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Can low vitamin D cause ribs?
Last Updated: 25th February, 2020
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In respect to this, can low vitamin D cause costochondritis?
Vitamin D deficiency is known to cause hypertrophic costochondral junctions in children (“rachitic rosaries”) and sternal pain with adults diagnosed with osteomalacia. We propose that vitamin D deficiency may be related to the chest pain associated with costochondritis.
Additionally, what happens when your vitamin D is low? Symptoms of bone pain and muscle weakness can mean you have a vitamin D deficiency. Yet, even without symptoms, too little vitamin D can pose health risks. Low blood levels of the vitamin have been associated with the following: Increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease.
Similarly, it is asked, can low vitamin D make your legs ache?
Several studies show that low levels of vitamin D can cause increased joint and muscle pain, but the research to date is inconclusive. The physical symptoms of a deficiency may include muscle pain in the joints, including rheumatoid arthritis (RA) pain, which often occurs in the knees, legs, and hips.
Is vitamin D deficiency a sign of cancer?
In adults, vitamin D deficiency results in osteomalacia. Low vitamin D intake has also been indicated in colorectal carcinogenesis. A vitamin D deficiency has also been documented in patients with prostate cancer, ovarian cancer, as well as multiple myeloma.