anay asked in Science & MathematicsBiology · 1 month ago

What can be the consequences of a deficiency of vitamin D in the body?

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  • 1 month ago

    Vitamin D is essential for strong bones, because it helps the body use calcium from the diet. Traditionally, vitamin D deficiency has been associated with rickets, a disease in which the bone tissue doesn't properly mineralize, leading to soft bones and skeletal deformities. But increasingly, research is revealing the importance of vitamin D in protecting against a host of health problems. 

    Severe vitamin D deficiency can also lead to other diseases, In adults, severe vitamin D deficiency leads to osteomalacia. Osteomalacia causes weak bones, bone pain, and muscle weakness.

    Researchers are studying vitamin D for its possible connections to several medical conditions, including diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer, and autoimmune conditions such as multiple sclerosis. They need to do more research before they can understand the effects of vitamin D on these conditions.

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  • Cowboy
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    1 month ago

    Everything gets worse.....everything.

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  • 1 month ago

    Rickets        .

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