Both Easy and Beneficial to Raise Vitamin D Levels

It’s a world-wide epidemic: low vitamin D levels. 14% of the world population has poor vitamin D levels. (1) One published report states that it affects 1 billion of us worldwide. (2) Low vitamin D status is linked to a varied assortment of diseases. Improving vitamin D levels is beneficial and easy…if vitamin D supplementation is taken. Fort Wayne Chiropractic Radiological Center encourages our Fort Wayne chiropractic patients to know and work to raise as necessary their vitamin D levels. Fort Wayne Chiropractic Radiological Center is sure that positive health benefits will follow from this effort.

DISEASES RELATED TO LOW VITAMIN D LEVELS

A widespread vitamin D deficiency is associated with many diseases. The incidence of cancers like breast, colorectal, kidney, lung, and pancreatic is related to low vitamin D levels. Diabetes, rickets, rheumatic arthritis, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer diseases, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, osteomalacia, osteoporosis, and fractures in adults are too. (1, 2, 3) Vitamin D plays a key role in calcium homeostasis, skeletal metabolism, and the function of immune, cardiovascular and reproductive systems. (2) Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo is also research-connected to vitamin D status and bone mineral density. (3) Vitamin D3 supplementation is effective in its care. Testing for the occurrence of osteopenia/osteoporosis in these patients is the test as to the effectiveness of the treatment. (4) Fort Wayne Chiropractic Radiological Center notes that this is interesting as these two conditions are also known to be affected by vitamin D status too. Fort Wayne chiropractic care at Fort Wayne Chiropractic Radiological Center benefits Fort Wayne chiropractic patients with these conditions.

BENEFITS OF RAISING VITAMIN D LEVELS

Supplementing those who take antidepressants with vitamin D is documented to improve the antidepressive effect. Researchers propose that vitamin D may be beneficial for other such conditions beyond just depression like schizophrenia, cognitive disturbances, attention deficit disorder, and autism. (1) Giving a daily same dose of vitamin D (1000 units/kg I.P.) to post-surgical back patients on day one through day 21 lessens symptoms of neuropathic pain. (5) Fort Wayne Chiropractic Radiological Center sees how these benefits are worth the work our Fort Wayne chiropractic patients would accept to raise poor vitamin D levels.

HOW TO RAISE VITAMIN D LEVELS

A study of healthy young women showed that consuming calcium plus vitamin D (1500 IU) by those with less than 20ng/L or 800 IU of vitamin D by those with levels of greater than 20 ng/L. Both saw their vitamin D levels raise. The elevation was witnessed in the first month of the study for those taking calcium plus vitamin D. An interesting side finding in this study: It is difficult to get people to do what is suggested! Only 67 of the 106 study participants took the recommended supplements for the three months of the study! (6)

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Fort Wayne Chiropractic Radiological Center explains that it’s beneficial to raise vitamin D levels. 
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