Serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D are a good marker of Vitamin D – (03-29-04)

Severe Hypovitaminosis D in Patients with Persistant, Non-Specific Musculoskeletal Pain

I must admit that an article like this really does open up my eyes. I know that osteomalacia (softening of the bones) can present as generalized pain, but this is not something that I routinely check for in my office.

The results of this article are definitely eye-opening. Receptors for Vit D are found on every cell of the body, which means that Vit D has functions in all cells, most of which have not yet been identified. Serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D are easily checked and are a good marker of Vitamin D status.

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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.