FMS and low vitamin D

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Cheryq03

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When I was diagnosed'd 12 years ago nobody said my vitamin D levels were low. now when I have annual blood draw D is very low. To take what doctor wants me to it eventually makes me sick and IBS flares. Has anyone noticed this or knows about research. It like a catch 22.
 

trish33

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I'm not sure about the research but I have also been told my vitamin D is low and have to take it daily ever since I was diagnosed with fibro, Not sure the correlation yet though
 
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I have low vitamin D as well and have been given prescriptions for 50,000 IU's a couple of times but with no side effects. I would call the doctor's office and tell them of the effects it is having on you. You can also do some research on getting vitamin D by spending a limited amount of time in the sun each day if that is an option for you....I cannot take too much sun especially if it is humid outside, but I also have trouble keeping up with taking vitamins/supplements daily....the never ending struggle continues but we must stay strong!
 

ecletic1

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hi

was diagnosed with low vit d prior to fibromyalgia. took pharmacy vit d (50,000iu) a couple of times and my doc ok'd store bought vit d (10,000iu daily).
my levels are ok now
 

saved4sure7

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When I was first diagnosed with Fibromyalgia my Dr. prescribed vitamin D for me, but she did not prescribe anything else. When I found out about Lyrica or Cymbalta she refused to prescribe any of these medications for me. Since then I now have another primary care physician and also another Rheumatologist and they are taking great care of me. :)
 

Bear61

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I am having the same problem. I was just told by my doctor to take 5000 IU of Vit D twice a day. I have been doing so for 5 days and today I am having an IBS flare, haven't had one like this in a long while. Not sure, but thinking it's the Vit D. What to do, what to do?
 

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There can be various causes of having low Vitamin D. But I know that I have low Vitamin D. They have told me that it is significant how low mine are. I also have FMS. I am wondering if it is possible that there is a connection between this deficiency and FMS.
 

twiztc

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Was D deficient but thanks to supplements is normal. Kept brings told it's would help Fibro. That was two years ago and still waiting.
 
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