Vitamin D Deficiency: Weak Bones, Depression, Schizophrenia And Other Health Risks Involved

Vitamin D Deficiency: Weak Bones, Depression, Schizophrenia And Other Health Risks Involved

Vitamin D deficiency may be caused because of spending too much indoors

 

Highlights

  1. Poor diet and lifestyle can lead to Vitamin D deficiency
  2. Vitamin D is required by the body to absorb calcium and strengthen bones
  3. Vitamin D deficiency can increase risks of osteoporosis

Vitamin D or the sunshine vitamin is an important nutrient for the body. Vitamin D deficiency can lead to weak bones and increase risk of osteoporosis and arthritis. And if a new study is to be believed, then the vitamin can lead to aggressive behaviour in adolescents. Conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan, the study found a link between Vitamin D deficiency in young kids to aggression in their adolescent age. The sunshine vitamin is synthesised in the body in the presence of sunlight. The body needs it to absorb calcium and make bones stronger