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Should Vitamin D Supplements Be Taken to Prevent Falls in the Elderly?

Posted by c.king@hotmail.co.nz on March 19, 2017 at 8:25 PM Comments comments (106)

4,000 IU of vitamin D a day is recommended for elders at high risk for falling to improve muscle strength and balance, though there is something that works even better.

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We’ve known for over 400 years that muscle weakness is a common presenting symptom of vitamin D deficiency. Bones aren’t the ...

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