Vitamin D3 helps your body absorb calcium. Without vitamin D3, your body cannot use the calcium and other minerals you ingest to maintain strong bones. Studies show insufficient vitamin D3 can cause pain in the back and leg bones, joints, and ribs. This may be due to gradual bone loss.
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