Tag Archives: vitamin D
The sun is the best natural source of vitamin D, which can help reduce blood pressure while improving treatment for various diseases, however, too much exposure to solar radiation can result in potentially serious skin damage. Is there a certain… Read More
Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy increases the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) in children, suggests a new study published in JAMA Neurology. While research proves that increased levels of vitamin D decrease the risk of MS in adulthood, some… Read More
Pneumonia risk varies with vitamin D and E levels, smoking, and exercise. The findings come from researchers at the University of Finland who uncovered that low vitamin D serum levels are a risk factor for pneumonia. The researchers found that… Read More
Prostate cancer aggressiveness has been found to be linked to low levels of vitamin D in a new study. The researchers from Northwestern Medicine revealed that the vitamin D deficiency in men could help predict aggressive prostate cancer identified at… Read More
A new study has found that vitamin D supplements do not reduce pain or slow down the progression of arthritis in the knee even in patients with low levels of vitamin D. There is currently no treatment to stop the… Read More
Multiple sclerosis patients may benefit from higher vitamin D dosage levels. Research has found that high dose vitamin D3 for multiple sclerosis patients may help regulate the body’s hyperactive immune response. The findings come from researchers at Johns Hopkins.
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Everybody is talking about February being Heart Month, but aside from matters of the heart, you should know that vitamin D deficiency and smoking are important risk factors for macular degeneration – as February is also Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)… Read More
New findings uncovered that a vitamin D deficiency in older men does not increase the risk of worsening obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Senior investigator, Ken Kunisaki, M.D., said, “The link between obesity and vitamin D deficiency can be explained a… Read More
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) has been shown to be associated with low vitamin D levels. IBS is a gastrointestinal disorder that disrupts the function of the gastrointestinal tract, leading to discomfort and sensitivities. Although the cause of IBS is unknown,… Read More
For as long as you can remember, you have been told that calcium and milk products are what it takes for strong and healthy bones. Although this isn’t completely false, it’s not the complete truth either. Bones are made up… Read More
Vitamin D does not reduce the risk of an asthma patient catching a cold, according to a new study. The findings were surprising, due to the fact that previous studies found a 40 percent decrease in asthma related issues for… Read More
2015 saw many advancements in multiple sclerosis, from new treatment options to digging deeper for potential causes. With each passing news topic we gain a greater understanding of the debilitating disease.
Here is a roundup of the top five multiple… Read More