Posts Tagged: Vitamin D

Vitamin D Deficiency: What You Need to Know

In recent years an increasing amount of attention has been given to the importance of vitamin D. Since vitamin D comes from exposure to the sun, and most full-time jobs require sitting at a desk all day, many people are deficient in this essential vitamin. In fact, a study documented in Medical Express found that… Read more »

Study Finds that Vitamin D is a Risk Factor for Stress Fractures

Stress Fracture Treatment and Vitamin D Stress fractures are known for causing tiny cracks in a bone and pain to the affected area. This type of injury is often sustained through repetitive movements or overuse common in sports like┬álong-distance running. Many individuals and athletes that run long distances or those that engage in activities that… Read more »

Why is vitamin D good for you?

Vitamin D is an important vitamin for your body. This fat-soluble vitamin is found in fish oils and liver, and is sometimes added to foods as a supplement. You can also get vitamin D from exposure to the sun. There are many reasons why vitamin D is good for you. Here are 7 of them:… Read more »

Elite Ballet Dancers During Winter – Does Vitamin D Supplement Make a Difference?

Vitamin D Supplement and Ballet Dancers A research team led by Dr. Matthew Wyon and colleagues (2013) looked at the effect that a vitamin D supplement had on two dozen classical ballet dancers during winter training months in order to better understand the effect of low exposure to sunlight. Researchers found that the dancers who… Read more »

Vitamin D Deficiency in Athletes – More from Louisville Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Stacie Grossfeld

It is estimated that over 1 billion people are Vitamin┬áD deficient or insufficient. This is not just found in patients with medical problems but otherwise healthy elite athletes. Dr. Angeline et al. from the Hospital for Special Surgery, in New York City, New York, published an outstanding article in the American Journal of Sports Medicine… Read more »