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Vitamin D for Asthma

August 18, 2015
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Vitamin deficiency continues to appear as one of the underlying causes of seemingly unrelated ailments. This study compared the vitamin D levels of asthmatic patients with children without asthma (controls). The study found that “there was a significant decrease in the concentration of serum 25(OH) vitamin D in the asthmatic patients as compared with...
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Vitamin D to Avoid Broken Bones

August 4, 2015
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A study examined 100 patients admitted for bone fractures with “a median age of 72 (range 22-98) of whom 66 were women. The majority of the patients were at best vitamin D insufficient, <75 nmol/L (77%), and 38% were vitamin D deficient (<50 nmol/L). Only 14 patients had a formal diagnosis of osteoporosis at presentation, with...
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Vitamin D Increase Senior Muscles

July 16, 2015
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Retaining muscle strength is very important for older adults. Loss of muscle strength can contribute to lack of mobility, falls and the inability to perform daily tasks. Researchers have found that “the supplementation of vitamin D alone in postmenopausal women provided significant protective factor against the occurrence of sarcopenia (loss of muscle size and...
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Vitamin D Deficiency Increases Pneumonia?

June 30, 2015
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According to a new study, seniors with vitamin D deficiency appear more likely to contract pneumonia. Researchers found that “the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency was ~80% in patients hospitalised with CAP (community-acquired pneumonia). Vitamin D deficiency was also a significant predictor of increased 28-day all-cause mortality.” This study underscores the importance of sufficient...
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Vitamin D for Kid’s Better Breathing

April 7, 2015
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An important study examined how the lack of sufficient vitamin D impacts the lung function in children. Researchers tested children ages 5-18 and found that “the mean forced vital capacity (breathing in) was 53.4 mL, and the mean forced expiratory volume (breathing out) in 1 second was 48.2 mL lower for children with insufficient...
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Low Back Pain & Vitamin D

March 17, 2015
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A study entitled “Relationship between vitamin D deficiency and chronic low back pain in postmenopausal women” looked at how chronic low back pain may associated with vitamin D deficiency. Researchers found that for older women, “Vitamin D deficiency was significantly more common in patients suffering from chronic LBP than in controls.” If you or...
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Low Vitamin D = Cardiovascular Disease

February 17, 2015
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In research terms you will ordinarily hear studies talk about an “association” between two events. As an example, several studies have shown an association between low vitamin D and cardiovascular disease. This generally means there isn’t yet enough research to say it is a cause. A recent review of the research has determined that...
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Vitamin D for Infant Food Allergies

December 30, 2014
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A new study examined the relationship between food sensitivity and levels of vitamin D in infants. The study found that “significant differences in (Vitamin D) levels were found between groups on number and degree of food sensitization. Vitamin D deficiency increased the risk of sensitization to food allergens, especially to milk and wheat.” The...
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Vitamin D for Dementia & AD

December 16, 2014
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A recent study compared the risk of dementia and Alzheimer disease among elderly with low vitamin D concentrations and elderly with sufficient vitamin D. What they found is that those who were deficient in vitamin D were 53% more likely to experience “all-cause dementia” and 69% more likely to experience Alzheimer disease. Those elderly...
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Prevent Osteoporosis Better

December 2, 2014
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An interesting study looked to “assess the diet for its effect on normal bone mineralization and qualitative analysis of dietary supplements used in the prevention of osteoporosis.” The authors found that “consumers have insufficient knowledge about lifestyle diseases, including osteoporosis.” They conclude that “diet of large part of society is not properly balanced which...
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