This information was reported by the “Doctor in the Pocket” telegram channel, URA-Inform reports.
The results of these studies revealed that taking vitamin D supplements may increase the risk of stroke. This is due to an increase in the level of calcium and phosphorus in the blood, which leads to their deposition in various tissues and organs, which in turn can cause damage to blood vessels, heart and kidneys.
An important conclusion from the study is that the body is able to independently synthesize the required amount of vitamin D. In this regard, additional intake of vitamin D as «prevention» may actually lead to an overdose.
Instead of resorting to supplements, World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations indicate that simply spending 5 to 15 minutes in the sun 2-3 times a week in the summer is sufficient. to fully satisfy the body's need for vitamin D.
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