Vitamin D helps asthma

Vitamin D helps asthma

Researchers Israeli clinic Allergy and immunology Meir working on getting the data that confirm the ability of vitamin D to protect from asthma.

Asthma is a problem many

In the world there are statistics chronic disease – asthma. Data show that asphyxiation and sibilant breathing are approximately 300 million children and adults.
However, the incidence is constantly increasing. It is this fact that causes physicians to begin to search for the reasons.

Experiments on the basis of the health insurance Fund Clalit

The research was conducted on the basis of 4 million records for the period 2008-2012. From 307900 patients of different ages, which was held data capture levels of vitamin D, 21000 patients had a diagnosis of asthma.

The results of the study concluded that asthmatics with deficiency of vitamin D asthma occurred more often 25%.

Sources of vitamin D

For a group of people suffering from asthma, it is much safer to increase the vitamin than to revise the dose of drugs.

  • 10 minutes or more outdoors in Sunny weather;
  • eggs;
  • fatty fish;
  • mushrooms;
  • drinks enriched with this vitamin.

To determine how to protect the body from attacks of asthma with the help of vitamin D, research continues.

Immunology and Allergology