One of the most important vitamins in our body is vitamin D. It will preserve immunity and heal our bones. So, the lack of it can cause many health problems.
There are seven ways to discover a vitamin D deficiency, and if you think you have it, here are 7 most common signs.
When we are lacking vitamin D, our immune system gets affected. There is even a Japanese study that showed how children who were given vitamin D supplements were recorded with fewer instances of the flu strain influenza A than those who didn’t eat supplements.
A Lot of Sweating
People who don’t have vitamin D in their body have a tendency to sweat a lot more. Scientists are not sure why is that happening, but it seems to be quite a connection between losing of vitamin D and extreme sweating.
Depression and Sadness
There is a huge connection between sadness and depression and low levels of vitamin D. That is particularly distinctive with deficiency of vitamin D. It is proven that in some people who had to lose of vitamin D that they experienced sleep disturbances, hypersomnia and food cravings.
Muscle Weakness and Pain
Change in muscle weakness can be very different, from subtle ones, to severe. Sometimes, the symptoms are almost-non-present, but in some cases, these symptoms are much worse.
High blood pressure or hypertension occurs in our body when levels of vitamin D are low. So, if you want to keep blood pressure at a normal level, you need also to keep your vitamin D levels at normal.
Some digestive problems can be a cause vitamin D deficiency. Those problems are celiac disease, Crohn’s disease, inflammatory bowel disease and other conditions. Also, people with larger amounts of body fat are prone to have vitamin D deficiency.
There are many links between vitamin D deficiency and cardiovascular diseases. Some scientists believe that low levels of vitamin D can cause and increase the risk of stroke and heart attacks. Other conditions linked to vitamin D deficiency are hypertension, type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol and obesity hypertension, type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol and obesity.
Where Can We Find Vitamin D?
You can find them in orange juice, by sunbathing and in fortified Plant-Based Milks.