Vitamin D Deficiency Could Increase Balance Problems in Fibromyalgia Patients
Persons who suffer from fibromyalgia and also have low levels of vitamin D in their bodies could suffer from balance and posture problems.
Those are the findings of a new study published in the journal, Modern Hematology. Patients with fibromyalgia often suffer from an increased risk of falls. Researchers found in their study that vitamin deficiency is linked to a higher risk of such balance issues in patients.
This is not the first study to show these findings. Researchers have long believed that lack of vitamin D leads to muscle weakness and deficient mineralization in the bones, which contributes to a high risk of fall accidents. Researchers say that vitamin D deficiency could negatively affect a person’s balance and also the intensity of pain levels that suffer from fibromyalgia.