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IBS - many indications that Vitamin D will help - more research needed - March 2018

More research needed to investigate role of vitamin D in IBS treatment Clinical Pharmacist

  • Why are doctors reluctant to accept vitamin D the following is the 10th reason
    "It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary is dependent upon his not understanding it”  Upton Sinclair
    Pharmacists would lose income if they no longer would be selling prescription drugs for IBD

Overview Gut and vitamin D contains the following summary

  • Gut problems result in reduced absorption of Vitamin D, Magnesium, etc.
  • Celiac disease has a strong genetic component.
    • Most, but not all, people with celiac disease have a gene variant.
    • An adequate level vitamin D seems to decrease the probability of getting celiac disease.
    • Celiac disease causes poor absorption of nutrients such as vitamin D.
    • Bringing the blood level of vitamin D back to normal in patients with celiac disease decreases symptoms.
    • The prevalence of celiac disease, not just its diagnosis, has increased 4X in the past 30 years, similar to the increase in Vitamin D deficiency.
  • Review in Nov 2013 found that Vitamin D helped
    Many intervention clinical trials with vitamin D for Gut problems (101 trials listed as of Sept 2019)
  • All items in category gut and vitamin D 194 items

Gut category listing contains the following

194 items in GUT category - see also Overview Gut and vitamin D, See also Microbiome category listing has 32 items along with related searches.

The Meta-analysis of Gut and Vitamin D 

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