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Rickets/Osteomalacia


About
A lack of vitamin D can cause Rickets or Osteomalacia.


Notes
  • Make sure you are taking supplements for overall good health. If you are not taking these basic supplements, we recommend Enfuz from Vitabase. When you take a small packet of pills each day, you get all the basic nutrition you need. Each packet contains a multi-vitamin, CoQ10 (for heart health), Omega 3, Vitamin D-3, a probiotic, and a powerful set of antioxidants to help your body fight off disease.
  • Take a food allergy test.


Advice
  • Avoid junk food, soft drink, and sugar.
  • Eat more fruit and vegetables.
  • This condition may be hard to detect if your child has celiac disease, allergies (severe), asthma, colon disturbances, and bronchitis.



Helpful nutrients for this condition.

Boron
Importance: Very High
Comments: Helps with calcium uptake.


Calcium
Importance: Very High
Comments: Provides needed minerals to the bones. Stay away from sources such as dolomite and bone meal that may include lead.


Phosphorus
Importance: Very High
Comments: Helps with construction of bones and teeth.


Silica
Importance: Very High
Comments: Provides silicon. Fortifies bones and connective tissue. Boosts calcium uptake.


Vitamin D
Importance: Very High
Comments: Makes calcium and phosphorus more effective.


Betaine hydrochloride (HCl)
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Aids in digestion.


Cod liver oil
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Provides vitamins A and D.


Multivitamin and mineral complex
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Provides needed vitamins and minerals. High-potency formula is recommended if you suffer from malabsorption.


Vitamin B12
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Provides needed vitamin B12.


Proteolytic enzymes
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Helps with digestion.


Vitamin A
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Helps with growing process.


Zinc
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Enhances calcium uptake. Zinc gluconate lozenges or OptiZinc are recommended.



Helpful herbs and supplements for this condition.

Dandelion Root, nettle, oat straw, and horsetail
Type: Internal
Purposes: Great source for magnesium and calcium for strong bones.