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Both Easy and Beneficial to Raise Vitamin D Levels

It’s 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 of us worldwide. (2) Low vitamin D status is connected to a varied assortment of diseases. Improving vitamin D levels is beneficial and easy…if vitamin D supplementation is followed. Spengel Chiropractic encourages our McHenry chiropractic patients to check and improve as necessary their vitamin D levels. Spengel Chiropractic is confident that positive health benefits will follow from this effort.

DISEASES LINKED TO LOW VITAMIN D LEVELS

A rampant vitamin D deficiency is correlated with many diseases. The incidence of cancers like breast, colorectal, kidney, lung, and pancreatic is related to low vitamin D levels. Diabetes, rickets, rheumatic arthritis, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer diseases, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, osteomalacia, osteoporosis, and fractures in adults are too. (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 success of the treatment. (4) Spengel Chiropractic notes that this is interesting as these two conditions are also known to be affected by vitamin D status as well. McHenry chiropractic care at Spengel Chiropractic benefits McHenry chiropractic patients with these conditions.

BENEFITS OF IMPROVING VITAMIN D LEVELS

Supplementing those who take antidepressants with vitamin D is shown 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 level dose of vitamin D (1000 units/kg I.P.) to post-surgical back patients for 3 weeks straight eases symptoms of neuropathic pain. (5) Spengel Chiropractic sees how these benefits are worth the work our McHenry chiropractic patients would accept to raise low vitamin D levels.

HOW TO RAISE VITAMIN D LEVELS

A study of healthy young women revealed 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 greater than 20 ng/L. Both witnessed their vitamin D levels increase. The elevation was witnessed in the first month of the study for those taking calcium plus vitamin D. An interesting side observation in this study: It is difficult to get people to do what is suggested! Only 67 of the 106 study women did what they were to do for the three months of the study! (6)

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Schedule your McHenry chiropractic appointment today to contribute locally to decreasing the worldwide epidemic of vitamin D deficiency. Your health status will benefit! Spengel Chiropractic looks forward to seeing you!

Spengel Chiropractic explains that it’s beneficial to raise vitamin D levels. 
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