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266 items in Seniors

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10 reasons why seniors need more vitamin D has the following

  1. Senior skin produces 3X less Vitamin D for the same sun intensity
  2. Seniors have fewer vitamin D receptors as they age
    (The effect of low Vitamin D receptor genes does not show up on vitamin D test results)
  3. Seniors are indoors more than when when they were younger
    not as agile, weaker muscles; frail, no longer enjoy hot temperatures
    (if outside, stay in the shade), however, seniors might start outdoor activities like gardening, biking, etc.
  4. Seniors wear more clothing outdoors than when younger
    fear skin cancer/wrinkles, sometimes avoid bright light after cataract surgery
  5. Seniors often take various drugs which reduce vitamin D (some would not show up on vitamin D test)
    statins, chemotherapy, anti-depressants, blood pressure, beta-blockers, etc
  6. Seniors often have one or more diseases which consume vitamin D ( osteoporosis, diabetes, MS, ...)
  7. Seniors generally put on weight at they age - and a heavier body requires more vitamin D
  8. Seniors often (40%) have fatty livers – which do not process vitamin D as well
  9. Seniors not have as much Magnesium needed to use vitamin D
    (would not show up on vitamin D test)
  10. Seniors with poorly functioning kidneys do not process vitamin D as well
    (would not show up on vitamin D test)
    2009 full text online  Also PDF 2009
  11. Vitamin D is not as bioavailable in senior digestive systems (Stomach acid or intestines?)


20 Most-visited pages in Senior category in VitaminDWiki

Id Page Hits Last modification Creator Categories
9341 Hypothesis – neuromuscular aging can be reduced by nutrient supplementation (Vitamin D, Omega-3, etc) – Feb 2018 47
22 Feb, 2018 11:49
admin Seniors
9173 Speed of getting up from chair is proportional to Vitamin D levels (above 30 ng) Jan 2018 78
05 Jan, 2018 13:15
admin Seniors
8996 Seniors 2.2 X more likely to walk slowly if very low vitamin D – meta-analysis Dec 2017 95
19 Nov, 2017 13:24
admin Seniors
Meta-analysis of Vitamin D
8861 Metabolic syndrome 1.9 X more likely if senior women had less than 30 ng of Vitamin D – Oct 2017 120
26 Nov, 2017 11:03
admin Seniors
Metabolic Syndrome
9191 Lipoprotein(a) triples the risk of heart attack or stroke unless add Vitamin D, etc. – Jan 2018 126
09 Jan, 2018 09:16
admin Seniors
Cardiovascular
9321 Hypothesis - Dysfunction of Autonomic Nervous System is associated with low vitamin D – April 2017 160
17 Feb, 2018 01:05
admin Seniors
Cardiovascular
Headache
Fertility and sperm
Parkinson
Vision
Gut
Hypertension
Falls and Fractures
8858 Seniors having minimal Vitamin D and Vitamin K walked faster – Oct 2017 188
19 Nov, 2017 12:46
admin Seniors
Vitamin D and Vitamin K
8655 Stop Treating 70- and 90-Year-Olds the Same – Aug 2017 189
12 Aug, 2017 14:50
admin Seniors
8886 Vitamin D levels for UK seniors with health problems – Dec 2017 205
27 Oct, 2017 13:08
admin Deficiency of Vitamin D
Seniors
Vitamin D in Europe
8699 Less vitamin D gets to cells as you age - fewer Vitamin D Receptors - 2004 218
25 Aug, 2017 20:12
admin Seniors
Vitamin D Receptor
8989 Hypothesis – less vitamin D results in faster aging – Nov 2017 229
17 Nov, 2017 16:04
admin Seniors
8710 Seniors gained 0.3 kg of muscle in 6 weeks with 800 IU and Leucine protein – Aug 2017 232
29 Aug, 2017 14:54
admin Seniors
Sports and Vitamin D
9027 Vitamin D In Older Women - Fractures, Frailty and Mortality – Buchebner thesis 2017 254
27 Jan, 2018 12:48
admin Seniors
Bone - Health
Mortality and D
Falls and Fractures
Women
8838 Delirium in Hospitalized Older Adults (does not mention low vitamin D relationship) NEJM Oct 2017 297
12 Oct, 2017 16:50
admin Seniors
Trauma and surgery
8495 Fast twitch muscles increased by Vitamin D in athletes and seniors (reduce falling) – Oct 2016 300
08 Jun, 2017 15:31
admin Seniors
Sports and Vitamin D
Falls and Fractures
8695 Resistance exercise combined with Vitamin D is great for seniors – meta-analysis July 2017 315
22 Nov, 2017 03:01
admin Seniors
Sports and Vitamin D
Meta-analysis of Vitamin D
8599 Frailty can be avoided – vitamin D is one of the ways – July 2017 319
19 Nov, 2017 12:51
admin Seniors
8760 Elderly should not have more than 40 ng of vitamin D (if infrequent dosing or fail to adjust cofactors) Aug 2017 324
04 Oct, 2017 00:39
admin Seniors
Too much D
8538 Prostate and Urinary systems much better with higher vitamin D – many studies 374
30 Jun, 2017 10:14
admin Seniors
Cancer - Prostate
Infant-Child
Inflammation
8608 Shin pain in elderly men 36 X more likely if low vitamin D – March 2017 443
13 Jan, 2018 23:39
admin Seniors
Pain - chronic

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