Natures Bouncty cal/vit d major diarrhea

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

therearemiracles
Veteran Member


Date Joined Dec 2006
Total Posts : 3670
   Posted 3/7/2018 8:06 AM (GMT -6)   
My doc said I was low on calcium so I picked this up 1600mg , I only did it once a day (says do twice) for 5 days, totally diarrhea. Started a worse flare up! It’s suppose to make you constipated I thought.
What’s a low dose calcium to take please?

Thanks
UC since '05, now in '15 Mayo Clinic say Chrons/colitis, U of M '17, ulcer in 30% of colon, of those ulcer 75% are ulcerated. No biologics work. Rethinking a game plan with doctor, whom I'm not impressed with.

TroubledTurds
Veteran Member


Date Joined Jan 2004
Total Posts : 8360
   Posted 3/7/2018 8:31 AM (GMT -6)   
is this the same doc who you say in your sig you're not impressed with ?

do you have a copy of your labs ? how recent were they done ?

i prefer to get most of my vits/mins from foods -
dx'd with pancolitis 12/21/03
current supplements:vit D, vit K2, cal/mag - grain free/paleoish diet that includes 100% grass fed beef, raw goat milk, & local organic free range eggs, lots of all natural well water, exercise, sleep as much as possible & enjoy this great life that God has blessed me with !

therearemiracles
Veteran Member


Date Joined Dec 2006
Total Posts : 3670
   Posted 3/7/2018 9:28 AM (GMT -6)   
LABS Done last week, I will increase my spinach

Spring
Regular Member


Date Joined Jan 2017
Total Posts : 393
   Posted 3/8/2018 2:36 PM (GMT -6)   
It is my understanding that calcium citrate is easier to absorb than carbonate. I don't know if Nature's Bounty has more than one, but a quick look showed carbonate. There are some fillers there too that maybe you are reacting to?
36yr old mother of 3 Moderate Pancolitis 1/3/17. Hosp 1 week on Solumedrol, Delzicol. Apriso, pred, then switched to Balsazide 750 mg, and Uceris 9 mg 3 wks. Minor flare in August, flare since Oct 20. Acute pancreatitis from Balsalazide hosp. 2 days, Started Humira 12/15/17, reaction, Entyvio 1/12/18. 40 mg of Pred, still waiting for a change!
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Friday, September 21, 2018 6:05 PM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 3,005,558 posts in 329,240 threads.
View Active Threads


Who's Online
This forum has 161782 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, Sozinha.
267 Guest(s), 12 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
super20dan, Vdang2k, island time, compiler, Kristin93, jrpsf, Alxander, InTheShop, LondonRed, jwebb, (Seashell), Jack & Diane