Muscle weakness or cramping is a frequent sign of vitamin D insufficiency. Loss of muscle mass and strength due to a lack of vitamin D may lead to muscular weakness.
Vitamin D controls calcium homeostasis, which is essential for healthy muscular contraction and relaxation.
Bone health may be negatively affected by a lack of vitamin D, say both physicians.
One of the most common signs of vitamin D deficiency, as explained by Pate, is a weakening of the bones, which may lead to osteoporosis and an increased risk of fractures.
Although studies have shown a link between this vitamin and depression, Aragona observes that they have fallen short of demonstrating causality.
Some persons with mental health issues may become more reclusive, exhausted, and reluctant to go outdoors and soak up some rays as a result of the stigma associated with discussing such issues.
itamin D deficiency has been linked to the onset and progression of various chronic illnesses, including cardiovascular disease,
and several malignancies, according to a research published in the medical journal Aging and Disease in 2017.
"We each have vitamin D receptor cells that, through a chain of reactions starting with conversion of cholesterol in the skin, produce vitamin D3."
One in five Americans may get skin cancer in their lifetime, and more than one million Americans have melanoma, a potentially fatal type of skin cancer.
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