Vitamin D Deficiency Common In Rheumatic Illnesses

There have been two separate studies done that revealed that vitamin Ddeficiency is a common denominator in patients with a range of rheumatic illnesses.  Over half of the patients had below normal … [Read more...]

Strong Association with Vitamin D Level & Lymphoma Progression & Survival

“The findings support the growing association between vitamin D and cancer risk and outcomes, and suggest that vitamin D supplements might help even those patients already diagnosed with some forms of … [Read more...]

Possible Link with Vitamin D Deficiency & Asthma Severity

A a study published in the May 1st issue of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine  has revealed some new information on a possible link between vitamin D deficiency and … [Read more...]

Risk of MS Associated With Vitamin D Deficiency Plus Common Genetic Variant

Researchers have discovered that in people with the DRB1 variant associated with MS, Vitamin D may play a very critical role. If there is a deficiency of Vitamin D, this gene may not function … [Read more...]

Vitamin D Testing Kits Available Online

The Vitamin D Council is offering for sale online your choice of two Vitamin D testing kits.  The first kit, which costs $65.00,will detect whether or not you are Vitamin D deficient and monitor … [Read more...]

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Mood Disorders In Women

Research keeps showing that vitamin D deficiency is causing a lot of health problems and now there is more reason for women to worry.  The September-October issue of the Journal of Midwifery and … [Read more...]

Low Vitamin D Associated with Increased Risk of Death

A report in the July 11th issue of Archives of Internal Medicine states that people with low levels of vitamin D appear to have a higher risk of death from all causes. According to background … [Read more...]

Vitamin D Deficiency – A Disease of Neglect

If you are concerned about vitamin D deficiency, you will want to watch this great free video presentation by Dr. Michael Holick, PhD, MD - "The Vitamin D Pandemic and Its Health Consequences". Dr. … [Read more...]

Low Vitamin D May Be Harmful to Bones of Those with IBD

A recent study involving a group of patients with IBD (inflammatory bowel disease) found a link between inadequate vitamin D levels and lower bone mineral density. Maintaining adequate vitamin D … [Read more...]

Vitamin D & Vitamin D Deficiency Links

Through my site meter, I have been noticing that a lot of searches are coming through for people looking for information on Vitamin D & Vitamin D deficiency. Since this seems to be a popular … [Read more...]

Vitamin D Deficiency Tied to Back Pain In Older Women

New research shows that older women who are not getting enough of Vitamin D through their supplements and other means are at risk for suffering from back pain. In the Journal of the American … [Read more...]

The Dangers of Vitamin D Deficiency

I wrote an article online about the dangers of Vitamin D deficiency and thought it would be fitting for this site. Never try to diagnose yourself. Always see a physician with any questions on Vitamin … [Read more...]

Vitamin D Culprit In Fibromyalgia?

I was reading an article in the local newspaper that was talking about how low levels of Vitamin D can make you prone to cancer and fragile bones. Researchers say people with low blood levels of … [Read more...]

Vitamin D Deficiency

When I was at the F & F Center last week meeting with the doctor regarding my blood work, he mentioned that I have a serious Vitamin D deficiency that needed to be treated ASAP.  I was surprised … [Read more...]