There seems to be a growing Vitamin D deficiency across the board. I was having terrible headaches and my doc said it was from a vit D deficiency.
Memo to Pediatricians: Screen All Kids for Vitamin D Deficiency, Test Those at High Risk
By Johns Hopkins Medicine — From sciencedaily.com March 5, 2012 420 1 2
As study after study shows the fundamental role vitamin D plays in disease and health, vitamin D deficiency — which often develops insidiously in childhood — should be on every parent's and pediatrician's radar, say physicians from the Johns Hopkins Children's Center.
"Vitamin D deficiency can be a problem year round, but because sun exposure is critical for vitamin D synthesis and production, the winter months further exacerbate what is a perennial problem," says Johns Hopkins Children's Center endocrinologist Dominique Long, M.D.