Vitamin D is essential for promoting calcium absorption in the gut and maintaining adequate serum calcium and phosphate concentrations to enable normal mineralization of bone and prevent hypocalcemic tetany. It is also required for bone growth and remodeling by osteoblasts and osteoclasts. Without sufficient vitamin D, bones can become thin, brittle, or misshapen. Typically prescribed in conjunction with calcium to reduce the risk of bone loss. Recommended daily doses. Vitamin D deficiency has been increasingly implicated in mental health symptoms as well, especially mood disorders. See study.
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