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What happens when you are vitamin d deficient?

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Dr. Lawrence Rosen
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree

In brief: Rickets

Classic vit d deficiency causes rickets, or bone softening.
Additionally it has been linked to immune concerns, including asthma and cancer. The optimal level of vit d is under debate.

In brief: Rickets

Classic vit d deficiency causes rickets, or bone softening.
Additionally it has been linked to immune concerns, including asthma and cancer. The optimal level of vit d is under debate.
Dr. Lawrence Rosen
Dr. Lawrence Rosen
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Dr. Susan McCreadie
For my patients, I generally aim for levels between 50 and 70 nmol/L for optimal health. http://getrealforkids.com/resources/real-health/must-have-supplements/2472-why-is-vitamin-d-essential-for-health#
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine

In brief: > risk

Some data suggest risk of multiple other problems.
Get your d up to high normal.

In brief: > risk

Some data suggest risk of multiple other problems.
Get your d up to high normal.
Dr. Robert Greer
Dr. Robert Greer
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In brief: See below

You can feel tired and you can develop a tingling of the nerves in the hands and feet.
You may have a lower tolerance to pain.

In brief: See below

You can feel tired and you can develop a tingling of the nerves in the hands and feet.
You may have a lower tolerance to pain.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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