Vitamin D Makes Me Get Kidney Stones

by Leyna

My vitamin D levels are extremely low....(11 at last check), yet whenever I take Vitamin D, I end up in the ER with kidney stones! This has happened twice now-both times I had just started on Vitamin D treatments. I know it is the D, because when I start taking it again, my kidneys start hurting, and I get severely constipated as well.

I have multiple food and chemical allergies, parathyroid disease, hypertension, Gluten intolerance, Type 1 diabetes, Chronic Fatigue/Fibromyalgia, Gallbladder disease, and constant liver pain. No money to spend on doctors either......any recommendations on what I should do? I feel horrible.

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it's not the vitamin d, it's the magnesium deficiency
by: Kerri Knox, Registered Nurse

So, it's not the vitamin d that is leading you to have more kidney stones, it's a lack of magnesium. Please see my pages on:

Magnesium and Vitamin D


Preventing Kidney Stones

to see why kidney stones are easily preventable with a few lifestyle changes, and why the vitamin d is bringing out your magnesium deficiency.

Kerri Knox, Registered Nurse

It's not the D
by: Anonymous

Vitamin d will NOT give you kidney stones. High blood calcium can be responsible for them. Blood calcium is regulated by your parathyroid glands. If one or more of them has a tomorrow on it, your PTH will be high. That's the hormone produces by the glands. Go to www, for the best info.

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