Vitamin D has received a lot of media attention in recent years. Medical studies have linked this vitamin with everything from preventing broken bones, to warding off colds, to even a decreased risk of cancer. While conclusive proof for some these claims is still being looked for, knowing your vitamin D levels can be the first step in taking better charge of your own health.
Symptoms of anemia include low energy levels, headaches, weakness, changes in heart rate, reduced exercise tolerance, and shortness of breath. People with anemia may look pale, have jaundice (yellowing of the skin and/or eyes), or have changes in the shape of their nails.