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Does Vitamin D deficiency cause hair loss and muscle cramps in the legs

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Asked by  manandhar.sam55957700 on August 4, 2016

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     IAW on

    It can cause both. Muscles use a lot of Vitamin D.Muscle cramps can also be caused by a mineral deficiency like magnesium. If you also have a deficiency in Vitamin D, then you cannot absorb calcium from your diet very well, if at all.

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