Being stuck home bound whether by illness, injury or other limitation means vitamin D intake inevitably suffers. This essential “sunshine” nutrient normally releases through bare skin absorbing UV rays during regular outdoor activity.
Yet being housebound eradicates this main source – putting you at major risk for deficiency linked to bone issues, fatigue, pain and weakened immunity. These short winter days have an effect even for the healthy.
Studies reveal upping vitamin D supplements not only reverses physical symptoms but majorly improves anxiety, depression and perceived quality of life too. Vit D also helps with autoimmune diseases like Endometriosis, Fibromyalgia and Crohn's as it helps reduce inflammation.
So in essence, if you're stuck at home, this cheap remedy could offer real hope, and rather than caving in to the inevitable winter blues this time of year, proactively topping up your D levels literally delivers emotional nourishment straight to your nervous system.
You see, vitamin D actively concentrates in brain tissue benefitting information transfer and neurochemical function. So if you ask Santa for one thing this Xmas, make sure it's a special delivery of this essential "happy" vitamin.
So when it's hard to get outdoors, look at supplements that promise a sufficient, or recommended daily amount of Vitamin D based on your condition. Either in capsule form or even better a fruity spray you spray under your tongue, this absorbs faster into your system.
Hopefully this will help part the clouds for you and let the sunshine in.