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Can Vitamin D deficiency lead to erectile dysfunction?

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is often a vascular condition. It is caused by a damage to the endothelium. Vitamin D deficiency increases the risk of...

Can Vitamin D deficiency increase risk of diabetes?

Human body needs to maintain adequate levels of Vitamin D for the prevention and alleviation of chronic diseases. People having Vitamin D deficiency are...

Can Vitamin D deficiency be more acute in winters?

Vitamin D deficiency is seen to rise among many in winters due to the lack of skin exposure towards sunshine. Sunlight allows Vitamin D...

Can Vitamin D deficiency lead to kidney problems?

People having Vitamin D deficiency are more than twice as likely to develop albuminuria over a period of time (as per the American Journal...

Can sunscreens cause Vitamin D deficiency in our body?

Yes, sunscreens can cause Vitamin D deficiency since it blocks your skin’s exposure to ultraviolet rays of the sun.  As per the findings published...

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