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Some vitamin deficiencies go unnoticed. You are eating healthy and doing everything right, but you have brain fog, low energy, frequent colds, and other infections. Maybe you have blotchy skin that you never had before, so you assume you are getting old, and resign to living with these symptoms. Maybe you do not even mention them to your doctor because you read that healthy people do not need vitamins, and you certainly are healthy.
But insidious vitamin deficiencies can make us miserable. The No. 1 offender discovered in the past 10 years is vitamin D deficiency (Table). Prior to this finding, it was thought that vitamin D deficiency was associated with only bad bones: osteomalacia in adults and rickets in children. These bone diseases usually occur when vitamin D levels are very low.