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    High risk of vitamin D toxicity due to self-prescribing

    There is a common advice, as soon as the winter comes, especially in countries with the lack of sunshine. Taking vitamin D, also known a sunshine vitamin, is a must. As we know, vitamin D is produced in the skin when it is exposed to the sun. Everyone is aware of vitamin D benefits and also of consequences in case of deficiency. Bone loss, muscle pain, hair loss, depression, fatigue, tiredness or getting sick often can be some of symptoms of low vitamin D levels. But, what about if someone has too much of it? What are the side effects?   Although it is very rare, Vitamin D toxicity can…