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What are the signs of vitamin d deficiency? what happens to the body when it doesnt get enough vitamin d?

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Dr. Randolph Cooke
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Symptoms : Symptoms of bone pain and muscle weakness can mean you have a vitamin d deficiency. But even without symptoms, too little vitamin d can pose health risks. Low blood levels of the vitamin have been associated with the following: - increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease - cognitive impairment in older adults - severe asthma in children - cancer.
Dr. Tyrone Malloy
Obstetrics & Gynecology 47 years experience
See below: You may not notice any symptoms unless you have severe vitamin d deficiency which is difficult to have. However, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, breast cancer, psoriasis, toxemia of pregnancy, prostate cancer, bone demineralization, poor cognitive performance are all being associated with vitamin d deficiency.

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