Effect of Vitamin D on Falls – (05-13-04)

Effect of Vitamin D on Falls

We are just beginning to tap into the knowledge of the extensive effects that vitamin D has on our body. Given that vitamin D levels can be increased dramatically by some moderate sunlight exposure (i.e. 30 seconds in July in Phoenix), everyone, especially the elderly, should be soaking up some rays every day.

JAMA — Abstracts: Bischoff-Ferrari et al. 291 (16): 1999 –

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.