Is Vitamin D Deficiency Connected to Parkinson's Disease? A study of more than 150 Parkinson's patients found that a high percentage of subjects had vitamin D insufficiency or deficiency. Almost 70 percent.
In the past 5 years or so, we have seen a renewed interest in the sunshine vitamin because new data suggest benefits extending beyond bone health. Possibility of association of vitamin D deficiency has been described with cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, pain, asthma, allergies, depression, multiple sclerosis, and even mortality. These rea
Dr. Michael Holick, one of the leading vitamin D researchers, discusses the health benefits of vitamin D and how to optimize your vitamin D levels. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2013/12/22/dr-holick-vitamin-d-benefits.aspx
Vitamin D - what's the optimal level and how to achieve it? In this article I will expand upon some key points taken up in the podcast, and back up the case with a solid reference list of recent studies on the topic. I will also present some revealing prevalence stats on vitamin D insufficiency, in order to convince you to get your blood levels checked to find out your vitamin D status."