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Posted on: December 29, 2015
by Vitamin D Council
A recent study found low vitamin D status is not associated with increased prevalence or severity of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in older men.
News-Medical recently published an article on this study, click here to check it out.
This study found that those with low vitamin D were 45% more likely to have Sleep Apnea. But when the study “adjusted” the data for high BMI, the increased risk went away. It has been shown many times that those with high BMI have low vitamin D – since vitamin D is stored in fat, and not available elsewhere in the body. BMI and Vitamin D ARE NOT independent variables.
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A study investigated whether low vitamin D status is associated with short telomeres, since both are linked to risk of chronic health conditions.