Vitamin D deficiency symptomsAccording to the NHS, Vitamin D deficiency is very common but most people have no symptoms.You might have some vague s
Vitamin D deficiency symptoms
According to the NHS, Vitamin D deficiency is very common but most people have no symptoms.
You might have some vague symptoms such as tiredness or aches, but lots of other things could cause this.
Severe vitamin D deficiency can cause soft bones, known as rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults.
As a result of these conditions, you could have bone pains, weak muscles and children could have bowing of the leg bones.
When Vitamin D deficiency is severe and a person also lacks calcium, symptoms of muscle spasms, cramps and seizures can happen.
Long term vitamin D deficiency increases the risk of developing weak bones (osteoporosis).
More recently, vitamin D deficiency has been linked to several health problems such as diabetes and heart disease