Lack vitamin D makes children vulnerable to stroke when they are Adults
Maintaining health from childhood is very important, especially regarding nutrition and vitamins. Vitamin deficiency in childhood can adversely affect a child while growing up. It is found in research related to vitamin D deficiency when childhood.
The study, published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism revealed that children with vitamin D deficiency as a child more likely to experience heart problems and blood vessels in 25 years later as an adult. This is because vitamin D plays an important role on cardiovascular health, as reported by Science Daily (10/02).
Vitamin D deficiency in childhood is known to lead to cardiovascular problems such as stroke, heart attack, and others. Currently it is known that many children are deficient in vitamin D in all parts of the world. The researchers then observed the importance of vitamin D in childhood with the possibility of atherosclerosis, which triggers a wide variety of cardiovascular problems in adults.
“Our study found a link between low levels of vitamin D in childhood with increased atherosclerosis in adulthood. These results remained the same even though researchers have take into account several factors that cause cardiovascular problems such as blood pressure, diet, smoking habits, physical activity, obesity, socioeconomic level, and the other, “said Mark Juonala, MD, PhD, of the University of Turku Finland.
These results were obtained researchers after analyzing 2,148 participants aged three to 18 years. Furthermore, participants were analyzed again his condition after 30 to 45 years old. It is known that participants who had low vitamin D levels as a child at greater risk for cardiovascular disease in adulthood.
Further research is still needed to determine the link clearer. But for now you should not ignore the needs of your child vitamins, especially vitamin D are important for a healthy heart and blood vessels.