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hypervitaminosis D

Definition:
Hypervitaminosis D is a condition that occurs after taking very high doses of vitamin D. An excess of vitamin D causes abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood. This can severely damage the bones, soft tissues, and kidneys over time. It is almost always caused by forms of vitamin D that need a doctor's prescription.
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  • vitamin D toxicity
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https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/207707
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