Vitamin D Deficiency: 6 Causes, Common Symptoms and Health Risks


Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin. It is particularly essential for bone health and functioning of immune system in our body. Vitamin D helps our body absorb calcium and phosphorus, and maintain strong bones and teeth. Six common causes of Vitamin D deficiency: Lack of exposure to sunlight Dietary deficiency of vitamin D Liver and kidney diseases Poor food absorption in cystic fibrosis and Crohn’s disease, and in patients who have undergone gastric bypass surgery Use of certain medicines, including phenytoin, phenobarbital, and rifampin etc can cause vitamin D…

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