Vitamin D Deficiency
Recently found out that my vitamin D level is severely deficient. My level was 12.1 (normal is 30-100).
My symptoms basically mirrored signs and symptoms of rickets; Very severe and new unexplained muscle weakness, severe fatigue, increased depression, etc. This simple blood test was ordered by my pain management practitioner. She said that because my Vitamin D level was so deficient, my calcium would be leached from my bones at a significant rate. I definitely don't need that. My history includes a 4 level cervical fusion and 1 level lumber fusion by the age of 41.
Thought I would share this, because I am hoping others could benefit from this information. I am a registered nurse and I never thought of having my vitamin D level checked until my practitioner recommended it.