Dr. Cannell responds to a recently published study in JAMA Viewpoint about the use and even dangers of supplement use.
Tag Archives: vitamin d toxicity
Vitamin D toxicity is rare, and usually a result of accidental overdosing, according to recent study
A recent 16 year retrospective analysis discovered very few cases of vitamin D toxicity in Iowa Hospital patients.
Vitamin D Council addresses media claims of the dangers regarding increased vitamin D supplementation in recent years
Riley Peterson addresses negative media coverage on a recent study published by JAMA that evaluated vitamin D supplementation trends.
The British Medical Journal recently reported on a vitamin D toxicity case of a four-year old child with autism.
A UK study of over 500,000 people found that vitamin D and calcium supplementation were not associated with cardiovascular events.
Dr. Cannell discusses the risk of vitamin D toxicity by reviewing statistics from the U.S.A. Poison Control Center.
In 1937, a large study was conducted using mega doses of vitamin D to determine toxicity.
A recent study by Dror et al raised some questions about higher levels of vitamin D. Dr Cannell takes a look at the study and its merits.
Professor Reinhold Vieth wrote the seminal paper on the safety of vitamin D back in 1999. Recently, he published an updated review of vitamin D’s safety profile.
In 1936, Dr Ferdinand Vowinckel was apparently experimenting on himself to see if vitamin D could cure arthritis. Reportedly, he took 2,100,000 IU/day of D2 for 18 days and died.