Vitamin-D deficiency: 8 Causes & Essential Information-
Why does Every patient need vitamins?
- Vitamins are needed to increase the immune system of patients.
- When a person becomes ill, his body’s ability to make metabolic reactions decreases, because of this, the rate of energy production of the body decreases. Patients also need Vitamins to make up for this deficiency.
- In sick conditions, Patients have anorexia nervosa. He needs Vitamins.
- Hip fracture & non-vertebral fracture
- Reduce bone mineral density
- Increases the risk of Type I and Type II diabetes.
- Vitamin-D deficiency increases the risk of various types of cancer.
- Vitamin-D deficiency increases the risk of the menstrual syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, and multiple sclerosis.
What causes or who suffers from Vitamin-D deficiency?
- Exclusively breastfed infants:
Mothers who exclusively breastfeed their babies are deficient in vitamin-D.
In winter, Vitamin-D synthesis is close to zero.
- Dark skin:
Older people have lower levels of 7-dehydrocholesterol in their skin. And 75% reduction of 7- dehydrocholesterol synthesis with age. As a result, vitamin-D decreases in old age.
- Fat malabsorption:
People who have low-fat absorption have lower levels of Vitamin-D in their blood. As a result of low-fat intake, people suffer from vitamin D deficiency.
Fatty people have Vitamin-D stored in fat. As a result, Vitamin-D is low in the blood and suffers from Vitamin-D deficiency.
- Institutionalized person:
People are working in different institutions like school; college, office, court stay in the room all day. It does not get enough sunlight. They break down into Vitamin-D deficiency.
While wearing clothes, sunlight cannot come in contact with the skin. And since each of us has to wear clothes to cover the whole body, not enough sunlight can reach the surface. So you have to suffer from Vitamin-D deficiency.
- Sun Screen use:
As a result of applying sunscreen to the skin, UVB rays from the sun cannot reach the epidermis of the skin, thus impairing the synthesis of vitamin-D.