Vitamin D

Research Update

Vitamin D for ADHD?

Topics: ADHD | Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder | Vitamin D

Review of: Gan J et al, J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 2019;29(9):670–687 Many children do not respond to or tolerate standard pharmacotherapy, which drives continued interest in supplements for many conditions, including ADHD. Vitamin D plays a role in healthy brain development, and vitamin D deficiency causes neurotransmitter alterations in path

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Clinical Update

Depression, Vitamin D, and COVID-19

Topics: COVID19 | Medical Comorbidities | Vitamin D

Your patient with a history of depression comes to see you with a magazine article in hand. She has read that vitamin D deficiency causes depression and wants to know if she can get hers checked. Based on what we already know about this patient, there’s a good chance her levels are low. In the US, 1 in 4 people have low vitamin D levels, and the rate

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