Vitamin D and Thyroid Patients, you need to know about Vitamin D

The ten most important things you need to know about Vitamin D, with AITD or not:

  1. Vitamin D is not really a vitamin. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble steroid hormone precursor that you get primarily from either sun exposure or supplementation.  A very small amount comes from a few foods we eat.
  2. Vitamin D has been known for its contribution to the maintenance of normal levels of calcium and phosphorus in the bloodstream.  Current research has discovered that vitamin D levels can also impact a wide range of health issues, such as:
    Cancer (Breast, Ovarian, Colon, Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, Kidney, Endometrial, Prostate)
    Type 1 Diabetes
    Fractures/Osteoporosis
    Pregnancy Complications
    Multiple Sclerosis
    Cardiovascular disease
    High Blood Pressure
    Asthma

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