Vitamin D

Vitamins are substances that your body needs to grow and develop normally. Vitamin D helps your body absorb calcium. Calcium is one of the main building blocks of bone. A lack of vitamin D can lead to bone diseases such as osteoporosis or rickets. Vitamin D also has a role in your nerve, muscle, and immune systems.

You can get vitamin D in three ways: through your skin, from your diet, and from supplements. Your body forms vitamin D naturally after exposure to sunlight. However, too much sun exposure can lead to skin aging and skin cancer. So many people try to get their vitamin D from other sources.

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  1. Vitamin D (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... your body needs to grow and develop normally. Vitamin D helps your body absorb calcium. Calcium is one ... main building blocks of bone. A lack of vitamin D can lead to bone diseases such as osteoporosis ...
  2. Vitamin D Deficiency (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is vitamin D deficiency? Vitamin D deficiency means that you are not getting enough vitamin D to stay healthy. Why do I need vitamin D and how do I get it? Vitamin D ...
  3. Vitamin D Test What is a vitamin D test? Vitamin D is a nutrient that is essential for healthy bones and teeth. There are two forms of vitamin D that ... certain autoimmune diseases . Why do I need a vitamin D test? Your health care provider may have ordered ...
  4. Vitamin D-dependent rickets is a disorder of bone development that leads to softening and weakening of the bones (rickets). There are several forms of the condition ...
  5. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin. Fat-soluble vitamins are stored in the body's fatty tissue. ... Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium . Calcium and phosphate are two minerals that you must have for ...
  6. The 25-hydroxy vitamin D test is the most accurate way to measure how much vitamin D is in your body. Vitamin D helps control calcium and phosphate levels in the ...
  7. Vitamin D From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements)  
    ... Supplement Fact Sheets > Vitamin D > Vitamin D - Consumer Vitamin D Fact Sheet for Consumers Have a question? Ask ... in the Time of COVID-19 . What is vitamin D and what does it do? Vitamin D is ...
  8. Cholecalciferol (vitamin D3) is used as a dietary supplement when the amount of vitamin D in the diet is not enough. People most at risk for vitamin D deficiency are older adults, breastfed infants, people with ...
  9. Calcium and Vitamin D (National Osteoporosis Foundation)  
    Calcium/Start Here ... Calcium ... National Osteoporosis Foundation
  10. Vitamin D and Your Child (Nemours Foundation)  
    Vitamin D is needed for strong bones, but is hard to come by because it's found in few ...
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