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2. Severe and Long-Term Symptoms

An individual with a severe case may experience seizures, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias (abnormal heartbeats), and voice box seizures (laryngospasms). Chronic hypocalcemia can cause dry skin, brittle nails, and eczema, which is characterized by blisters, itchiness, and redness on the skin. Osteopenia and osteoporosis may also develop. A decrease in bone mineral density is called osteopenia and can lead to osteoporosis. This condition can also cause kidney stones, cataracts, and dementia.

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