Tag: vitamin D

Blood pressure drug could raise skin cancer risk

Many blood pressure have been shown to cause serious side effects that range from irregular heartbeat to problems in the bedroom.

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Winter bugs are no match for vitamin D

Flu season is well and truly upon us and if you’re on the older side, the flu could open the door to pneumonia, a nasty secondary infection that’s likely to land you in the hospital — or even [...]

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The link between Lupus vitamin D deficiency

According to a new study, vitamin D deficiency is common in folks with lupus, and a lack of this "sunshine" vitamin could make lupus symptoms worse. Here's how to get more of this essential [...]

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Here’s why breast cancer patients should exercise

Chemotherapy treatments for breast cancer can sap your energy and drain your brain. But according to a new study, you can reverse those devastating side effects by taking a brisk walk - because [...]

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Urgent new warning about taking steroids and risk of death

Taking steroids for several common conditions increases your risk of sepsis, fractures, and blood clots, and that’s not all. Even just a 30-day course of them or less – can double your chance of [...]

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Colorectal cancer is on the rise in younger adults

Colorectal cancer used to be associated with the over 50 crowd. But now, according to the American Cancer Society, it’s starting to hit younger and younger folks – with statistics on the rise for [...]

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Vitamin D cuts your risk of colon cancer

Past studies had already shown how vitamin D can help you avoid certain types of cancers, including pancreatic cancer; but this study actually shows evidence that this miracle vitamin can [...]

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Toxins lower vitamin D levels

Are you deficient in vitamin D? Most of us are, especially as we get a bit older. But it may not be as simple as getting outside more to soak up sun, making dietary changes, or even taking a [...]

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Stop colon cancer before it starts

Regular colonoscopies save lives by helping detect colon cancer-causing polyps that have already formed. But there’s something you can do to beat back colon cancer even before those polyps are [...]

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High dose vitamin D reduces respiratory infections risk

You can ride out the rest of cold and flu season without getting sick if you’re getting enough vitamin D, research says. A new study links high doses of it with reducing your risk of respiratory [...]

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