Washington: A new study has suggested that low vitamin D levels in kids may cause anemia, a severe condition of which leads to damage of vital organs by depriving them of oxygen.Anemia occurs when the body has too few oxygen-carrying red blood cells, and is diagnosed by measuring hemoglobin levels. Symptoms of mild anemia include fatigue, lightheadedness and low energy.To examine the relationship between hemoglobin and vitamin D, researchers analyzed data from the blood samples of more than 9,400 children in the 2-18 years age group.They found out that lower the vitamin D levels, lower was the hemoglobin and higher the risk for anemia.
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