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‘Winter worsens bone problems’: Experts share ways to maintain bone health

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Updated on: 18 November,2022 03:16 PM IST  |  Mumbai
Sarasvati T | sarasvati.nagesh@mid-day.com

Winter is observed to impact the bone health of many Indians, especially those who show signs of Vitamin D deficiency— a major cause of bone conditions among Indian adults, as per the fifth National Family Health Survey. City-based medical experts shed light on causes and simple ways to maintain bone health during the season

‘Winter worsens bone problems’: Experts share ways to maintain bone health

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According to the fifth National Family Health Survey (NFHS), the reported prevalent deficiency of Vitamin D3 deficiency is about 50-70 percent in India, one of the major reasons why bone conditions like osteopenia and osteoporosis and others is common among Indian adults. Vitamin D and its supplement Vitamin D3 are important to controlling Calcium and Phosphate levels in the body, which determine one’s bone health.


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