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VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY


Vitamin D is an important nutrient in absorbing calcium and phosphorus in the stomach and maintains its levels for proper bone formation. Deficiency of Vit D causes Osteomalacia and increase in vitamin D causes a condition called hypervitaminosis D

Symptoms occurring during Osteomalacia / Vitamin D Deficiency:

  • Joint Pains
  • Back Pains
  • Stooped posture
  • Bone fragileness resulting in frequent fracture of bones
  • Loss of height
  • Rickets in children

Investigations for Bone weakness:

Rashi Performs Bone profile which includes the following investigations.

  • Serum Calcium
  • Serum Phosphorus
  • Vitamin D3 total