Vitamin D deficiency may encourage cirrhosis

A research article published in the World Journal of Gastroenterology addresses the apparent correlation between a lack of vitamin D in patients suffering from a chronic liver disease such as primary biliary cirrhosis.

The study shows that a vitamin D deficiency is more frequent and severe in patients relative to how acutely-infected their livers are. Furthermore, the degree of liver dysfunction is what dictates the risk of vitamin D deficiency.

One of the main things to draw from this study is the importance of monitoring one’s vitamin D levels, especially those who suffer from chronic liver disease. Though more research must be conducted, scientists are looking to find the optimal vitamin D supplementation for these patients.

Those interested in improving their vitamin D intake may want to consider taking dietary supplements, like those offered by Dr. Newton’s naturals.

One serving of Dr. Pinkus’ Sublingual D-3 from Dr. Newton’s Naturals contains the equivalent of 250 egg yolks’ worth of the vitamin. Regular intake may help support a healthy immune system as well as enhance memory and build promote bone health.

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