... Thanks for your concern!! No, I don't have low or high D, just the calcium prob, but since bone pain is related to hyperparathyroid, and my PTH is normal the Drs won't consider this option as a dx. ... (17 replies)
... I went off of all supplemental and dietary Ca and the ionized count stayed the same, and the other 2 stayed at normal. This all occured "before" I started taking Forteo. ... (17 replies)
... decreases, like if you have low D you supplement it orally to increase it, or the same with say high Potassium. ... (19 replies)
... When I took it, before I found out it could lower my white blood count even further than it already is, and it's not as high as it should be, I was taking it with my calcium, multi-vit, etc. I never took meds!!
Scared short and long term side fx. If you've been on F. for 4 weeks with no short term side fx, I guess you are one step ahead.
In Japan, I think they take... (15 replies)
... oo. Since the studies show that the women are taking vitamin d and calcium, perhaps by stopping the bone loss and putting a person on an even keel, it gives the calcium a chance to work. ... (22 replies)
... rays, ultrasounds, blood tests, leukocyte scans, etc etc all looking for some cancer somewhere. ... (21 replies)
... at upper limit serum calcium. My urinary calcium was normal. I have been told to decrease cal supplementation by a third and I don't have recent lab tests back yet to see if this made a difference. ... (31 replies)
... endocrinologist. he says he wants them to evaluate things before he can address the osteo issues because he says we need to "back up." i have a low white cell count which he wants to investigate as it could signal other reasons for the osteo such as autoimmune diseases. ? ... (31 replies)
... The major biologic function of vitamin D is to maintain normal blood levels of calcium and phosphorous. ... (9 replies)
... Niacin is B3 and is known to raise HDL levels (it did mine). Flush is the redness that is brought up in the skin accompanied by itching. This will happen if you do not start at extremely low does and very gradually work your way up to the recommended amount. There is also non-flush Niacin but it is not as effective in lowering cholesterol levels. (16 replies)
... I have genetically high cholesterol also.. my tri count is now 615, was 650 in Nov. Im getting another blood test this week. I take about 700mg of calcium, I've also cut the carbs considerably. Tks. ... (16 replies)