Vitamin D deficiencyMy 12 years son was diagnosed to Vitamin D deficient last year in November, 14 when his vitamin was counted to
ravi2 on 2015-07-20
here is some info-
You must first determine if the child is getting at least 20 minutes of sun a day with
no sunscreen and if there is any digestive trouble- as these are the main reasons for
Aching bones indicates a Deficiency of Vit D called Osteomalacia.
The most common reason that osteomalacia occurs is a lack of vitamin D. Vitamin D is an important nutrient that helps you absorb calcium in the stomach. Vitamin D also helps maintain calcium and phosphate levels for proper bone formation. It is made within the skin from exposure to UV rays in sunlight, and it can also be absorbed from foods such as dairy products and fish.
Conditions that can interfere with the absorption of vitamin D include:
celiac disease, which can damage the lining of your intestines and prevent the absorption of key nutrients like vitamin D
certain types of cncr that can interfere with vitamin D processing
kidney and liver disorders that can affect the metabolism of vitamin .
♡ simone717 4 years ago
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