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Child movement disorders reduced in 1 week by Vitamin D injection (China) – Oct 2019

Clinical features of vitamin D deficiency in children: A retrospective analysis.

J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2019 Oct 3:105491. doi: 10.1016/j.jsbmb.2019.105491.
Zhang X1, Liu Z2, Xia L3, Gao J4, Xu F5, Chen H6, Du Y7, Wang W8.


All children with Vitamin D deficiency (< 15ng) were given Calcium then injected with Vitamin D 3 days later
Amazingly, the study does not seem to indicate how much Vitamin D nor Calcium was given
No mention was made of ongoing vitamin D
Injection (expensive) is generally not required

Items in both categories Intervention - non daily and Infant-Child are listed here:

Items in both categories Loading Dose and Infant-Child are listed here:

Infant-Child category has 668 items and starts with

Having a good level of vitamin D cuts in half the amount of:

Need even more IUs of vitamin D to get a good level if;

  • Have little vitamin D: premie, twin, mother did not get much sun access
  • Get little vitamin D: dark skin, little access to sun
  • Vitamin D is consumed faster than normal due to sickness
  • Older (need at least 100 IU/kilogram, far more if obese)
  • Not get any vitamin D from formula (breast fed) or (fortified) milk
    Note – formula does not even provide 400 IU of vitamin D daily

Infants-Children need Vitamin D

  • Sun is great – well known for 1,000’s of years.
    US govt (1934) even said infants should be out in the sun
  • One country recommended 2,000 IU daily for decades – with no known problems
  • As with adults, infants and children can have loading doses and rarely need tests
  • Daily dose appears to be best, but monthly seems OK
  • Vitamin D is typically given to infants in the form of drops
       big difference in taste between brands
       can also use water-soluable form of vitamin D in milk, food, juice,
  • Infants have evolved to get a big boost of vitamin D immediately after birth
    Colostrum has 3X more vitamin D than breast milk - provided the mother has any vitamin D to spare
  • 100 IU per kg of infant July 2011, Poland etc.
    1000 IU per 25 lbs.jpg
    More than 100 IU/kg is probably better

Getting Vitamin D into infants
Many infants reject vitamin D drops, even when put on nipple
I speculate that the rejection is due to one or more of: additives, taste, and oils.
Infants have a hard time digesting oils, 1999  1997   and palm oils W.A. Price 1 2 3
Coconut oil, such as in D-Drops, is digested by infants. 1,   2   3
Bio-Tech Pharmacal Vitamin D has NO additves, taste, nor oil
One capsule of 50,000 Bio-Tech Pharmacal Vitamin D could be stirred into monthly formula or given once a month
   this would result in ~1,600 IUs per day for infant, and higher dose with weight/age/formula consumption

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Most children improved in 1 week


Most children had 12 to 28 ng 1 month after injection


Vitamin D is very important for children's health. Previous studies have shown that vitamin D deficiency leads to a series of diseases in adults. However, pediatricians are mostly aware of rickets caused by vitamin D deficiency in children and poorly aware of other symptoms. This study aimed to retrospectively analyze the different clinical features of vitamin D deficiency to enhance identification by pediatricians, thus minimizing misdiagnosis. In this study, we retrospectively analyzed the clinical features of vitamin D deficiency in 268 children aged 0-14 years from June 2016 to May 2018 in the Third Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University. Serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D [25(OH)D] levels were determined using the chemiluminescence method.
Of the 268 cases,

  • 101 cases showed movement disorder (37.7 %) and
  • 167 nervous system abnormalities (62.3%).

Among all cases, 6 were misdiagnosed as febrile seizures (2.23%), 5 as epilepsy (1.86 %), 2 as Tourette syndrome (0.74%), and 2 as developmental retardation (0.74%).

There were significant differences in patients with clinical characteristics of movement disorder and nervous system abnormalities partly between Pre-and post-vitamin D treatment. This analysis revealed that vitamin D deficiency occurs not only in children but also in adolescents, with diverse clinical features. Therefore, pediatricians should pay more attention to clinical different signs and symptoms, and future studies should be conducted to confirm the mechanisms of these processes.


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