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Vitamin D and Sleep

Low on Vitamin D, Sleep Suffers

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 03.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

We're nearing the end of what's been a long winter for people in many parts of the United States. In the middle and northern regions of the U.S., where winter brings not only cold but limited sun, people aren't only deprived of warmth, they also may be deficient in an important nutrient: Vitamin D.

Vitamin D Deficiency And Daytime Sleepiness: Skin Pigmentation Is A Complicated Factor

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 04.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

We've seen evidence that vitamin D deficiency is associated with sleep problems, particularly with daytime sleepiness. A new study examined the link between daytime sleepiness and vitamin D, and also considered one of the major risk factors of vitamin D deficiency: skin pigmentation.

Tired? Try Vitamin D

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Michael J. Breus

A recent case study showed that for a patient with severe sleepiness and a vitamin D deficiency, a vitamin D supplementation improved her daytime sleepiness dramatically.