The Link Between Chronic Stress and Pain and How to Stop the Cycle
Chronic stress and pain can feed on one another and damage your quality of life. Read on to learn how to stop the cycle.
Vitamin D treatment can decrease knee osteoarthritis pain!
In a recent study, 107 knee OA patients with vitamin D deficiency (25-hydroxy-vitamin D ≤ 20 ng/ml) were randomized to receive oral vitamin D or placebo. Results at 12 months showed a statistically significant clinical benefit to vitamin D treatment in patients with knee OA in terms of decrease pain and improve function!
You can improve your vitamin D level naturally by getting enough sun exposure. Living in Northern California, where we are far enough from the equator, the sun intensity is not so strong. So, you can probably get more sun than you think! Just don’t get sunburned!
To read more about Vitamin D read our May Newsletter.