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I'm vitamin d deficient and was wondering if low vitamin d can cause a stress fracture?

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In brief: It could

Vitamin d is very important in bone health, helping to get calcium into the bones.
If you are deficient, you might be at risk for osteopenia/osteoporosis, which can increase your risk of fracture. Talk to your doctor about dietary supplementation, or prescribed medication that can reduce your risk. You can also discuss with your doctor about any need for bone density testing.

In brief: It could

Vitamin d is very important in bone health, helping to get calcium into the bones.
If you are deficient, you might be at risk for osteopenia/osteoporosis, which can increase your risk of fracture. Talk to your doctor about dietary supplementation, or prescribed medication that can reduce your risk. You can also discuss with your doctor about any need for bone density testing.
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