Recent research studies indicate that Vitamin D deficiency can lead to a loss of bone density, which can contribute to osteoporosis and fractures . It can also cause osteomalacia, which is lean bones. Lean bones are weak bones that cause pain and muscle weakness.
Severe vitamin D deficiency can also lead to other diseases. In children, it can cause rickets. Rickets is a rare disease that causes the bones to become soft and bend. In women, it can cause hair loss and headaches.
Researchers are studying vitamin D for its possible connections to several medical conditions, including diabetes, drug-resistant high blood pressure, cancer, resisting obesity, depression, insomnia and autoimmune conditions.
In case of vitamin D deficiency, 57357 Patients and non- patients can consult on the treatment plan at the Nutritional therapy department’s Vitamin D clinic located on the first floor twice a week on Sundays and Wednesdays from 4pm to 6pm. Cost of the visit is L.E.120.