Weakening of the bones
When there isn’t enough calcium, body starts to use the calcium in the bones. The risk of osteoporosis, breaking and fracturing of the bones is high. In long term, it can affect your posture and your strength.
Muscle pain and cramps
When the calcium level is low, nerve cells get extra sensitive, which causes sudden cramps and pain. Muscles twitches, numbness and tingling of the arms and legs can occur due to the same reason.
Weakening of the teeth
The importance of calcium for the formation of the teeth is great. In its absence during childhood, the teeth may grow late and they may decay. Similar dental problems can also be observed in adults.
Getting sick frequently
Calcium plays an important role in the immune system; it helps fighting against viruses, bacteria and fungi. The risk of getting cold or infection is higher among the people who have calcium deficiency.
It also increases the level of oxygen in the blood and accelerates the healing process of the wounds.
Having trouble with losing weight
According to the researches, obese people cannot get the calcium that they need. If you are having trouble with losing weight, it may be related to calcium deficiency.
Increased premenstrual symptoms
If the premenstrual symptoms like increased appetite, cramps, moodiness and swelling are experienced excessively, you may not be getting enough calcium.
Late puberty in girls
Girls who have calcium deficiency may enter puberty late and they may experience menstrual irregularity and menstrual pain. It can also cause fertility problems in the later years.
Constant sleeping problems
Calcium helps releasing melatonin, the sleeping hormone. When it lacks, the production of melatonin gets disrupted.