Tag Archives: Deficiency

Link between neonatal vitamin D deficiency and schizophrenia confirmed

Newborns with vitamin D deficiency have an increased risk of schizophrenia later in life, a team of Australian and Danish researchers has reported. The discovery could help prevent some cases of the disease by treating vitamin D deficiency during the earliest stages of life. The study, led by Professor John McGrath from The University of Queensland and Aarhus University in Denmark,… Read More »

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Four signs in your eyes that could indicate the condition

Vitamin D deficiency tends to be more common in the winter months because the sun, the main source of the vitamin, is in shorter supply. It’s important the body gets enough vitamin D as it helps regular calcium and phosphate, which is needed for strong and healthy bones, teeth and muscle. A person with severe… Read More »

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Pain when you press this part of your body could be a sign

Vitamin D deficiency is more common during this time of year in the UK because the sun (the main source) is in short supply. It’s an important vitamin when it comes to healthy function of the body. It helps regulate the amount of minerals calcium and phosphate in the body. These are needed to keep… Read More »