Vitamin D is produced from cholesterol when the skin is exposed to sunlight.
It is the most important vitamin which works as a hormone and has a powerful effect on almost all the systems running throughout the body.
According to a study conducted in the year 2011, Vitamin D deficiency is common among the people in the USA.
Some common factors responsible for the deficiency of vitamin D are:
- Not taking care of your diet (fish and dairy products are rich in vitamin D)
- Staying indoors
- Using sunscreen while going out
Some common problems which you might face due to the deficiency of vitamin D are:
- Low bone density
- Pain in the muscles
- Weak bones
- Lack of energy
- Low testosterone levels
Yes, you read that right!
Vitamin D deficiency leads to low levels of testosterone.