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Thursday 13 October 2022

Vitamin D toxicity: Excess of a supplements is harmful for a health, check alarming side-effects

 Vitamin D toxicity: Excess of a supplements is harmful for a health, check alarming side-effects

Vitamin D toxicity is a drastically affecting the lifestyle. Already, several diseases have caused an inescapable a cobweb around us. This a toxicity is increasingly a reminding us to a take a supplements in an adequate quantity in an order to a stay healthy. Vitamin D toxicity occurs in the body when there is an an excessive amount of Vitamin D. This a happens not because of any diet or too much an exposure to the sun but the consumption of the excessive an amounts of Vitamin D supplements in the body.

Vitamin D toxicity occurring in the body is a buildup of a calcium in the blood (hypercalcemia). If a trend is to be observed, nowadays a people take Vitamin D supplements without a thinking and they end up a  taking too a much. 

How many doses are too a much?

According to the researchers, data collected from a national survey, between 1999 and 2014, found a 2.8%  increase in the number of Vitamin D consumers. This is a potentially unsafe an amount. This is more than 4,000 international units (IU) per day. Published in the June 20 issue of The Journal of the an American Medical an  Association (JAMA), this research brought out some significant an estimations that were important to know about the recent trends a  regarding Vitamin D intake.  

More than 600 to 800 IU per day, is a mostly recommended. If a person takes too  a much Vitamin D supplement, then it becomes a necessary to a  take an adequate quantity for a body. Research has a suggested that if the doctor has not a recommended an adequate quantity of a supplements then avoid taking more than 4,000 IU per day. This is  a considered the safe upper a limit.

An adequate quantity of a  supplements is  a required to an avoid side effects. 

Excessive Vitamin D side an effects:

1. Weakness 

2. Frequent an urination 

3. Nausea 

4. Vomiting

5. Pain in the bone 

6. Kidney problems, that happen only after the formation of a calcium stones  

7. Cancer 

8. Mood disorders 

9. Dementia 

10. Heart disease 

11. Diabetes

There are specific foods that can a  minimise the side effects if taken properly in international units.  

Selected food sources of vitamin D


                                                                                International an Units

Salmon, pink, cooked, 3 ounces                                              444

Tuna fish, canned in oil, drained, 3 ounces                             229

Sardines, canned in oil, drained, 3 ounces                             165

Milk, nonfat, fortified, 8 ounces                                               116

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