How To Deal With Rickets / Rickets In Adulthood?
Good afternoon, I want to ask, what is the cure for the treatment of rickets in women aged 36 years …rim’s
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Vitamin D works for bone formation and maintains bone density so bones are not brittle.
Vitamin D deficiency can occur since children, where the disease is called rickets / rickets. Because children are still experiencing active bone growth, then children who have vitamin D deficiency will experience bone growth that is not appropriate, so that bone deformities can occur, the bones appear crooked, bumpy, easily broken, etc. The limbs can show an O or X shape.
Vitamin D deficiency in adulthood is called osteomalacia. Because adults have not experienced active bone growth, in this condition the bones are still normal but fragile, making it easy to experience bone pain and even broken.
Daily vitamin D requirements are 400 IU in adults and 200 IU at less than 18 years of age. This is to prevent diseases caused by vitamin D deficiency.
To maintain normal levels of vitamin D, intake of foods such as milk, eggs, shrimp, salmon, fish oil, etc. which contain high levels of vitamin D must be consumed adequately every day. In addition, morning sun exposure is also important for the maturation of vitamin D in the body so that it can be used optimally as it should. For that, make it a habit to expose the body to the morning sun.
For someone who is already experiencing vitamin D deficiency, vitamin D supplementation can be given at a dose that is adjusted to the severity of the vitamin D deficiency condition.
Regarding this matter, you should discuss with your doctor to determine the severity through physical and supportive examinations, and adjust the treatment with the right dosage.
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