Do I still take vitamin d when have symptoms of magnesium deficiency?

by Susan

In 2009, after routine blood tests, my doctor said I was low in vit d(42). She told me to take 3000iu daily. I started taking them and started breaking out in acne. So I stopped and started taking "one a day" vitamin. Obvious less vitamin d. In march 2012, had sinusitis / head congestion. Dr asked if taking 3000 iu of vit d. Told her just taking multivitamin . She encouraged me to take 3000. So I started taking that. It's been a few months and I started having eye twitching, heart palpitations, anxiety, tingling in arms and legs, dizziness. I did some research and feel I might have magnesium deficiency due to all that vitamin d. What should I do? Take magnesium? How much? With vitamin D or no vitamin d. Oh, my vitamin d level is 102 now.

Thank you,

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May 31, 2017
Twitching and Anxiety
by: Anonymous

Research plus your highly informative site have shown me what I was doing wrong. I was taking 3000 units of vit. D for a couple of years. Along with that I'd take CALM twice a day. I hadn't realized that this was not sufficient magnesium because I was apparently not absorbing it. I stopped the vit D five days ago and symptoms are gone. They were:

Severe eye twitching
Severe anxiety
Painful foot cramps
Blurry vision
And more that I have not analyzed

I am so glad that all of you are contributing to this site so that people like me can get desperately needed help! I am now taking magnesium malate which is highly absorbable compared to magnesium citrate.

Nov 18, 2014
me too!
by: Anonymous

I hope to see an answer to your question. I have the same symptoms and now realize it's from too much vitamin D without magnesium supplementation. I have severe leg tingling and after reading this I now know what I have been doing wrong! The doctor put me on vitamin D and I never made the connection!

Kerri's note: read the thread. I've already answered the question.

Jul 20, 2012
Read my page on vitamin d therapy
by: Kerri Knox, RN- The Immune Queen!

Read my page on Vitamin D Therapy.

Kerri Knox, RN

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