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How does vitamin d help patients with copd?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: No hard evidence

Vitamin d supplements don’t seem to help most patients suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd), according to a recent study published in the annals of internal medicine.
Often referred to as the sunshine vitamin, vitamin d has been said to help fight inflammation of the lungs in patients with copd. However, most patients suffering from COPD are vitamin d deficient.

In brief: No hard evidence

Vitamin d supplements don’t seem to help most patients suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd), according to a recent study published in the annals of internal medicine.
Often referred to as the sunshine vitamin, vitamin d has been said to help fight inflammation of the lungs in patients with copd. However, most patients suffering from COPD are vitamin d deficient.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not directly

Not aware of any direct relationship between vitamin d and helping copd.
Vitamin d is important for calcium absorption in your GI tract. If bone density is a problem (certainly can be in COPD patients on chronic steroids) it could help with that.

In brief: Not directly

Not aware of any direct relationship between vitamin d and helping copd.
Vitamin d is important for calcium absorption in your GI tract. If bone density is a problem (certainly can be in COPD patients on chronic steroids) it could help with that.
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No help

In most cases vitamin d has no effect on copd.
In case of established severe deficiency, it is recommended to take vit d supplementation.

In brief: No help

In most cases vitamin d has no effect on copd.
In case of established severe deficiency, it is recommended to take vit d supplementation.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Dr. Carlo Hatem
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