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Vitamin D Deficiency Symptoms

7 Signs You May Have A Vitamin D Deficiency

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living

With the Polar Vortex now firmly in our past, we're ready to shed some layers and soak up some springtime sun. About time, too, considering it's ou...

Vitamin D Needs Don't Vary By Race After All: Study

Posted 02.12.2013 | Black Voices

Vitamin D levels are at an all-time low this time of year and for African Americans, whose vitamin D deficiency levels have consistently hovered aroun...

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.

Do You Have One of the Most Common Nutritional Deficiencies?

Kelly Dorfman | Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Kelly Dorfman

There is a cultural myth that nutritional deficiencies are rare in Western countries. People always seemed shocked when I point out their symptom could be from a classic nutrient deficiency.

Beware The Hype Around Vitamin D

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leo Galland, M.D.

When it comes to the latest controversy about the new Vitamin D report, the numbers just don't seem to add up. How else can you explain it when media outlets covering the same scientific report come up with opposing advice?

Why Antidepressants Don't Work for Treating Depression

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Here's some depressing recent medical news: Antidepressants don't work. Yet the pharmaceutical industry and FDA have deliberately deceived us into believing that they DO work.

Vitamin D: Why You Are Probably NOT Getting Enough and How That Makes You Sick

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

The economic burden due to vitamin D insufficiency in the United States is $40-$53 billion per year. This can be corrected for pennies a person per day.