Vitamin D deficiency could prove to be the next big health scare in India as it impacts the foundation of health and can lead to many other diseases.
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We have made tremendous progress in our understanding of healthcare patterns in India. This understanding has been employed in improving certain key parameters. A good example is life expectancy at birth for the Indians.
Traditionally Vitamin D deficiency has been associated with soft bones leading to skeletal deformities and a medical condition called rickets. This vitamin is essential for strong bones because it helps the body absorb calcium from the diet. Research over the years has also proven that vitamin d is protecting us against a host of other medical conditions and other health problems, there by further increasing its importance.
If you have pain in the joints, and you have a desk job then chances are that you have Vitamin D deficiency. And the surprising fact are that you are not alone in this. According to a study done by Metropolis Healthcare in 2015, 7 put of 10 people in urban India are Vitamin D deficient.