Scientists: lack of vitamins leads to depression

Experts from the University of Oregon sure hypovitaminosis of vitamin D is one of the common causes of depression. Vitamin a deficiency increases the likelihood of mental illness, but it leads him to the straight path, writes Zee News.

Vitamin D is essential for the human body to keep bones and muscles healthy. Deficiency of vitamin decreases the immune system, increases the frequency of cardiovascular diseases, oncological diseases.

Scientists conducted a study involving 185 women aged from 18 to 25 years. For 5 weeks the volunteers were assessed vitamin D levels in the blood and psychological well-being.

Weekly scientists discover depression symptoms in one third of the volunteers. In most cases, together with the depressed state was diagnosed with low vitamin D levels in the blood. Experts advise taking vitamin supplements and more to be in the sun to increase internal reserves of the vitamin.

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