Vitamine D3 in chronic pain seems a natural and logical treatment for chronic pain states. In the institute of neuropathic pain it was clear that most chronic pain patients have a low vitamine D3 level in the blood. Supplementing vitamine D3 seems wise in chronic pain.
VITAMIN D: WONDER PILL OR OVERKILL?
Wouldn’t it be great if one vitamin could build stronger bones and protect against diabetes, multiple sclerosis, cancer, heart disease, and depression? Or even help you lose weight? Researchers have high hopes for vitamin D — which comes from our skin’s reaction to sunlight, a few foods, and supplements.
VITAMIN D BOOSTS BONE HEALTH
Vitamin D is critical
for strong bones, from infancy into old age. It helps the body absorb calcium from food. In older adults, a daily dose of “D” and calcium helps to prevent fractures and brittle bones. Children need “D” to build strong bones and prevent rickets, a cause of bowed legs, knock knees, and weak bones. Adding the vitamin to milk in the 1930s helped to nearly eliminate the disorder.
VITAMIN D AND MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is more common far away from the sunny equator. For years…
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