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Vitamin D Reduces Fractures

July 18, 2013

The risk of breaking bones is especially serious for seniors. A broken hip can result in eventual death for an elderly person.

A recent study found that vitamin D supplements can provide “a 30% reduction in the risk of hip fracture and a 14% reduction in the risk of any nonvertebral fracture.” The average amount that was found effective was 800 IU daily.

If you are an older adult, talk to your doctor of chiropractic to insure that you are getting enough vitamin D.

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