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Signs That You Are Suffering From Vitamin D Deficiency And Ways To Fix It

By Nitin Bhatnagar, 17 November 2021

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4Effects of Vitamin D deficiency

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The deficiency of Vitamin D can have a serious negative effect on the health of a person but the problem is that sometimes the symptoms of Vitamin D deficiency are confused with the symptoms of another disease. If you are experiencing the following symptoms, do consult your doctor without any delay:

1. Feeling extremely tired:

If you experience tiredness, sleepiness, lethargy or fatigue on a regular basis then it may be because of Vitamin D deficiency. You can increase your energy levels by having some Vitamin D supplements which are prescribed by your doctor or by including diets which are rich in Vitamin D.

2. Depression and other mental problems:

Many people suffering from Vitamin D deficiency also experience some mental problems including depression. It has been found in some studies that Vitamin D supplements help in making a person feel little happy and improve the condition of their mood.

3. Bone weakness:

Vitamin D deficiency can also result in weakening of bones which mainly happens in elders especially in women and they become more prone to fractures and osteoporosis. As we told earlier, Vitamin D is important for absorbing calcium but its deficiency also means that bones are losing calcium.

4. Hair loss:

Hair loss, especially in women, is attributed to the deficiency of Vitamin D, however, more research is required in this regard but Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to a disease called alopecia areata which results in severe hair fall. So if you want to protect your hair, fix Vitamin D deficiency.

5. Muscle pain & problem in wounds healing:

Vitamin D deficiency also results in muscle pain which may be severe as well and it has also been observed that wounds or injuries take much time in healing in those people who suffer from Vitamin D deficiency.

5How to fix Vitamin D deficiency?

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Getting rid of Vitamin D deficiency is not difficult as there are many food supplements available to fix it but the best way to improve is through natural resources. Food items which are rich in Vitamin D are cereals, oatmeal, fatty fish, egg yolks, mushroom, milk, soy products, orange juice, etc.

Do consult your doctor if you also feel that you may be suffering from Vitamin D deficiency.

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