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Early signs of Vitamin D deficiency you are ignoring

Vitamin D is vital for the body as it helps providing calcium which is a must for better development of bones. Also, vitamin D protects our body from infections of common cold. It even helps in fighting depression.

However, if you lack absorbing vitamins, or you spend lesser time under the sun, you may result in inadequacy of vitamin D. Here are ten ways that tell about all those symptoms that will prove that you suffer from vitamin D deficiency.

Bone and muscle weakness

As vitamin D is the most important element for the growth of bones. If you feel fragility in your bones or muscles then definitely you suffer from vitamin D deficiency.

Depression

It is found that people that lack vitamin D are generally more sad or depressed than the other ones.

Sense of pain

I personally have seen those people that find much absence of vitamin D in their body being more sensitive to chronic pain.

Gum problems

It is often stated that the gum problems like reddening of gums, bleeding and their swelling and many more related to it show a sign of vitamin D deficiency.

Fatigue and sleepiness

If you feel lethargic for whole day long or feel like you are low in energy, then this is a pretty sure sign of having lower levels of vitamin D in your body.

Mood swings

Vitamin D levels affect the production of serotonin, the hormone that has a consequence on our mood and finally leads to different mood swings.

Low physical tolerance

Athletes that don’t have enough vitamin D will not have energy to perform and henceforth their performance may get degraded.

Obesity

People that are overweight or obese need enough vitamin D as the fat cells of those bodies require a greater amount of vitamin D.

Gut problems

People who suffer from bowel sickness and are sensitive to gluten cannot absorb fat normally. And this a sign that shows vitamin D deficit.

Sweating

Head sweating is an early sign of lacking of vitamin D.