It is also called ‘’Sun Shine’’ vitamin because our body can actually make Vitamin D’ from SUN
It is also a Fat soluble vitamin, it is produce by the body that promotes the absorption of calcium, regulates bone growth and plays a role in immune function.
Do you feel tired, Fatigue pain in Extremities so you are lacking of Vitamin ‘’D’’
It has two types
Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) is produced by the human body in response to sunlight and is also available through dietary sources, such as fish.
Ergocalciferol, also known as vitamin D2 and calciferol, is a type of vitamin D found in food
It is important function for the absorption of calcium from the stomach and for the functioning of calcium in the body.
No matter how much we drink milk until Vitamins ‘’D’’ will not get us from sunlight Calcium absorption will not be in our Body
Vitamin ‘’D’’ Sources- SUN IS A VITAMIN ‘’D’ FACTORY OR IN DIET LIVER OR MUSHROOM GOOD SOURCE LIKE FACTORY WORK
NON VEG- Salmon Fish, Tuna, Egg yolk, Beef liver,
Sign & Symptoms for vitamin D’’ low-
• You feeling tiredness, dullness.
• Pain in Bone, Back
• Depression or mood Swing.
• Delay wound healing.
• Muscle pain.
• Hair loss.
Vitamin ‘D’’ Deficient differ in Children or Adult.
In Children- Vitamin ‘’D’’ Deficiency is called Rickets
Children Chest is Deformed projection of Breast Bone The prominent knobs of bone at the costo-chondral joints of rickets is called Pigeon chest or Rachitic ROSERY
Vitamin D’’ Deficient in Adult is called ‘’OSTEOMALACIA’’
Symptoms- when low calcium level in our Blood so
Increase heart Rhythm Because Vitamin ‘’D’’ maintain Calcium, Phosphate levels.
Numbness in Arms & legs
Weak & softening of bone
Feeling of spasm in our hands & feet.
HOW TO Prevent & treat Vitamin ‘D’ Deficiency??
You stand in the sun or spend time in sunlight for 5 – 30 minutes between 10 am and 3 pm two times in a week to the face, arms, legs, or back don’t use sunscreen at that time is usually enough to help boost vitamin D intake
• Take food which have Vitamin ‘’D’
• The goal is to NorMALIZE Vitamin ‘’D’’ LEVEL
• Prevent Vitamin ‘D’ defeciency.
MANAGEMENT OF Vitamin ‘D’ Deficiency??
Normal Vitamin D Requirement- 20 nanograms/milliliter to 50 ng/mL
Severe Deficiency less than 20 nograms/milliliter or less than 10 ng/mL- Treatment dose required
insuffiency-25-50 nograms/milliliter or 10-20 ng/mL- Supplement required
Sufficient- 51-75 ng/mL or 25-30 ng/mL- Life Style advice
Excess- more than 250ng/mL or more than 100ng/mL- Stop treatment