Vitamin D deficiency is seen in 42% of Americans, and the worse it is, the more likely that bad outcomes will occur in COVID-19 patients. Countries with less incidence of deficiency of this important nutrient have lower death rates from the virus. Although your skin produces vitamin D with exposure to the sun, are you getting enough to keep your levels healthy and avoid a bad case of COVID pneumonia or other respiratory infections?
In this companion video to a previous article, Dr. Joe Alton discusses what you need to know about Vitamin D. To watch, click below:
Wishing you the best of health in good times or bad,
Joe Alton MD
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