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VDR Bsm +/+ Vitamin D toxicity

Discussion in 'Genetic Testing and SNPs' started by Karen O'Shea, Jul 4, 2013.

  1. Karen O'Shea

    Karen O'Shea

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    I am Homozygous for VDR Bsm my vitamin D is 24 ng/ml (April 2013) was 13.4 at lowest. I recently restarted vitamin D supplements 5000 iu daily but am having strange symptoms start again. I am not sure if it is because I haven't had any B12 recently and that is low also.
    I am nauseous, lost weight again, feel achy, joint pains, slight tremor, slight restless legs need to stretch a lot. Could this be anything to do with my VDR Bsm +/+ maybe it makes me unable to process vitamin D.
    I don't understand what it means exactly can any help to explain it to me please?
     
  2. Valentijn

    Valentijn Activity Level: 3

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    The results for VDR Bsm are given backwards, and would be identical to your VDR Taq results if shown properly. So that result doesn't suggest any vitamin D issues itself.
     
  3. Karen O'Shea

    Karen O'Shea

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    Just googled this and found links with hashimoto's patients of which I am not being able to process vitamin D.
     
  4. Sporty

    Sporty Senior Member

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    Hi, did you find out the reason for your symptoms?
     
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    brenda Senior Member

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    Karen have you a link?
     
  6. Karen O'Shea

    Karen O'Shea

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    Sorry no I don't but I know I have read this recently again. I just cant tolerate Vit D, maybe the dose is too high for me.

    Still on a journey looking for the cause of my problems. I know I have adrenal fatigue proven on saliva stress testing but cannot pin point the cause of this. I am seeing someone soon regarding a test for SIBO which has been suggested as a cause on a forum.
     
  7. PennyIA

    PennyIA Senior Member

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    Can I ask what form of Vitamin D you are taking? I've been as low as 4 in my Vit D testing... and taking pills took FOREVER to get any kind of improvement. And the improvement was only in my testing - no symptom improvement. I noticed a big difference when I switched over to vit d drops which are more absorbable.
     

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