Vitamin D reduces statin-induced myalgia (spierpijn veroorzaakt door statinen))
Vitamin D is necessary for numerous biochemical processes, including mineral metabolism and is linked to the expression of 200 different genes.
Deficiency (gebrek) has been linked to muscle weakness and pain in people of all ages, Parkinson's disease, 17 different cancers, heart disease, cognitive dysfunction, autoimmune disorders, and muscle and bone ailments.
In fact, low levels of vitamin D are linked to higher rates of mortality.
Myalgia is one of the manifestations of vitamin D deficiency and is also the most common side effect of statin drugs.
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