Can Vitamin D Prevent Arthritis? – Johns Hopkins Health Alert

Can Vitamin D Prevent Arthritis?

That’s the title of an online Health Alert from Johns Hopkins (posted 2010, reviewed 2011).

Here’s the lead:

Many researchers now believe that the “sunshine vitamin” may one day play a key role in preventing the development and progression of arthritis. Researchers, including scientists at Johns Hopkins under the direction of Uzma Haque, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology at Johns Hopkins, have been looking at the effect of vitamin D on rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis and the data are quite suggestive. Vitamin D is proving to be a most promising area for arthritis research.

Read more at http://www.johnshopkinshealthalerts.com/alerts/arthritis/JohnsHopkinsArthritisHealthAlert_3300-1.html

NYBC stocks Vitamin D at some of the current common recommended dosages:

Vitamin D – 1000IU

Vitamin D – 2500IU

Vitamin D- 5000IU

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