Signs Of A Vitamin D Deficiency

Back And Bone Pain

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Vitamin D plays an important role when it comes to bone health, as it improves the body's absorption of calcium, which is necessary for building and keeping bones healthy. Almost one hundred percent of the calcium in our bodies is in our teeth and bones.

If individuals experience chronic lower back pain or bone pain, they may be deficient in vitamin D. Back and bone pain includes pain in the ribs, legs, or joints. Inadequate levels of vitamin D is particularly common in individuals with muscle knots. A recent study showed patients with low vitamin D who also took painkillers needed twice as much medication than those with normal vitamin D levels.

Keep reading to learn details about more warning signs of a vitamin D deficiency.

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