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If one has sarcoidosis, they can help themselves by following sensible health measures.
Occasionally, a blood test will show a high blood level of calcium accompanying sarcoidosis. The reasons for this are not clear. When it does occur, the patient may be advised to avoid calcium-rich foods, vitamin D, or sunlight, or to take prednisone (this corticosteroid usually quickly reverses the condition). If a high blood calcium level (hypercalcemia) is detected, avoiding these supplements can provide additional natural treatment methods for sarcoidosis.
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