Vitamin D Intramuscular
Vitamin D is the sunshine vitamin and happy hormone our bodies need.
- 15 min15 minutes
- 40 British pounds£40
- Park View Rise, Along Vicarage Lane, Opposite The Old Royal Oak Pub. |Garden Room
Vitamin D is actually a hormone that we make and a vitamin that we ingest. What can cause the levels of Vitamin D in the body to be reduced? When our bodies need more Vitamin D than it is synthesised. Frequently seen in UK and Western Europe. Poor intake of Vitamin D as a food source or medical condition which affects the absorption. A small number of foods naturally contain Vitamin D and some are fortified it, Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin. This means that our bodies store it in our fat cells ready for when it is needed. The majority is made via our bodies synthesising sunlight into vitamin D. Vitamin D needs to be present for our bodies to absorb calcium. Calcium is essential for maintaining healthy bones and teeth. Vitamin D actively fights depression by increasing serotonin, the hormone key to stabilising mood and increasing happiness. Vitamin D is a powerful anti oxidant that fights off free radicals and is vital in maintaining a good nerve and brain health. Vitamin D strengthens the immune system to help fight infection. Protects against heart disease The Framingham Heart Study found that patients with low levels of Vitamin D have a 60% higher risk of heart disease. Protects against Age-related macular degeneration High serum vitamin D concentrations may protect against early AMD in women under 75 years old Reduces risk of Parkinson’s disease High vitamin D levels provide protection against Parkinson’s disease Improves Restless Leg Syndrome Vitamin D supplementation has shown to improve the severity of restless less syndrome symptoms Vitamin D helps regulate insulin levels. Lack of Vitamin D impairs the ability to perform physical tasks at optimum level. The InCHIANTI study found that low levels of vitamin D were associated with a lack of Vitamin D. A lack of Vitamin D during the darker months of the year can aid to a decrease in productivity and mood stabilisation. Why have an IM of Vitamin D rather than oral tablets. The IM goes directly into the blood stream and can work almost immediately. However it is possible to it can take 7-10 days to become noticeable. The body will store and release the Vitamin D as and when required. Oral tablets loose strength during the digestive absorption process. Signs that you may need vitamin D 1. Aching muscles 2. Painful bones 3. Fatigue 4. Reduced endurance 5. Low moods , problems sleeping. Frequency of IM is 2-3 times a year.