HOPEWELL, VA (WWBT) - It is the fourth letter of the alphabet, but in the world of health care its importance puts it at the top of the list.
Doctor john clay is treating vitamin D deficiency at Primary Health Group-Hopewell.
The symptoms usually include fatigue. It may cause falls in the elderly who are more vulnerable if they spend little time in the sun and do not take vitamin supplements.
Prevention: vitamin D supplementation
The problem is treated with over the counter vitamin D pills or multivitamin with vitamin D in it.