Vitamin D Deficiency Symptoms and Treatment Center

Vitamin D deficiency has been linked with rickets, cancer, cardiovascular disease, severe asthma in children and cognitive impairment in older adults. Causes include not ingesting enough of the vitamin over time, having limited exposure to sunlight, having dark skin, and obesity. Symptoms include bone pain and muscle weakness. Treatment for vitamin D deficiency involves obtaining more vitamin D through supplements, diet, or exposure to sunlight. Read more: Vitamin D Deficiency Symptoms and Treatment Article

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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/18/2021

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