Do You Need To Take Vitamin D?

Episode 756 21m


Unfortunately, while almost never diagnosed, vitamin D deficiency affects over half of the population and has been linked to many cancers, high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, depression, fibromyalgia, chronic muscle pain, bone loss, and autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis.

Vitamin D is almost totally absent from our food supply, and vitamin D deficiencies are the hidden cause of so much suffering—yet it is so easy to treat. In today’s episode of my series I’m calling Health Bites, I talk about vitamin D deficiency, share my top strategies for optimal sun safety this summer, and much more.


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Narrator: Coming up on this episode of The Doctor's Farmacy. Dr. Mark Hyman: The average 70-year old creates only 25% that a 20-year-old does. I think it's one of those basic supplements that everybody should get. It makes such a difference. Welcome to Doctor's Farmacy. I'm Dr. Mark Hyman. That's Farmacy with an F, place for conversations that matter. Today, I'm bringing you a health bite to improve your health because taking small steps every day can lead to big changes in your health over time. Today, we're going to talk about one of my favorite topics, which is vitamin D, all things vitamin D, everything you need to know and why maybe you shouldn't be so worried about sun exposure. If you're like most Americans, you're probably thinking about..

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Ep. 756 - Do You Need To Take Vitamin D?