Vitamin D

The UK's relatively low levels of sunshine mean vitamin D deficiency is a widespread problem in the country. An estimated one in five adults are deficient.

BLOOD TESTS

Vitamin D

From £250.00

Overview

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is naturally present in very few foods. It is also produced endogenously when ultraviolet rays from sunlight strike the skin and trigger vitamin D synthesis.

The UK’s relatively low levels of sunshine mean vitamin D deficiency is a widespread problem in the country.

An estimated one in five adults are deficient.

Recent studies have demonstrated the importance of ensuring Vitamin D levels are optimum.

Our Doctor will take a blood test to ascertain your levels and supplement if required.

Off site appointments are available (office/home/hotel) – please contact us to arrange. A surcharge may be applicable.

Benefits

More Information on Vitamin D

The UK’s relatively low levels of sunshine mean vitamin D deficiency is a widespread problem in the country. An estimated one in five adults are deficient.

Vitamin D helps regulate the amount of calcium and phosphate in the body. These nutrients are needed to keep bones, teeth and muscles healthy. A lack of vitamin D can lead to bone deformities such as rickets in children, and bone pain caused by a condition called osteomalacia in adults.