Congratulations for having a GI who is progressive enough to test your blood levels of vitamin D. Most people here find vitamin D crucial for maintaining health not only for Crohn's but arthritis, fibromyalgia, depression, etc. Here is one of many threads discussing vitamin D here on the Crohn's forum.
Most people do not have any side effects, but the last post on this thread discusses a possible work-around in the rare case that the 50,000 IU pill the doctor gave you causes a stomach upset:www.healingwell.com/community/default.aspx?f=17&m=2132353
Male/59 DX ulcerative colitis Feb08, possible Crohn's colitis DX Mar10.
No Meds, allergic to Mesalamine. Remission since Mar10. Psyllium seed mixed with VSL3 especially helpful. Food journal instead of SCD.
Multivitamin, extra D3, K2, high gamma E, probiotics, fish oil, glutamine, magnesium, phos choline, resveratrol, S. Boulardii, boswellia, curcumin. Watch gluten, lots of fruit & vegetables (but no plums or kale), no soda, no HFCS, no trans fat, tea instead of coffee, no shellfish, few processed foods, no carrageenan. Nature created all of the locks, therefore Nature has all of the keys