Vitamin D side effects include formation of kidney stones by the crystallization of excess calcium in the kidney. These adversely affect the kidney functioning and cause pain. Calcification, which is the increase in the body’s absorption of calcium. It causes loss of bones and soft tissues to harden. People affected by over dose would also suffer from lung irritation, where the lung becomes caffeine sensitive, toothache, chest pains, insomnia along with ringing ears. Discharge from eyes is also a side effect along with nausea, headache, drowsiness, weariness and fatigue. Loss of appetite, vomiting and frequent urination are some of the other side effects.
Although the side effects are not lasting and dangerous and diminishes after cutting down on its intake, it is necessary to avoid prolonging a visit to the doctor if they continue.
Maintaining and monitoring the adequate level of magnesium and calcium in the blood. Vitamin D works only in the presence of nutrients like magnesium, zinc, calcium, vitamin K2 and boron. Hence the diet should be healthy and include sufficient amounts of these.
Maintain the level of vitamin A in your body as the cell receptors of the body are similar for the Vitamin A and Vitamin D. Thus an increase in the amount of Vitamin A checks the body’s tendency to absorb Vitamin D even though it is available. To maintain the level of Vitamin A to avoid over absorption of Vitamin D, green, yellow, orange vegetables should be consumed as they have beta-carotene, a rich source of Vitamin A.
Vitamin D3 in the blood changes frequently with change in season, locations, life style and exposure to sun and hence it should be frequently monitored.
Find out the right amount of Vitamin D requirement for the body and fix consume the capsule that is closest to it. Instead of a fixed amount use an optimum range and keep within it.
The moment uneasiness or some health problem arise a doctor should be consulted. Always remember to consult a doctor before taking supplements to find out the right dosage suitable for the body. Those who are being treated for some health related issues should definitely consult an expert as there are some conditions where it is not permitted.