Houston Bioidentical Hormones Experts, Wade Huey, M.D. & Rebecca Crowley-Huey, PA-C Discuss the Link between Vitamin D Deficienc
Posted Mar 19 2010 7:05am
Low Levels of Vitamin D Raise Blood Pressure in Middle-Aged Women
Vitamin D is a hormone that has been proven to help prevent diseases such as osteoporosis, autoimmune disorders, heart disease and cancer. According to an article recently published on NaturalNews.com , researchers from the University of Michigan School of Public Health have discovered a connection between vitamin D deficiencies and high blood pressure (hypertension), particularly prevelant in menopausal and post-menopausal women. Despite the fact that the majority of the U.S. population is vitamin D deficient, studies have suggested that women who are going through menopause or are in post-menopause may require up to two times the daily recommendations to prevent a wide range of health challenges and age-related diseases.