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Hypovitaminosis D

Vitamin D deficiency or hypovitaminosis D is defined as a vitamin D level that is less than normal. It most commonly occurs in people when they have inadequate sunlight exposure. insufficient production in the skin, but not enough vitamin D in your diet, and health conditions that can affect it including, gastrointestinal disorders, renal diseases, and liver diseases. Vitamin D is required to keep your body functioning well. Vitamin D helps with strong bones and may help prevent some cancers. Most people have no symptoms. In severe cases, deficiency can lead to Depression, Impaired Wound Healing, Bone Loss, Hair Loss, and Muscle Pain. Vitamin D supplementation is the main treatment.

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