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Healthy Levels of Vitamin D Injections by Cosmetique Aesthetics

More and more research has become available in recent years about the importance and benefits of Vitamin D. In fact, some state it may be the best vitamins of all for your body. Multiple studies have shown that healthy levels of Vitamin D can help slow the aging process and help protect against age-related diseases, diabetes, glucose intolerance, hypertension and multiple sclerosis. Please read on to learn more and call us at 310-837-5555 to request a complimentary consultation.

The symptoms of Vitamin D deficiency are often hard to pinpoint in adults, however, those most at risk for Vitamin D deficiency include:

  • People whose sun exposure is limited or inhibited by sunscreen
  • People with milk allergies
  • People with darker skin tones
  • Strict vegetarians (most dietary sources are animal-based such as fish, fish oil, egg yolks and beef liver)
  • People with Crohn’s disease, cystic fibrosis or celiac disease
  • Women who are pregnant or breast feeding
  • People whose body fat percentage is higher than 25% (for men) or 31% (for women)

The Positive Health Benefits of Vitamin D

  • Having healthy levels of Vitamin D can aid in:
  • Cold and flu protection (immune system support)
  • Developing and keeping strong bones and muscles
  • Reducing the risk of cancer, multiple sclerosis
  • Anti-aging for the brain
  • Maintaining a healthy body weight
  • Anti-aging benefits for the brain
  • Reducing the risk of rheumatoid arthritis in women

Recommended Dietary Allowances for Vitamin D

1 – 70 years of age: 600 IU/day
71+ years of age: 800 IU/day
Pregnant/lactating: 600 IU/day

Vitamin D Articles: Further Reading

Why You Need More Vitamin D:
Why Vitamin D is one of the best vitamins you can put in your body
By Alisa Bowman

“Low vitamin D will result in your body working far below its potential. And you’re probably not getting anywhere near the right amount… According to a report in the Archives of Internal Medicine, experts believe that up to 77 percent of Americans are vitamin D deficient…”
Read the full article on Women’s Health Magazine’s website

Aging process may be slowed by vitamin D, say scientists
By Ian Sample, science correspondent
The Guardian, Nov 2007

“… a study of more than 2,000 women which found that those with the lowest vitamin D levels showed the greatest signs of biological aging.”

Read the full article on The Gaurdian’s website

 

Cosmetique offers Vitamin D blood testing as well as Vitamin D injections. Please call us at (310) 837-5555 about any questions you may have about Vitamin D and how it can benefit you.

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