Tinnitus, Neuralgia, Crohn's disease related to Vitamin D Deficiency?

by Gab Deliz
(Puerto Rico)

Hi Approach Wellness,

I was reading Natural News.com and found such great information from you on how to use the rebounder to boost immune system health.

After that I decided to navigate over to your site, and would like to see if you can give me some advice for my situation.

At this moment I'm suffering from a few conditions: tinnitus, head neuralgia, and Crohn's disease. I get to a point that I don't know what else to do to find a relief or a cure for all of this that is driving me insane everyday.

I just try to stay positive and have faith that something will be helpful down the road.

As for your experience and knowledge, what things do you think I should do? Eat? Drink? Or where could I get a treatment, if you know anything?

I don't want to rob from your time, and for what I see you have to be a very busy lady, but please if you can take some time to look out for me, I will appreciate it from the bottom of my heart.

Much thanks, and may God Bless you and your family.

Gab Deliz

P.S. I can send you more info. like blood test, etc.. .if that's needed.


Hi Gab,

I'm sorry to hear that you are suffering so much. I can relate a little bit. A few months ago I cracked one of my molars and that caused my trigeminal nerve (the nerve responsible for sensation in the face) to fire for hours. The severe, continuous pain was like nothing I have ever experienced before in my entire life.

You must be a very strong person to be dealing with this neuralgia as well as you are.

And, as if that wasn't enough, you are also dealing with tinnitus (ringing in the ears) and Crohn's disease (a form of irritable bowel syndrome or IBS).

I first should ask if you are on any kind of medication. Some medications do have these symptoms as side effects so check any prescriptions you have.

If you aren't on any medications, or those medications do not have such side effects, I would look to possible deficiencies in vitamin D and magnesium.

I hesitate to say this though, as you live in Puerto Rico, where both nutrients are plentiful (and free!).

Still, it could be possible for you to be vitamin D deficient if you shield yourself from the sun, or only go out in the sun with plenty of sunscreen slathered on. And if you do not go in the ocean frequently, or at all, your magnesium levels could be low.

I would get your vitamin D levels checked if you do avoid the sun. Low levels have been linked to all of your symptoms.

Vitamin D actually affects many body functions, so do take some time to go over the section I have about the benefits of vitamin D.

Nerve pain also generally means a deficiency in magnesium, but I wouldn't recommend getting your magnesium levels checked because it isn't simple like vitamin D testing. It is actually quite difficult to adequately gauge your magnesium levels.

The easiest thing to do would be to spend some time in the ocean. Soaking for 15-20 minutes will allow your body to take in as much magnesium as it needs. Go in the ocean several times a week and your levels should normalize in a month or two.

If that is not an option for you, you can purchase magnesium as a supplement. But don't try the oral magnesium as it is difficult for the body to absorb this nutrient that way. Poor absorption results in diarrhea, which is the last thing someone with IBS wants to have to deal with.

Instead try soaking in Epsom salts or, my personal favorite, rub some magnesium oil (which is really magnesium chloride) into your skin.

I hope you have found this information helpful.

Let me know if you have any more questions (click the comment link below).

Best regards,

Approach Wellness

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