What can I expect from this Vitamin D blood test?
Vitamin D deficiency is common in the UK. Low levels could be contributing to symptoms like low energy, muscle aches and pains. Vitamin D levels are vital for your overall health and wellbeing. It regulates the amount of phosphate and calcium in the body and keep bones, teeth and muscles healthy. So, if you are unsure as to whether you are getting enough Vitamin D or not this test if for you.
Vitamin (1 Biomarkers)
Vitamins are a group of substances that our bodies need for normal cell function, growth and development. Vitamin deficiencies can be the cause of a wide range of common symptoms and conditions.
Vitamin D is a vitamin which is used in the regulation of calcium and magnesium absorption from the gut, it is also important for the growth and health of bones. Vitamin D comes from two sources; it can be ingested from foods and supplements or be produced in the skin once it is exposed to sunlight. Vitamin D tests are used to identify vitamin D deficiency and to monitor disease that interfere with fat absorption like Crohn’s disease.