A new study from Oregon State University suggested the direct relationship between low vitamin D and depression in young women.
Depression is no doubt a common phenomenon that give arise to worst situation like fed up, sad, miserable and lots more. This depression symptoms can interfere your daily life resulting in more severe conditions. There are possibilities that you loose interest from your life and don’t enjoy anything. Though there are many reasons for depression, but researchers have found that lack of vitamin D level plays vital role in mental health and depression. It directly or indirectly acts on the areas of brain that is linked with depression.
A new study from the Oregon State University found that the cause of depression in young women is directly linked to the low level of vitamin D. They are likely to have clinically depressive symptoms. As Vitamins are essential nutrient for our body, hence, it is essential that levels should always be maintained. Vitamin D plays vital role in maintaining bone health and muscle function, its deficiency may results in impaired immune function and some other forms of cancer and cardiovascular disease.There are some receptors in the brain that are the receptors of vitamin D.
They are found in the areas of your brain that are linked with depression development. With studies performed on 185 college students with aged 18-25 years, the vitamin D levels were measured from blood samples and the participants completed a survey of depression symptoms each week for continuous five weeks. More than one third of the participants clinically has reported significant depressive symptom in each week over the course of study.Though people create their own vitamin D when their skin gets exposed to sunlight. But, during winter, when the sunlight is scarce, people can take the supplement of vitamin D that can be easily available in some foods including milk. The recommended daily allowance of vitamin D is 600 IU per day. But there is no established level of vitamin D for mental health sufficiency.