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Multiple Sclerosis

MS and Vitamin D Deficiency

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Vitamin D from the sun
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Tanning woman, absorbing the sun
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What is vitamin D?


Working from dark till dark, in side, means a lot less sunlight
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What causes a vitamin D deficiency?


Down in the dumps, may be vitamin d deficiency
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What does it feel like?


Spending time outside gardening
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How to prevent it


Raw eggs ready to be scrabbled
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Other ways to increase vitamin D


Taking blood sugar reading
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Why it’s important


Blood test for vitamin D levels
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Testing for vitamin D


Give your body the vitamin D it needs
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Vitamin D = essential


Jackie Zimmerman

Jackie Zimmerman

@JackieZimm

Jackie Zimmerman is a multiple sclerosis and ulcerative colitis patient and the founder of Girls With Guts. Since diagnosis, she has blogged her IBD journey at Blood, Poop, and Tears. Jackie has worked hard to become a strong voice in the patient advocacy community. In her free time (what free time?!) she spends time with her two rescue pups, her husband Adam and plays roller derby. She’s online @JackieZimm.