health & wellness

Importance Of Vitamin D To Survive COVID-19 Pandemic

BP World Bureau | May 03 2021
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People are staying indoors during a pandemic that involves an airborne virus. But, it is important to get Vitamin D to ensure one's survival and health during pandemic. 

Vitamin D improves bone health, controls neurological problems, reduces microbial infection risk, increases cellular natural immunity, and adaptive immunity.

It is a steroid hormone, activated endogenously with the effect of ultraviolet radiation received from the sun.

Apart from its role in the body's immunity, vitamin D also absorbs calcium which promotes and maintains bone health.

Deficiency of Vitamin D leads to major health issues like;  breast cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer, heart disease, depression, weight gain, etc. 

Apart from that, people experience physical symptoms like difficulty in climbing stairs, getting up from the floor or a low chair, stress fractures in your legs, pelvis, and hips, etc.