Vitamin D and chronic pain

  title={Vitamin D and chronic pain},
  author={S. Straube and R. Moore and S. Derry and H. McQuay},
  • S. Straube, R. Moore, +1 author H. McQuay
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • PAIN®
  • A number of studies have suggested a link between low levels of vitamin D and higher incidence of chronic pain [4,7,22]. There is a well-established link between low vitamin D and pain due to osteomalacia. There is no clear biological mechanism of how low vitamin D might be causally related to other types of chronic pain, though vitamin D is thought to be involved in regulating inflammatory cytokine synthesis [17], and might be implicated in some chronic pain conditions. Associations of pain… CONTINUE READING
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