WHAT IS CALCIUM DEFICIENCY? May 5, 2011 crizlai Calcium is one mineral that is important in everyone’s diet. By having calcium deficiency, one may experience a long term effect of the bones thinning, osteoporosis or osteomalacia. It has been known through a recent study that the deficiency may lead to other diseases such as hypertension, high blood pressure or even colon cancer. Some major symptoms of calcium deficiency can be detected clearly on people who would look rather pale, energy drained, tired, easily nervous, suffer from mental derangements and sensitive to cold temperature. Due to the changes in the bones and muscles, a calcium deficient person may have porous and fragile bones, tooth decay, heart palpitations, muscle cramps, and so on which may lead to other health complications if left untreated. Back cramps, joint pains, tingling and numbness are a few of other symptoms that one may experience. Luckily, there are ways to prevent having calcium deficiency today as you could have the adequate amount either in a dietary form or as a calcium supplement. Of course, it would best if you could approach your respective health care provider or your medical practitioner for more advice on calcium deficiency. I'm thirsty for a drink now. Would you be kind enough to treat me?