a world-wide epidemic: vitamin D deficiency. 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 linked
to a wide assortment of diseases. Bettering
vitamin D levels is beneficial and easy…if vitamin D supplementation is followed.
Amelia Chiropractic Clinic encourages our Fernandina Beach chiropractic patients to know
and improve as necessary their vitamin D levels.
Amelia Chiropractic Clinic is confident that positive health benefits
will follow from this effort.
DISEASES RELATED TO LOW VITAMIN D LEVELS
A rampant vitamin D deficiency is associated
with many diseases. The incidence of cancers like lung, pancreatic,
colorectal, kidney, breast
is associated with 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-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) Amelia Chiropractic Clinic
notes that this is interesting as these two conditions are also identified
as being influenced by vitamin D status as well. Fernandina Beach
chiropractic care at Amelia Chiropractic Clinic benefits Fernandina Beach 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 equal
dose of vitamin D (1000 units/kg I.P.) to post-surgical back patients for 3
weeks straight eases
symptoms of neuropathic pain. (5) Amelia Chiropractic Clinic sees how
these benefits are worth the effort our Fernandina Beach
chiropractic patients would undertake to elevate
low vitamin D levels.
HOW TO RAISE VITAMIN D LEVELS
A study of healthy young women showed that taking
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 saw their vitamin D levels raise. The rise was witnessed
within the first 30 days
of the study for those taking calcium plus vitamin D. An
interesting side finding in this study: It’s difficult
to get people to do what is suggested! Only 67 of the 106
study women took the recommended
supplements for the 3 months of the
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Schedule your Fernandina Beach chiropractic appointment today
to make an impact locally to reducing the
worldwide epidemic of vitamin D deficiency. Your health status will benefit!
Amelia Chiropractic Clinic looks forward to your visit!