- Headaches and exhaustion
Our bodies’ ability to convert vitamin D into erythropoietin and other hormones depends on healthy, functioning kidneys (EPO). This hormone is crucial for the development of red blood cells. Lack of renal function results in decreased EPO production. Your muscles and brain quickly become exhausted as a result of the reduction in red blood cells, which carry oxygen.
Warning: Anemia is a typical symptom of chronic kidney disease. When a person has 20% to 50% of normal kidney function, anemia may begin to develop. You should see your doctor right away if you’re getting enough rest and sleep but still feel exhausted, low on energy, and in general weak.
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