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Causes of Vitamin D deficiency Signs of Vitamin D deficiency Fixing Vitamin D deficiency by Bill .. Posted Thu 14 May 2009 4:38pm Yesterday my wife got results from some blood tests and they showed that she had a vitamin D deficiency. I thought that this was odd since I was under the impression that anyone that got enough sun would have their bodies create enough vitamin D to stay healthy. I was apparently wrong. Not only is my wife deficient but a friend of hers as ... Read on »
Vitamin D2 vs. vitamin D3 by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:17pm An interesting question came up on the Track Your Plaque Member Forum about vitamin D2 vs. vitamin D3. This often comes up among our patients, as well. Vitamin D3 (more properly 25-OH-vitamin D3 , the form that is measured in the blood, and to be distinguished from the 1,25-diOH-vitamin D, a kidney measure, a test you do not need unle ... Read on »
Vitamin D: The Sunshine Vitamin Why Most Tanning Beds Are The Bodyâ??s Natural Way To Produce Vitamin D by Ryan Parker Posted Tue 13 Oct 2009 10:06pm Vitamin D: The Sunshine Vitamin Why Most Tanning Beds Are The Body’s Natural Way To Produce Vitamin D Vitamin D:  One Big Reason We Need Sun Exposure The ‘Sunshine Vitamin’ is linked to lowering your risk of several forms of cancer and many other diseases. ... Read on »
Poor, neglected vitamin D! by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:26pm We now routinely check blood levels of vitamin D in all our patients. I am reminded everyday that, if you're a resident of a northern climate (as we are in Wisconsin and similarly in Michigan, Washington, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, etc.), the overwhelming likelihood is that you are deficient in vitamin D. And not just a little deficient, but ... Read on »
Vitamin D Newsletter-Autism and Vitamin D by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 2:53pm Although Dr. John Cannell's most recent Vitamin D Newsletter concerns the connection between autism and vitamin D, and has nothing to do with coronary plaque reversal, this fascinating discussion between a mother of an autistic boy and Dr. Cannell is so enlightening that I thought that it was still worth passing on. I also feel very d ... Read on »
Low Vitamin D Shown to Raise Death Risk - Report. *Surprise Source Of Vitamin D by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 3:21pm People with the lowest levels of the so-called sunshine vitamin had a 26 percent increased risk of death over eight years compared to those with the highest levels, the researchers reported in the Archives of Internal Medicine. The report follows several recent studies that have shown vitamin D may protect against a host of ailments, inc ... Read on »
Are You Deficient in Vitamin D and Calcium | Vitamin D supplementation by Bill .. Posted Tue 30 Nov 2010 10:07am Vitamin D supplementation I have seen this deceptive report this morning from news sources everywhere on Vitamin D supplementation. Apparently a study of studies by the Institute of Medicine is showing that Vitamin D and Calcium may not need to be supplemented. The trouble is lots of people that I know ... Read on »
Vitamin D3 Good, Vitamin D2 Good for Rats by Mark Pegram Posted Mon 10 Aug 2009 4:32pm Well it seems like almost since the start of understanding vitamin D in the 1930’s that vitamin D3, cholecalciferol, is equal to vitamin D2, ergocalciferol. This thought continues on today even by some of the best researchers on vitamin D. Now before we dive right into this discussion let’s just say that vitamin D3 is better than D2 for h ... Read on »
Vitamin D, Sunlight and Sunscreen - Vitamin D by Parker Health Solutions .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:26pm 1 Comment Lately, a lot of press has touted the benefits of very high Vitamin D intake (higher than the Recommended Daily Allowance).  High Vitamin D intake reportedly leads to a signification reduction in bone loss, improvements in energy, mood and immune function, fewer cancers and even a lower overall death rate.  Recent press has also put a bright ... Read on »
Vitamin D Council: ‘Vitamin D and Mental Illness’ by Duane Sherry, M.S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 07 Dec 2008 8:52pm From the [Vitamin D Council]: Vitamin D and Mental Illness Abstract We propose vitamin D plays a role in mental illness based on the following five reasons: Epidemiological evidence shows an association between reduced sun exposure and mental illness. Mental illness is associated with low 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] levels. Mental illness shows ... Read on »