1. Falling ill often
• Frequent bronchial infections
Cause-Low immunity due to Vitamin D deficiency
2. Low energy levels
• Fatigue and weariness
Cause -Excessive fatigue may be a sign of vitamin D deficiency. Supplements help improve energy levels.
3. Body Pain
• Aching joints
• Back pain
• Neck pain
Cause – Deficiency in Vitamin D reduces bone strength.
4. Slow healing
• Takes longer for new skin to form
• More prone to infection
• Frequent ulcers
Cause- Vitamin D increases production of compounds that are important in forming new skin as part of the wound-healing process.
5. Reduction in bone mass as you age
• Brittle bones
• Bones break easily
Cause – Vitamin D helps in calcium absorption and bone metabolism. Getting enough Vitamin D is vital in preserving bone mass as you age.
Other problems associated with Vitamin D deficiency
• Alopecia (Type of hair loss)
• Muscle pain
• Rickets (softening or weakened bones)
• Dental problems