Both Easy and Beneficial to Raise Vitamin D Levels

Vitamin D deficiency is a worldwide epidemic.. 14 in every 100 people around the world has poor vitamin D levels. (1) One published report states that it affects 1 billion people worldwide. (2) Low vitamin D status is connected to a wide assortment of diseases. Improving vitamin D levels is beneficial and easy…if vitamin D supplementation is followed. Pflugerville Wellness Center encourages our Pflugerville chiropractic patients to know and work to raise as necessary their vitamin D levels. Pflugerville Wellness Center is certain that positive health benefits will ensure from this effort.

DISEASES LINKED TO LOW VITAMIN D LEVELS

A rampant vitamin D deficiency is correlated 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 as well. (1, 2, 3) Vitamin D participates importantly in calcium homeostasis, skeletal metabolism, and the function of immune, cardiovascular and reproductive systems. (2) Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo is also research-related to vitamin D status and bone mineral density. (3) Vitamin D3 supplementation is effective in its care. Checking the occurrence of osteopenia/osteoporosis in these patients is the test as to the success of the treatment. (4) Pflugerville Wellness Center notes that this is interesting as these two conditions are also identified as being affected by vitamin D status as well. Pflugerville chiropractic care at Pflugerville Wellness Center benefits Pflugerville chiropractic patients with these conditions.

BENEFITS OF IMPROVING 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 eases symptoms of neuropathic pain. (5) Pflugerville Wellness Center sees how these benefits are worth the effort our Pflugerville chiropractic patients would undertake to raise low vitamin D levels.

HOW TO RAISE VITAMIN D LEVELS

A study of healthy young women revealed 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 more than 20 ng/L. Both witnessed their vitamin D levels increase. The elevation was seen in the first month of the study for those taking calcium plus vitamin D. An interesting side observation in this study: It’s hard to get people to do what is suggested! Only 67 of the 106 study women followed the directions for the three months of the study! (6)

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Pflugerville Wellness Center explains that it’s beneficial to raise vitamin D levels. 
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