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Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Difficulty getting up the stairs could be a sign
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Symptoms of vitamin D deficiency are often “nonspecific or vague,” meaning it can get missed. It is not until some of the more common symptoms that it usually gets diagnosed. These include bone pain, as well as rickets among children.
According to Patient Info, “difficulty” in climbing stairs can signal a deficiency.
It explains: “In more severe deficiency (known as osteomalacia), there may be more severe pain and also weakness.