Flu Prevention Two

As the days get shorter and colder, our skin is exposed to fewer rays of direct sunlight, and our ability to make Vitamin D therefore drops. This essential ‘vitamin’ is actually a hormone, and it plays many cialisvsviagranow roles in our body, including keeping our immune systems strong.Here in Pennsylvania and even when I was in medical school in Arizona, I never saw a normal vitamin D level on any patient’s bloodwork. According to some of my colleagues, it seems that only the farmers who really are outside a lot have adequate levels. Vitamin D also washes off after you’ve been outside because it takes up to 48 hours to turn from cholesterol into vitamin D on our skin. Be sure you are supplementing with Vitamin D3 to keep your levels adequate through the darker winter. Ask your doctor to test your levels and recommend a dosage appropriate for your laboratory values

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