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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?

Just In: More Vitamin D Is Not Necessarily Better, Long-Awaited Diet Guidelines Show

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Got milk? You may need a couple cups more than today's food labels say to get enough vitamin D for strong bones. But don't go overb...

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.