Thursday, January 10, 2013

Vitamin D Deficiency

Vit. D deficiency can lead to a variety of health problems - fatigue, muscle pain, MIGRAINES, etc. Who would have thought???? It also can lead to other diseases such as Crohns and Thyroid.....Any how...

Recently I was tested for Vitamin D Deficiency. The doctor I go to recommended that 'normal' levels are around 40-50 units of Vit. D.  My level was 9 :(

As a result, I am currently taking, once a week, a 50,000 IU Vit. D pill, which is a Rx and then 2,000 IU Vit . D everyday. For ten weeks, then I'll go in for a new blood test to ensure that my Vit. D levels are boosted.

I am now two weeks into the large dosage of vitamin D and so far not feeling any different.  I know, I know!!! It's going to take some time, but it is a hard struggle for me right now with the migraines and now this.  We don't feel like this is the culprit of my migraines but we sure hope this is the reason why I have been feeling HORRIBLE since the middle of December.  Horrible as in "feel like I've been hit my a mack truck," kind of horrible but not really sure what the issue is, just feeling overly tired, sluggish, out of sorts, lots of aches and pains, can't focus and sometimes can't tell you what you just told me.  CRAZY!!!

I pray for strength and patience to get through this and that the doctors can come up with some answers soon.  I have an appointment with my Neurologist next week as well as a follow up appointment with my Cardiologists and a stress echo test.

I ask for prayers from all who reads my blog.  Right now, everyday is a struggle for me.  I struggle with focusing on my work pretty much anything, I fight fatigue on a daily basis and the word  frustrated, is so me, right now.

He does not faint or grow weary; His understanding is unsearchable.

Isaiah 40:28

Blessings to all,


Deaton, party of 5 said...

Carla, I'm so sorry to hear this and will certainly be praying for you =(. There aren't many things worse than a headache!

kylah's mommy said...

Carla, I have been and will continue to pray for you. Hope this helps some and you get some relief!

Valerie said...

Hey Carla, I've been thinking about you and hoping you're feeling better this week!! Hang in there!