All posts tagged "Vitamin D"

  • vitamin d in pregnancy
    Mothers to Be, Get Your Vitamin D in Pregnancy

    Should you be Concerned about Vitamin D in Pregnancy? When we speak of disease and health, we often think that people who are healthy are ‘lucky’ and people who are unhealthy as ‘unlucky’. But the debate is...

    • Posted September 5, 2009
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  • Vitamin D Rickets is back with a vengeance
    Vitamin D Rickets Is Back with a Vengeance

    Kids get so little Vitamin D these days, that Vitamin D Rickets- a disease that was thought to be virtually eradicated over 50 years ago in developed countries- is back again. Rickets,  with it’s characteristic bowed legs...

    • Posted May 25, 2009
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  • Vitamin D Decreases Incidence of Blood Clots!

    With March being National Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month (I’m not making this up!), you would think that  This Study would have garnered more attention than it did. But for most of National Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness...

    • Posted March 27, 2009
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  • statins increase vitamin d levels
    Do Statins Work by Raising Vitamin D Levels?

    Here’s an interesting little fact about the connection between vitamin d and statins. A study entitled Effects of Atorvastatin on vitamin D levels in patients with acute ischemic heart disease show that statins, the class of drugs...

    • Posted February 8, 2009
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