Vitamin D

Vitamin D (Calciferol) Benefits and Function

Benefits of Vitamin D (Calciferol)   To get the full benefits of Vitamin D, it is important to maintain consistent and optimum levels of vitamin D in the body. This is most…

What is Vitamin D?

A fat-soluble hormone is a vitamin D precursor which contributes to the normal level of maintenance in the bloodstream of calcium and phosphorus.   As a vitamin, it not exactly correct to describe, but it can…

Vitamin D and Osteoporosis

The importance of calcium and vitamin D to maintain bone health is often unfairly ignored by both medical professionals and ordinary citizens. In addition, adequate intake of these two vitamins is not…

Vitamin D and Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic, genetically determined skin disease. Two factors are necessary for this disease to appear. One of them is constant but it can not cause clinical symptoms of psoriasis by itself.…

Vitamin D and Multiple Sclerosis

Vitamin D affects the occurrence of multiple sclerosis.   Multiple sclerosis is the most common disease of the nervous system, which progresses slowly and is characterized by the build-up of plaques, which…

The history of vitamin D

Known in the history of medicine as “the cure for rickets” or popularly called the “sunshine vitamin”, vitamin D is for historical reasons, ranked among the vitamins, although the majority of the characteristics are…

Vitamin D deficiency and HIV

Nearly a third of HIV+ person suffers from a lack of vitamin D.   The body is supplied with vitamin D from food that people intake and produced by the skin when…

Vitamin D and Skin 

  The recommended daily dosage can be provided through food, taking supplements and skin exposure to sunlight, specifically UVB rays of the spectrum.   Vitamin D is naturally to be found in…

Vitamin D and Diabetes

Diabetes (Diabetes Mellitus) is a chronic condition that is caused by inadequate secretion or action of insulin (a hormone produced in the pancreas gland – the pancreas), and which is responsible for the…

Vitamin D and Osteomalacia

Osteomalacia is a term for a disorder of mineralization of bones (after growth). Osteomalacia, in a child who has not finished growing, is always associated with rickets, and after the end of growth,…