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What bone diseases are caused by lack of sun exposure?
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Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: Porous bones
Vit d is necessary for good bone density.
... So lack of sun contributes towards osteopenia or osteoporosis.

In brief: Porous bones
Vit d is necessary for good bone density.
... So lack of sun contributes towards osteopenia or osteoporosis.
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
In young children severe vitamin D deficiency can cause rickets which is the result of inadequate mineralization of bone. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends vitamin D supplementation for most children.
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