Daytime Sleepiness and Its Link to Low Vitamin D

Researchers at LSU’s Division of Sleep Medicine conducted a study to determine if there is a correlation between vitamin D deficiency (VitDd) and excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS). Increasing evidence from clinical and basic research suggests that a suboptimal level of vitamin D disposes patients to the development of various diseasesRead

Five Lesser-Known Benefits of Vitamin D

So you probably know a lot about the benefits of vitamin D, commonly dubbed the sunshine vitamin. Yes, it is is an essential micronutrient produced by the body when exposed to sunlight. And, generally speaking, you know that most people require 10-30 minutes of decent exposure to sunlight, 3-4 timesRead

Are your Patients Getting Enough Vitamin D?

During the past few decades your patients have been taught to be wary of the sun. This advice may mean your patients are not getting enough vitamin D, which could be detrimental to their health. For some reason, research that found sunburns to be linked to skin cancer morphed intoRead