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Vitamin D Deficiency : What You Should Know

[fa icon="calendar'] May 31, 2021 6:59:48 PM / by Calvin Leong posted in Positive Reinforcements, Vitamin-D, Causes of Vitamin-D Deficiency

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Vitamin D deficiency is when your body does not have enough vitamin D. Vitamin D is important to your body for many reasons:

  •  It helps the body absorb two important minerals—calcium and phosphorus.
  •  It plays a role in bone health.
  •  It may help to prevent some diseases, such as diabetes and multiple sclerosis.
  •  It plays a role in muscle function, including heart function.

If vitamin D deficiency is severe, it can cause a condition in which your bones become soft. In adults, this condition is called osteomalacia. In children, this condition is called rickets.

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