Tag Archives: vitamin d toxicity

Vitamin D scientist fatality in the 30’s

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.

A closer look: Vitamin D toxicity

Dr Cannell discusses research on vitamin D intoxication due to manufacturing errors, and the possible implications this has for further vitamin D and cancer research.