What diseases are associated with Vit D deficiency?

Because Vitamin D is so important in the regulation of so many cellular, tissue, organ, and system functions, deficiency of this essential nutrient has been shown to play a role in almost every major disease. The real issue is not what specific disease will develop but the fact that deficiency results in a decrease of health and function and an increase risk of illness. The list of diseases associated with vitamin D deficiency continues to grow. Here is a list of diseases associated with vitamin D deficiency that are reported in the peer-reviewed scientific literature.

  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes
  • Osteoporosis and Osteopenia (Bone Loss)
  • 17 varieties of Cancer (including breast, prostate and colon)
  • Obesity
  • Influenza (flu)
  • Colds
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Bursitis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Depression and Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Gout
  • Infertility and PMS
  • Periodontal disease
  • Psoriasis