We know you are likely to be very familiar with vitamin D, a naturally occurring hormone produced by the body in response to sunlight. Among its numerous health attributes, including support of our bone health, vitamin D also has been found to affect key cells of the immune system. And now we are learning too that this basic nutrient in which many of us are often deficient can result in neurodegenerative disease and cognitive issues.
I recently read a compelling opinion piece in JAMA Network written by an oncologist who spoke to the current times in which we, practitioners and patients alike, live and to which we must adjust. It is not necessarily an easy adjustment or one that has come without compromise and maybe even some sacrifice.