Vitamin D deficiency potentially fatal for men

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Testing for vitamin D levels in the body at the time when patients were diagnosed with prostate cancer showed that this theory cannot be rejected at all.

A study by American scientists showed that men who suffered from an aggressive form of prostate cancer had significantly lower levels of vitamin D than normal.

Namely, research conducted at Northwestern University in the American state of Illinois, and published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, revealed useful information for cases in which patients agreed with their doctor that the disease should be strictly monitored and under constant medical supervision before access to the prostate removal procedure or any other medical intervention. This primarily refers to the replacement of this important vitamin for the body.

The deficit needs to be compensated

Asst. Ph.D. Adam Murphy spec. of urology and the leader of this research says that dark-skinned people, men who did not get enough vitamin D through their diet or did not get enough sun exposure should be tested for vitamin D deficiency at the time prostate cancer was detected. The deficiency should be compensated by taking vitamin D in the form of nutritional supplements.

In previous research, dr. Murphy and his colleagues found that those who did not get enough sun exposure were up to 1.5 times more likely to be vitamin D deficient.

Indoor jobs and long, cold, sunless winters also adversely affect the stable level of this vitamin.
Men who were diagnosed with an aggressive form of prostate cancer had vitamin D levels of around 22.7 ng/ml, which is significantly less than the 30 ng/ml that is considered normal. Those who did not have aggressive prostate cancer had an average level of about 27 ng/ml.

According to the latest research, vitamin D, in addition to preventing prostate cancer, prevents the development of osteoporosis, breast cancer, affects diabetes and obesity.

Do you know the sources of vitamin D in food?

This is a unique vitamin that the body itself produces when we are exposed to the sun, but it is found in the following foods:

riba
eggs
soy products
liver
mushrooms
fermented cod liver oil


Source: Vesti online by www.vesti-online.com.

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