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What is rickets?

Rickets is a softening of the bones in children potentially leading to fractures and deformity. Rickets is among the most frequent childhood diseases in many developing countr (MORE)

What causes rickets?

The predominant cause is a vitamin D deficiency, but lack of adequate calcium in the diet may also lead to rickets. Potatoes have often been the cause of this disease. It's e (MORE)

What are rickets?

Rickets is a deficiency disease if you have a lack of Vitamin d. Rickets is when the bones soften and start to disintegrate, you can get Vitamin A through citrus fruits and ve (MORE)

How do you prevent rickets?

Rickets are caused by a severe lack of vitamin D. To prevent rickets is to consume vitamin D enriched foods such as butter, eggs, fish oil and green vegetables. (Vitamin D is (MORE)
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What cures rickets?

Rickets is caused due to Calcium and/or Vitamin D deficiency. Proper Calcium intake and Vitamin D synthesis will cure Rickets. Calcium is needed to maintain and build bone (MORE)

What are the signs of rickets?

    - pain in your bones, muscle weakness, cramps and spams   - slowed growth development   - Increased risk of broken bones, including spontaneous breaks that o (MORE)