According to “Insider Life”, one of the most recent studies has been found, which was published today in the journal Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. More than 80% of Coronavirus patients in a Spanish hospital suffer from a deficiency of vitamin D that the sun’s rays generate.
The results indicate that the identification and treatment Corona patients Suffering from deficiency (d). Especially those at high risk for severe cases of COVID-19 such as the elderly. It can help improve results.
The study also found that 82.2% of hospitalized patients had a (D) deficiency, while only 47.2% of the healthy people had vitamin D deficiency.
And to conduct the study. Researchers compared the vitamin D levels of 216 COVID-19 patients at Universitario Marqués de Valdecilla with levels of 197 healthy people who were similar in terms of age and gender.
With the exception of coronavirus patients who were taking vitamin D supplements. Researchers found that 82.2% of COVID-19 patients had vitamin D deficiency. Compared to only 47.2% of people in the comparison group.
In general, the levels of vitamin D in patients with Covid-19 were lower than in women.
The study authors also found that Corona patients with low levels of vitamin D were more likely to have high blood pressure, heart disease, elevated inflammatory markers, and prolonged hospital stays.