WHAT ARE UNUSUAL SYMPTOMS OF A VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY?

He following are some of the symptoms;

Frequently feeling sick

Lack of vitamin D in the body suggests a poor immunity because it negatively influences the infection-fighting cells in the body. You may notice it through getting sick often times, with unending flu or colds.

Depressive symptoms

Vitamin D can lead to low body energy, which can kill your mood and cause depressive symptoms. Studies suggest that supplements can help counter the effect.

Skin issues

Vitamin D deficiency may be accompanied by acne, aged skin, or rashes. But exposure to sunlight and adding vitamin D sources in your diet can be helpful.

 Are there any in the hands?

Of course, yes. Lack of vitamin D can also result in tingling sensations in the feet and hands. Even some people report getting pins and needles in the hands.

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