Upper West Side Location Now Open!
Manhattan Cardiology
Vitamin D dose guidance may not be high enough for heart health

Vitamin D is a crucial vitamin, and studies have shown promise in a variety of potential health benefits. How much vitamin D supplementation is needed to produce possible cardiac benefits is a topic of investigation. Those with certain heart issues may not be getting enough vitamin D because the current recommended dietary limit in the United States is too low, according to preliminary results from clinical research.

New York cardiologist and LabFinder contributor Dr. Mary Greene investigates the literature to see whether optimum vitamin D levels influence cardiovascular disease risk. Read the article.