foods cause you to feel sick?

    I feel sick constantly ... I always have horrible tastes in my mouth food makes me feel sicker and I absolutely hate it... I suffer from constipation a lot and always get pains in my stomach and feel so naousous :'( it's horrible Due to suspected ibs and a phobia of food/being sick my diet co...

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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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  • Vitamin d

    Can anyone help I've just had a blood test due to lots of pains in my joint. My results came back that my vitamin d is low and I was told I've to av 20 000 tablet twice a week for eight weeks then I need 1000 per day how low do u think my vitamin d is?

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  • Vitamin d deficiency

    Hi I’ve been told I have low vitamin d and been given 20000iu to take every day for 7 days and once every week after the 7 days is this a high dose as I’m abit scared also I take fluoxetine.

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  • vitamin d deficiency

    Hi I have been having pain in my ribs and arms and shoulders for 4 months I don't seem to be getting anywhere with doctors I do have vitamin d deficiency and was Just wondering if it's anything to do with that doctors won't give straight answer please help

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  • Vitamin D Deficiency Symptoms

    My Vit D level was 42.2 and I am about to take my 2nd Vit D3 20000 tablet,but the dizziness I am experiencing is really bad,a lot things point to a B12 deficiency when dizziness is involved but my levels were ok when tested at 450. Can the dizziness be from the Vitamin D deficiency? Would love some reassurance...

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  • Why My Pee Doesn't Turn Yellow?

    Hi, I just wanna know your insights about taking multivitamins. As far as I know and also what happened to me a long time ago that whenever I take vitamins my pee becomes bright yellow more likely a neon color. I know that it's normal to have that kind of pee after taking multivitamins. Because of...

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    Lactose intolerant constipation?

    So i have intestine/stomach problems and practically everything has been ruled out... I know a MAIN/COMMON symptom of lactose intolerance is diarrhea..which I dont have. Could it infact be Lactose intolerant-constipation????

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  • Lactose intolerance

    i,ve been suffering with excess belching for a few years.i tried digestive enzymes with betaine HCL. These work great for about a year then stopped working. I found that drinking water triggered a belching fit that could last for hours. The doctor proscribed pantoprozal which seamed to help but caused...

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  • Weird internal tremors/heart racing and constipation

    I've been having weird shaking feelings in my chest, intestines/lower abdominal area, and - oddly enough - my left calf area for the last two weeks. No pain though. I had one sip of beer the other day and it set off a tidal wave of symptoms almost instantaneously - a strong pulsating heart, extreme...

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  • Vitamin D side effects

    Can vitamin d cause side effects? I was feeling a little better levels came from 18.11 to 45.58. Then started feeling worse. I just started magnesium glycinate I can only take 200 mg at the moment cause it upsets my stomach if I take more. But I didn’t take a vitamin d yesterday and felt ok. When I took...

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  • Do my symptoms match up with vitamin D deficiency symptoms?

    For about a year and a half now, I've been feeling pain in my limbs, and it's been getting worse with time. I've spent the past year and a half seeing different doctors, and have been getting absolutely no results. X-rays, ultrasounds, nerve tests, and MRI's show little or nothing wrong....

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  • Feel worse before better????

    Hello. I started out with a level of 18.11 3 months ago. For a month and a half I took d2 weekly before I found this forum and the Facebook groups. I’ve been taking D3 daily for 6-7 weeks now and I was starting to feel better. Some of the symptoms went away but now it feel like I’m getting worse. My...

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  • Helpp!

    Since November I have felt so ill anxiety panic attacks every hour in and out of emergency I passed out I’ve felt fatigued and have had depersonalization and derealization got a cat scan everything was good got blood work everything was good except my iron and vitamin d were low any one else pls help...

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  • Please help me

    My mind is not working for 2 years and no thoughts come in my mind. I have feeling empty mind and i am not able to talk other person because no thoughts come in my mind what should i do?

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  • Vitamin D3 - seems to be making me worse!! Hip/joint pain

    Hi all, I've had numerous problems with fatigue over recent years plus two bouts of thyroid cancer, but I never really had the any pains to go with it, until early last year when I started to notice intermittent pain in my right hip. As 2017 went on, the pain in my right hip seemed to get more...

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  • Pls help me

    Since November I have felt so ill anxiety panic attacks every hour in and out of emergency I passed out I’ve felt fatigued and have had depersonalization and derealization got a cat scan everything was good got blood work everything was good except my iron and vitamin d were low any one else pls help...

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  • Vitamin d deficiency

    After weeks of chronic thigh muscle pain, neck ache,dizziness,anxiety, feeling exhausted my bloods have come back that my vitamin d level is low. I have been prescribed Colecalciferol 20000 to be taken once a week for 6 weeks and then go back for a repeat blood test. I am 44 and normally fit and well....

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