John from Florida writes in on improving his depression with sun exposure and vitamin D.
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A recent animal study found that stress-induced depression increases the metabolism and concentration of vitamin D in the hippocampus and cardiac muscle.
A recent study published in the journal Archives of Women’s Mental Health suggests that low vitamin D levels during pregnancy increases the risk for postnatal depressive symptoms.
A new randomized controlled trial out of Iran and published in the Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology reports that vitamin D may help depression.
Vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency is associated with depression in children with cystic fibrosis, according to research published last month in Psychosomatics.
Dr. Cannell discusses the current research that may explain how vitamin D and K2 supplementation helped resolve a member’s struggle with depression.
New research suggests that sun exposure, and not necessarily vitamin D, might be the key to easing common depressive and fatigue symptoms in MS.
Dr Cannell discusses the “placebo effect” in psychiatric studies and a recent study published in Acta Paediatrica looking into the role of vitamin D in adolescent depression.
Recent study finds vitamin D supplementation reduces depressive symptoms in chronic liver disease patients
A clinical trial found that vitamin D supplementation reduced depressive symptoms in patients with chronic liver disease.
Dr Cannell answers some intriguing and important questions about vitamin D from our readers.
Dr Cannell answers reader questions on a range of topics from Crohn’s disease to sleep disorders, all subjects associated with vitamin D deficiency.
Study finds vitamin D improves feelings of well being in subjects with frequent respiratory tract infections
A reanalysis of a RCT found that four of twenty-two individuals taking antidepressants were able to terminate medication use when their final 25(OH)D exceeded 40 ng/ml.
This past year, there were quite a few randomized controlled trials using vitamin D. We cover many of them here.
Study finds autistic adults had the lowest vitamin D levels when compared to patients with depression and schizophrenia.
Researchers from the National Institutes of Health teamed up with military specialists to produce a landmark study on suicide among active duty military service members.
Dr Cannell reviews a recent study which found teenagers in a mental health clinic with the lowest vitamin D levels were more likely to be psychotic.
Dr Walter Stumpf recently published a review examining vitamin D and it’s function in the brain.
Researchers from Oregon’s medical school discovered that children with mental problems were more likely to have severe vitamin D deficiency.
A new study has found that in patients with multiple sclerosis, amount of sun exposure, not vitamin D, may relate to certain neuropsychiatric symptoms.