Category: Vitamin D3

Study Shows Causal Relationship Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Dementia

An Australian study has found that deficiency in vitamin D has a causal relationship with the development of dementia, with both inadequacy and excessive levels of the vitamin associated with a smaller brain volume. “Our findings have important implications for dementia risks,” said professor Elina Hyppönen from the University of South Australia. “In this UK…


Without Magnesium, Vitamin D Supplementation May Backfire

Magnesium is necessary for the activation of vitamin D, and without sufficient amounts of it, your body cannot properly utilize the vitamin D you are taking. I’ve previously written about the importance of taking vitamin K2 when you’re taking high-dose supplemental vitamin D to avoid complications associated with excessive calcification in your arteries. Now, research…


Preventable Deaths and D3.

We had an inexpensive life-saving solution both before and during the pandemic… The inconvenient truth is that even at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, a very simple, inexpensive and effective treatment was available that could have saved the majority of lives lost (1-3). All that the WHO and public health bureaucracy had to do…


High-Dose Vitamin D Dramatically Improves Psoriasis and Vitiligo

A pilot study illuminates that high-dose vitamin D significantly improves lesions and depigmentation in psoriasis and vitiligo, respectively. Because Vitamin D deficiency is implicated in the pathophysiology of autoimmune responses, these findings may be applicable to other autoimmune disorders. Vitamin D: A Hormone Critical to Health Vitamin D insufficiency is a pandemic affecting nearly half…


Study: Vitamin D Supplementation Reduces COVID-19 Deaths by 64 Percent

A Spanish study found giving supplemental vitamin D3 to hospitalized patients with PCR-confirmed COVID-19 reduced ICU admissions by 82% and mortality by 64 percent. Vitamin D plays an important role in most diseases, including infectious disease, which is why from the very beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, I suspected that optimizing vitamin D levels among…


Vitamin D: The Sunshine Hormone That Fights Cancer

A gift from the sun, it is our exposure to natural sunlight that triggers the body’s ability to produce calcitriol, a vital steroid hormone that is associated with a reduction in the risk of cancer, heart disease, viral infections, and more. Low levels of vitamin D are associated with a two-fold risk of death overall…


Is Vitamin D3 Better Than D2?

Vitamin D3—sourced from sunlight exposure, animal, and plant sources—may be preferable to vitamin D2 sourced from fungi.


Vitamin D Supplements May Reduce the Duration of the Common Cold

After a couple of years of mask-wearing, social distancing and hand sanitising, the common cold is back. And – according to some people – back with a vengeance. Some are calling it a “super cold” – others, “the worst cold ever”. Fortunately, there may be a way to reduce the duration of a cold: vitamin…


Vitamin D Deficiency Increases Spread of Disease

Being aware of your vitamin D levels and increasing your levels if you’re deficient are two of the simplest steps you can take to stay well. This includes helping to protect against infectious diseases like COVID-19, as a wealth of data show that vitamin D levels are strongly correlated with the severity of SARS-CoV-2 infection.1…


The Critical Importance of Vitamin D

The importance of maintaining optimal levels of vitamin D can’t be overstated. Vitamin D regulates the expression of hundreds of genes and is integral to biological functions that affect every bodily system. Vitamin D insufficiency or deficiency can trigger several generalized symptoms that you may have associated with other health conditions. It’s also called the…