Vitamin D could prevent rheumatoid arthritis - but much higher doses of the 'sunshine supplement' may be required in already-affected sufferers



Vitamin D may prevent inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, new research reveals. 
The so-called 'sunshine supplement' strengthens the immune system, which helps to prevent the body from attacking healthy cells and causing autoimmune conditions, such as arthritis.
Rheumatoid arthritis, which causes joint swelling, may also benefit from vitamin D's anti-inflammatory effects. 
Yet, as the painful joint condition reduces a sufferer's vitamin D sensitivity, patients may not benefit from taking such supplements once they have developed the disorder, or at least not at recommended... read more

 
21 November 2017 in Health, Views: 49
Source: Daily Mail
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