Signs That Your Vitamin D Levels Are Too High


M.Sc. Nutrition & Dietetics

Navneet Kaur


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Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin, and its high levels in the body might result in toxicity. People taking Vitamin D supplements should be careful to not exceed the optimal vitamin D levels in the body. Let's learn common signs or symptoms of vitamin D toxicity.


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1. High Vitamin D Blood Levels

Optimal vitamin D levels should not exceed 50 ng/ ml.

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High vitamin D intake might increase blood calcium levels resulting in digestive issues, renal stones, and high blood pressure.

2. Elevated Blood Calcium Levels

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Elevated vitamin D levels might result in nausea, appetite loss, vomiting, and constipation.

3. Indigestion Issues

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Studies support that vitamin D toxicity might affect our brain health and cause confusion, depression, etc.

4. Altered Mental Status

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Prolonged vitamin D toxicity might affect kidneys adversely, resulting in diseases and failure.

5. Renal Complications

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Extremely high doses of vitamin D can result in bone pain and muscle weakness.

6. Poor Muscle Health

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Vitamin D toxicity has been shown to cause dehydration in the body.

7. Dehydration

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