7 SIGNS YOU HAVE VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY
- February 15, 2021 at 10:10am
- by Dr. Vishwas Patel
Vitamin D is important for bone and muscle health but it affects many other aspects
of our health.
Following are the signs of vitamin D deficiency, If
- - you are constantly sick
research suggest vitamin D may affect our immune function.
- - you are exhausted
vitamin D’s involvement in the immune system may impact our sleep-wake cycle.
- - your bone density is declining
vitamin D helps our bone absorb calcium which they need to grow and stay strong.
- - you have back pain
vitamin D may be involved in age related muscle and strength loss (called ‘sarcopenia’)
- - you are feeling blue
vitamin D deficiency has been linked to an increased risk of depression later in life.
- - your muscles are always sore
vitamin D deficiency can deprive our muscles of calcium, which they need to function properly.
- - you are losing hair
studies have shown that vitamin D deficiency is one of the contributing factor for hair loss in males and females.
If these symptoms sound familiar, talk to your doc about testing your vitamin D levels who will guide you an ideal vitamin D supplement or diet sources.