Vitamin D as a Neuroactive Substance: Review

  title={Vitamin D as a Neuroactive Substance: Review},
  author={Stephen J. Kiraly and Michael A. Kiraly and Rick D. Hawe and Naila Makhani},
The objectives of this paper were (1) to review recent research on the actions of vitamin D as a steroid derivative with neuroactive properties and (2) to highlight clinical relevance and need for more research. Our methods included review of research from current journals, Medline, and Cochrane Reviews; theoretical discussion. Scientific research has had a justifiably strong emphasis on how vitamin D affects calcium metabolism and bone. This appears to have eclipsed its fundamental actions on… CONTINUE READING

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