Staying healthy involves an intricate balance of genetics, nutrition, hormones, and immunology. When any of these elements are out of harmony, we experience disease or discomfort. A recent research study from Mission Viejo, California looked at one tiny dimension of this relationship by studying the blood serum levels of vitamin D in people with pain who were getting treatment at an acute rehabilitation center.
The authors took blood samples from 414 people and assessed each of them for general muscle pain. The report found that patients reporting musculoskeletal pain had substantially lower levels of vitamin D.
For that matter, test participants with a blood serum level of
If you’re dealing with long-term pain, there may be options for you. In our clinic, we assess a wide range of issues that may be contributing to your pain conditions, including vitamin D, and we work with our patients to naturally restore your body’s natural function through chiropractic care.
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Matossian-Motley DL, Drake DA, Camargo CA, Quraishi SA. Association between serum 25(OH)D level and nonspecific musculoskeletal pain in acute rehabilitation unit patients. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 2014;October 14 Epub.