Tag Archives: Vitamin

Link between neonatal vitamin D deficiency and schizophrenia confirmed

Newborns with vitamin D deficiency have an increased risk of schizophrenia later in life, a team of Australian and Danish researchers has reported. The discovery could help prevent some cases of the disease by treating vitamin D deficiency during the earliest stages of life. The study, led by Professor John McGrath from The University of Queensland and Aarhus University in Denmark,… Read More »

Vitamin D deficiency – does your hair look like this? Signs to eat more ‘sunshine’ vitamin

Vitamin D is used by the body to keep the muscles, teeth and bones healthy, said the NHS. It uses the vitamin to regulate the amount of calcium or phosphate in the body. Not getting enough vitamin D can lead to severe bone deformities, rickets, or even osteomalacia. You could be at risk of a vitamin D… Read More »

Vitamin B12 deficiency: If you notice this change in your skin you could be lacking B12

Vitamin B12 is vital in keeping the nervous system healthy and in the production of red blood cells. Vitamin B12 deficiency is when the body is lacking in B12, causing it to produce abnormally large red blood cells that can’t function properly. The medical term for this is ‘megaloblastic anaemia’. The symptoms of vitamin B12… Read More »