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What happens with vitamin d deficiency?

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In brief: Vitamin D

With gross deficiencies of vitamin d, one can have rickets -- where bones don't mineralize properly and can be deformed.
Low d may show up as bone pain and muscle weakness at first. Low vitamin d also correlates with increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease, cognitive impairment in seniors, severe asthma in kids, cancer, hypertension, depression, glucose intolerance, and ms.

In brief: Vitamin D

With gross deficiencies of vitamin d, one can have rickets -- where bones don't mineralize properly and can be deformed.
Low d may show up as bone pain and muscle weakness at first. Low vitamin d also correlates with increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease, cognitive impairment in seniors, severe asthma in kids, cancer, hypertension, depression, glucose intolerance, and ms.
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