Vitamin D deficiency is often ignored as a potential reason for consistent fatigue. A series of studies have shown that a low vitamin D level is likely to cause debilitating fatigue.
A case in point was a woman who constantly complained about chronic morning fatigue and headaches. It turned out she suffered from a severely low vitamin D in the blood (below 5.9 ng/ml), as the normal level should stand at 20ng/ml. After taking vitamin D supplements, her symptoms dissipated. Another study involving female nurses showed a strong relationship between vitamin D deficiency and self-reported fatigue. Around 86% of participants had low vitamin levels.
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