Vitamin D may Benefit Women with Fibromyalgia – Director’s Choice

Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Study participants with fibromyalgia had  statistically significant lower levels of vitamin D and decreased bone density compared to control the control group. Those with vitamin D levels of 20 nanograms/mL or less also had significantly impaired short memory, mood and sleep disturbances, restless leg syndrome and rapid heart beat compared to those with vitamin D levels above 20 nanograms/mL.

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High Dose Vitamin D Shown to Improve Gestational Diabetes – Director’s Choice

Written by Jessica Patella, ND. Of the 133 participating women with gestational diabetes, those who took 50,000 IUs of Vitamin D every 2 weeks (4000 IU daily) or 50,000 IU monthly (2000 IU daily), had significant decreases in insulin and cholesterol levels compared to those who took only 200 IU per day. Antioxidant levels were significantly improved in all participants with gestational diabetes.
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