Pain in legs and joints can be caused by many reasons, old age included, but it`s very probable that you lack this vitamin.
When back pain starts to affect negatively your everyday life, try to stay active, don`t spend too much energy and time on the pain. Read about this vitamin deficiency, how it is connected to the pain and how to treat this problem.
Researches show that joint pain can be caused by vitamin D deficiency. After a while, if not treated, the pain will get much worse, leading to more serious problems like arthritis.
Lacking vitamin D? Look for symptoms like:
- Low sleep quality
- Pain in your feet
- Problems with balance
- Irritated feet
With this simple test you will make sure if you lack vitamin D: just press the sternum- if it causes pain, you probably have vitamin D deficiency.
More vitamin D
Sun is the best vitamin D source, so try getting out in the sun at least 10 minutes every day, in the period before 10 AM and after 4 PM. If you live in a place where there is not enough sunlight, you will have to consume more food rich in this vitamin like mushrooms, egg yolks, tuna or mackerel.
Joint pain can be caused by the following: