Staying healthy involves a complex balance of genetics, nutrition, hormones, and immunology. When any of these components are out of balance, we experience disease or pain. A recent study from Mission Viejo, California looked at one tiny facet of this relationship by looking at the blood serum levels of vitamin D in pain patients who were getting treatment at an acute rehabilitation center.
The researchers took blood samples from 414 patients and assessed each of them for general musculoskeletal pain. The report found that people reporting musculoskeletal pain had significantly lower levels of vitamin D.
For that matter, test participants with a blood serum level of
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Matossian-Motley DL, Drake DA, Camargo CA, Quraishi SA. Association between serum 25(OH)D level and nonspecific musculoskeletal pain in acute rehabilitation unit patients. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 2014;October 14 Epub.