Mom Does Know Best!

Angie Szumlinski Health, Studies

In August HealthCap posted a blog discussing how low plasma levels of Vitamin D was identified as being an independent risk factor for COVID-19 infection and hospitalization. Interestingly, in an article published in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society on October 5, 2020, studies now show that progressively lower plasma levels of Vitamin D predicted increased risks of incident hospital-diagnosed …

Vitamin D – COVID-19?

Angie Szumlinski Health, Studies

Low plasma levels of Vitamin D has emerged as an independent risk factor for COVID-19 infection and hospitalization in a large, population-based study. Participants positive for COVID-19 were 50% more likely to have low versus normal levels in a multivariate analysis. The study published online on July 23, 2020, in the FEBSPRESS science publishing by scientists, “makes a compelling case …

Let the Sun Shine!

Angie Szumlinski Studies

I honestly know very few people today who are not taking a Vitamin D supplement and I began to wonder if it is really necessary when I came across this article published in the Integrative Practitioner. The article discusses the prevalence of lower back pain in post-menopausal women (hmmm, we have a few of those living in our centers right?) …