Vitamin D has already been shown to reduce the risk of some cancers, diabetes, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis and other life-threatening ailments. Earlier studies have also shown the ability for Vitamin D to reduce various forms of pain.
A study from The Netherlands of people with “persistent nonspecific musculoskeletal pain” separated the subjects into two groups, one which received Vitamin D and a “placebo” group. The researchers found that “patients in the vitamin D group were significantly more likely than their counterparts in the placebo group to report pain relief 6 weeks after treatment.”
If you have musculoskeletal pain, by all mean see your doctor of chiropractic first. While you’re there, ask them about your nutritional needs, particularly Vitamin D.
To Your Health
January, 2014 (Vol. 08, Issue 01)