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Vitamin D deficiency warning – the sneezy warning sign you need more ‘sunshine’ supplement

Vitamin D is used by the body to keep the muscles, teeth and bones healthy, said the NHS. It uses the vitamin to regulate the amount of calcium or phosphate in the body. Not getting enough vitamin D can lead to severe bone deformities, rickets, or osteomalacia. You could be at risk of a vitamin D deficiency… Read More »

Menopausal Symptoms More Common in Women with History of Intimate Partner Violence

While we have identified various sociodemographic variables as factors which modulate vulnerability to menopausal symptoms, no studies (to my knowledge) have looked at how a history of intimate partner violence (IPV) or other traumatic exposures may affect susceptibility to menopausal symptoms.   A recent study looked at menopausal symptoms in 2,016 women (40 to 80… Read More »