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Papers: 17 Sep 2022 - 23 Sep 2022


Front Neurosci


Clinical vitamin D levels are associated with insular volume and inferior temporal gyrus white matter surface area in community-dwelling individuals with knee pain.


Strath LJ, Hernandez P V, Nodarse C L, Johnson AJ, Edberg JD, Fillingim RB, Cruz-Almeida Y
Front Neurosci. 2022; 16:882322.
PMID: 36117614.


Vitamin D is an essential, fat soluble micronutrient long-known for its effects on calcium homeostasis and bone health. With advances in technology, it is being discovered that Vitamin D exerts its effects beyond the musculoskeletal system. Vitamin D has since been noted in nervous system health and functioning, and is becoming a target of interest in brain health, aging, and chronic pain outcomes.