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5 illnesses linked to Vitamin D deficiency

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Health: 5 illnesses linked to Vitamin D deficiency
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Rickets

The most extreme effect of vitamin D deficiency is rickets this is cause by a prolonged deficiency, young children between the ages of 3 – 36 months are most at rick due to the speed at which there bones are growing. It wasn’t until the late 19th century that doctors noticed that vitamin D enriched cod liver oil could prevent and treat rickets in children. In diagnosis of nutritional rickets calcium and vitamin D supplements can correct most bone damage within a few days.

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