Staying healthy requires a complex balance of hormones, vitamins, blood chemistry, immunology, neurology, and genetics. When any of these components are out of harmony, we experience disease or pain. A recent study from researchers in California looked at one tiny dimension of this connection by studying the blood serum concentrations of vitamin D in people with pain who were getting treatment at an acute rehab center.
The researchers took blood samples from 414 patients and assessed each of them for general musculoskeletal pain. The report discovered that people reporting musculoskeletal pain had significantly lower levels of vitamin D.
For that matter, test participants with a blood serum level of
If you’re experiencing long-term pain, there may be choices for you. In our clinic, we assess a wide range of issues that may be contributing to your pain problems, 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.