1-10 of 40 results found in total for your search

"Rickets"



See results only in: English Português


  1. photo Sen. McCaskill unleashes Orwellian thought crimes attack on Doctor Oz for trying to help Americans overcome obesitySen. McCaskill unleashes Orwellian thought crimes attack on Doctor Oz for trying to help Americans overcome obesityNews
    like, "Vitamin C prevents scurvy" or "Vitamin D halts rickets?""My show is about hope," Doctor Oz said in his defense. "We've engaged millions in programs - including programs we did with the CDCRead more
  2. photo Vitamin D deficiency symptoms explained: the top 9 warning signsVitamin D deficiency symptoms explained: the top 9 warning signsNews
    The importance of vitamin D is well known. As far back as the 1930s, doctors first recognized the link between a vitamin D deficiency and the skeletal disease called rickets. Rickets causesRead more
  3. photo Why vitamin D deficiency may be killing you: how cancer, heart disease and diabetes are all made worse when you lack vitamin DWhy vitamin D deficiency may be killing you: how cancer, heart disease and diabetes are all made worse when you lack vitamin DNews
    Most clinicians and even many people understand that getting the right amount of vitamin D is important for good bone health. In fact, up until the 1930s, the bone disease rickets was a seriousRead more
  4. photo Science proves that avoiding sunshine doubles your risk of deathScience proves that avoiding sunshine doubles your risk of deathNews
    , but it also puts people at an increased risk of developing other conditions associated withdeficiency, including supposedly eradicated conditions like rickets."As the authors comment, our bodies need sunlightRead more
  5. photo Stressed? Fatigued? Check your vitamin D levels: ResearchStressed? Fatigued? Check your vitamin D levels: ResearchNews
    to Dr. Frank Lipman, those readings are sufficient "to prevent rickets or osteomalacia (soft bones), but not for optimal health." Dr. Lipman is the founder of the Eleven Eleven Wellness Center in NYC.HeRead more
  6. photo Low vitamin D levels increase risk of preeclampsia during pregnancyLow vitamin D levels increase risk of preeclampsia during pregnancyNews
    and more vulnerable to breakage and rickets. Breastfeeding provides the baby with the most nutrients, including most vitamins and minerals, and foods gets their nutrients from healthy soil. So, how do youRead more
  7. photo Vitamin D: Are you getting enough of this essential vitamin?Vitamin D: Are you getting enough of this essential vitamin?News
    calcium (and vice versa): The two nutrients work in tandem to boost bone health. Without sufficient vitamin D, our bones can become brittle, thin and misshapen. An extreme deficiency can lead to ricketsRead more
  8. photo Europe embraces healthy raw dairy by unveiling fresh milk vending machinesEurope embraces healthy raw dairy by unveiling fresh milk vending machinesNews
    Legal Defense Fund,is superior to pasteurized in the following ways:Protects against infections, diarrhea, rickets, scurvy, tooth decay and tuberculosis Children demonstrate better growth profilesRead more
  9. photo Pregnant mothers' vitamin D levels linked to offspring's strengthPregnant mothers' vitamin D levels linked to offspring's strengthNews
    vitamin D, which is ultimately created by the kidneys and liver to assist with hormonal production and boost the immune system.Vitamin D is not just for avoiding rickets. It's a healthy multitaskingRead more
  10. photo Sun exposure proven therapeutic, while avoiding sun harms healthSun exposure proven therapeutic, while avoiding sun harms healthNews
    medicine. In Rome the sun treated epilepsy, paralysis, asthma, jaundice, bladder and colon diseases, and obesity. In the 1700s sunlight was used to relieve scurvy and rickets. In the late 1800s, sunlightRead more

photo Rickets

Rickets

Disease

Rickets is a disease in young children. It is caused by deficiency of vitamin D and calcium. Rickets causes larger gaps inside bones and turns them dry and spongy. It also makes a curve on the legs.The word "rickets" comes from the Greek word rhakhis, which means "spine". People can get rickets if they:More