Vitamin D deficiency is more common in people who are older, people who have a body mass index of 30 or higher (obesity), and people who have high blood pressure (hypertension).
The coronavirus pandemic has brought into focus the overarching need of maintaining good health. And that includes tackling vitamin D deficiency, one of the major problems in this part of the world and elsewhere.
Through a virtual platform due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), over 1,000 representatives of scientific and medical communities in the UAE and 12 other countries are attending the two-day seventh edition of the ”Abu Dhabi Annual International Conference on Vitamin D Deficiency and Human Health — Exploring New Dimensions of Vitamin D and Its Impact on Human Health.”
The vitamins and minerals that our body needs in small quantities are most often neglected which results in 'nutritional deficiencies'.
A balanced diet can help to ensure that the body is in the strongest possible state against the virus. Certain factors such as lifestyle, age, health status, sex,
Many people take dietary supplements to get adequate levels of vitamins. A doctor may recommend a lower or higher dose for you, depending on health conditions or the level of vitamin D in your blood.
When the body’s iron stores become so low that not enough normal red blood cells can be made to carry oxygen efficiently, a condition known as iron deficiency anaemia develops.
Like many other nations despite being actively involved in the process of defeating this virus. The UAE is thriving each day to find solutions to stop this disease from spreading further.
October 20 is World Osteoporosis Day, and there’s no better time to think about your bone health – and how a few lifestyle tweaks could help you avoid the condition.