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What are the signs of vitamin d deficiency?


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  • Vitamin D is an extremely important vitamin. First and foremost, Vitamin D allows the body retain and use Calcium taken in from the diet. A Vitamin D deficiency can keep the body from retaining Calcium which can cause rickets, a disease where the body tissue doesn't properly mineralize, leading to softer bones and skeletal deformations. Symptoms of bone pain and muscle weakness can be signs that you may be Vitamin D deficient. Studies show that low levels of Vitamin D can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, decrease cognitive ability in older adults, and increase risk of getting cancer.
  • Vitamin D is naturally produced by the body when exposed to sunlight. It is also found naturally in some fish, fish oils, egg yolks, fortified milk and grains.
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The prognoses for correcting vitamin D deficiency, rickets, and osteomalacia are excellent.


You could get a disease called rickets if you have a Vitamin D deficiency.



A couple of common diseases caused by vitamin D deficiency are Rickets and osteomalacia.


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It is from a Vitamin D deficiency.


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Scurvy is due to a deficiency in vitamin C. Rickets is due to a deficiency in Vitamin D. Pernicious anaemia can develop from a deficiency in Vitamin B12.


Deficiency of vitamin D causes a disease known as rickets. It also causes the softening of bones and teeth.


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