In this Article we will discuss about causes and symptoms of Vitamin D Deficiency. So, lets get started.
Vitamin D is a group of fat soluble secosteroids. Following are the causes of vitamin D deficiency.
Metabolic abnormalities like malabsorption syndrome, cystic fibrosis etc
Kidney diseases due to which it is not converted into its active form.
Excessive use of sunblock
Daily intake- Recent studies suggest optimum dosage of 1000-4000 IU/day.
Important Compounds of Vitamin D
Muscle Weakness and cramps
Impaired Wound Healing
High Blood Pressure
Constipation or Diarrhoea
In the next article we will discuss sources of vitamin D and diseases associated with vitamin D deficiency.