Apr 20, 2024, 11:49 AM IST

Signs and symptoms of calcium deficiency in body

Ritik Raj

Unhealthy oral hygiene: Tooth decay and gum disease can result from a calcium deficiency.

Fatigue: A calcium deficiency's initial symptom is fatigue.

Muscle stiffness, pain, and spasms: The deficiency may result in these symptoms.

Numbness and tingling: Nerve function deficiencies can result in numbness and tingling in the hands, feet, and toes.

Seizures: A deficiency in calcium can cause seizures.

Neurological and psychological symptoms: It may result in disorientation, memory loss, restlessness or irritability, depression, and hallucinations, among other problems.

Abnormal heart rhythm: Ventricular arrhythmias, which can be fatal, can result from severe deficiencies.

Skin, hair, and nails: Insufficient calcium can result in brittle nails, thinner hair, and dry, scaly skin.

Disclaimer: This content including advice gives generic information only and is in no way a substitute for qualified medical opinion.