1) Muscle and Bone Weakness:
Vitamin D is important for bones, muscles and teeth. Weakened bones, teeth, or muscles may be a sign that you are not getting enough of it.
2) Feeling Blue or Sad:
Researchers have found that woman with low levels of vitamin D are more likely to be depressed or struggle with deep feelings of sadness.
3) Great Pain Sensitivity:
People who struggle with chronic pains often have inadequate vitamin D levels.
4) Chronic Gum Disease:
People with lower levels of vitamin D are more vulnerable for swelling, reddening, and bleeding of gums.
5) High Blood Pressure:
Vitamin D is important for your heart too. When you don’t get enough of it, you’re blood pressure may rise.
6) Fatigue and Sleepiness:
People with lower levels of vitamin D lack the energy during the day and may have a constant feeling of fatigue.
7) Mood Swings:
Vitamin D plays a role in serotonin production. This “feel good hormone” has a major impact on our mood.
8) Decreased Endurance:
Studies have shown that athletes with lower vitamin D levels perform less and have lower energy levels compared to other athletes.
Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin, stored in our fat cells. People who are overweight or obese therefore need more vitamin D.
10) Gut Issues:
People who struggle with fat absorption (ex. Crohn’s, celiac and non-celiac gluten sensitivity, and inflammatory bowel disease), may have lower vitamin D levels as well.
11) Head Sweater:
Excessive head sweating is a common, early sign of vitamin D deficiency.
Adequate vitamin D can reduce allergies. A study done on 6000 individuals showed that people with low vitamin D levels are more susceptible to allergies.