Hypocalcemia is a condition caused by a lack of calcium in the bloodstream. Calcium levels in the blood should be between 4.5 and 5.5 mEq/L. Osteopenia and osteoporosis are two other conditions linked to calcium deficiency.
- Inadequate calcium intake.
- Intolerance of calcium-rich foods.
- Hormonal changes.
- Any hereditary factors.
- Smoking reduces estrogen levels, which can lead to calcium deficiency.
- Vitamin D deficiency makes calcium absorption more difficult.