Signs that you have calcium deficiency

Signs that you have calcium deficiency

Signs that you have calcium deficiency

Signs that you have calcium deficiency
Signs that you have calcium deficiency

Calcium is a very important nutrient, especially for women. Calcium helps to build strong bones and teeth. It also helps to promote a regular heartbeat, helps our blood to clot properly, and helps to conduct nerve impulses correctly.We can also take calcium supplements to help ensure we are taking an adequate amount (which is anywhere from 1,000 mg. up to 1,500 mg. a day depending on age).

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Muscle Cramping can be an early sign that you are developing a calcium deficiency. These types of cramps generally occur at night, especially in the legs.

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A common calcium deficiency sign can be seen in your skin and your nails. When your skin becomes dry and your fingernails become brittle (break easily), you could be lacking from calcium. If these symptoms are present, you may also want to check to see if your teeth are becoming yellow. The teeth and the bones can be severely affected from a lack of calcium.

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A woman may begin experience more cramping or a change in her menstrual flow if she is suffering from a calcium deficiency. Adding more calcium to a diet may ease these symptoms.

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If you begin to suffer from several small bone fractures or full bone breakage, you should really evaluate the amount of calcium in your diet. This is a severe symptom of calcium deficiency.

By Krupali Shah

About Krupali Shah

Graduate in Biochemistry and currently pursuing second year in MSc Sports Nutrition. Indepth passionate knowledge in the field of Nutrition, Exercise, Lifestyle related disorders, Fitness, Wellness and so on. Accomplised major projects on Balance Training, Effect of Antioxidant Supplementation on Exercise Performance, and Pilates Exercises for Core Strength. Did Internship at "Qi lifecare" and "Asian Heart City Center" exposing to different forms of exercise and has counseled people visiting the rehabilitation center. Worked as a Nutritionist at "Your Fitness Club", Borivali, took Assessments and Diet recalls of people visiting the gym. Currently working on the "Biggest Fitness Revolution through Zumba Dance Fitness" focusing on the parameters like: 1. weight 2. inches 3. cardiovascular endurance 4. muscular strength and endurance 5. stress 6. diet 7. fat loss Fitness Testing before beginning any physical activity is must because it is an indicator of overall health. Above parameters are checked before beginning any activity and would be monitored at regular intervals to complete the research work.