Astounding! 75% of U.S. grown people are low in Vitamin D! (1) In India, low levels of Vitamin D are an epidemic in people older than 50 while only 18.6% of people have normal bone mass. (2) Two-thirds of previously diagnosed osteoporosis patients have low Vitamin D levels. (3) Vitamin D is too essential to be disregarded. So, Executive Chiropractic of Iowa wants all of our West Des Moines chiropractic back pain patients to be sure they're getting enough Vitamin D!
Vitamin D is vital for your health: bones and bone mass, immunity enhancement, and even infection decline and allograft rejection avoidance after organ transplant. (4)
And so, have your Vitamin D levels checked. What level is optimal? Nearly 30 to 32 ng/ml or above. (1) If you have Crohn's disease, irritable bowel syndrome, or colitis, it's even more essential as Vitamin D deficiency risk is higher for you. (5) And failed back surgical syndrome patients show Vitamin D inadequacy, too. (6) One writer just comes out and says that perhaps Vitamin D should just be given to everyone because of its huge deficiency for so many, its relatively inexpensive addition to daily life, and its influential benefits in treating so many diseases! (7) Good idea for many of our West Des Moines neighbors, too.
How much Vitamin D3 is safe? As much as 300,000 IU taken orally for 6 months! Crazy, huh? But one research paper says that this amount may safely and effectively correct Vitamin D deficiency in adolescents. (8) A different paper says that to achieve optimal Vitamin D status, daily intakes of at least 1000 IU or more of Vitamin D are required. (1) For osteoporotic patients taking pharmacologic therapy for their osteoporosis, higher doses of at least 800 IU daily is recommended. (3) Nutrition is one of Executive Chiropractic of Iowa's many chiropractic services.
So, contact Executive Chiropractic of Iowa for your next chiropractic . Along with our spinal manipulation treatment, we'd be happy to talk with you about your Vitamin D condition and how best you can reach the optimal level for you.