Depression Linked Again to Vitamin D
Low vitamin D levels mayِ contribute toِ symptoms ofِ depression, according toِ a newِ study.
The research couldِ help toِ illuminate previous smaller studies’ conflicting findings regardingِ the relationship betweenِ vitamin D andِ depression, theِ researchers said.
Their findings showed thatِ higher vitamin D levels wereِ associatedِ with a decreased risk ofِ current depression, particularlyِ among people hadِ previously experienced depression.
And the study did not address whether increasing vitamin D levels could reduce depressive symptoms.
We don’tِ have enoughِ information yetِ toِ recommend goingِ out andِ taking supplements, Brown said.
New Rules onِ Vitamin D andِ Calcium Intake (Infographic)] The findings add toِ a growing body ofِ research regardingِ vitamin D’s link toِ depression.
While researchers mayِ continue toِ debate itsِ role inِ depression, previous studies haveِ shown thatِ vitamin D mayِ offer severalِ otherِ health benefits.