1/3 of Australians are vitamin D deficient!
Vitamin D deficiency is emerging as a major health problem worldwide. Despite that there is an abundance of vitamin D rich sunlight, Australians are not immune from this issue.
Interesting findings on vitamin D status in the role of prevention, treatment and severity of symptoms of eczema.
-People who have eczema tend to have low levels of vitamin D.
-Vitamin D may help the immune system reduce levels of inflammation and strengthen your skin barriers.
-People who have eczema and low levels of vitamin D are more likely to get skin infections.
-Having good levels of vitamin D may be a way to help manage the severity of eczema symptoms.
-More experiments need to be done to determine if taking vitamin D supplements can help to prevent or manage eczema.