Vitamin D is important for maintaining healthy bones and may improve your health in many other ways as well. One of the best sources of vitamin D is the sun, but you might be avoiding the sun for health reasons. You can also get vitamin D from some food, including eggs and fish, but many women with a vitamin D deficiency and would benefit from vitamin optimization and therapy.
Symptoms of Vitamin D Deficiency
Your bones might ache, or your muscles could feel weak if you are low in vitamin D. You may feel depressed, and your hair could fall out. A vitamin D deficiency could weaken your immune system. However, you might have no symptoms at all. You are at a greater risk for vitamin D deficiency if you are obese, you have darker skin or if you always wear sunscreen or stay covered when you are out in the sun. We can run tests to determine whether you need vitamin D supplements.
Benefits of Vitamin D
In addition to giving you more energy, improving your mood and relieving aches and pain, vitamin therapy with vitamin D may have a number of other health benefits. It could reduce the likelihood of developing a number of different conditions over the long term, including cancer, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease and hypertension. With vitamin optimization, you can feel better and enjoy better health.
We want to make sure that you are getting all the nutrients you need to stay healthy. To find out whether you could benefit from vitamin D or other vitamin supplements for women, make an online appointment with our team at HerKare today.