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Vitamin D
« on: September 28, 2009, 02:15:46 PM »
I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this.

My tonsils have been continuously enlarged since I was diagnosed positive last year (and thinking back, probably since I seroconverted). They're so huge that, when I contract my throat in from of a mirror, my tonsils touch. There is definitely no bacterial or fungal infection and my doctor, having no idea what might be causing the inflammation, put it down to HIV (good science!). However, since been put on Adcal-D3 tablets (calcium and vitamin D tablets, for joint and bone pain), combined with my cod liver oil, I've noticed the swelling in my tonsils begin to subside. I should probably check with my doctor whether or not I'm on too much vitamin D (greater than 1,200 I.U. per day), but I'm intrigued as to whether this anti-inflammatory effect might be due to high-level vitamin D supplementation and whether other pozzies could benefit from it. Any thoughts?

 


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