The Role of Vitamin D in the body and the problems associated with its deficiency

The Role of Vitamin D in the body and the problems associated with its deficiency

More than 65% of people are found deficient in Vitamin D. The earlier knowledge about vitamin D was that it plays a role in the calcium and phosphorous metabolism and helps to deposit the calcium in the bones hence making them stronger. It also blocks the release of a hormone called parathormone which causes reabsorption …

UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS (URIS)

UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS (URIS)

Upper respiratory tract infections (URIs) are amongst the most common infections in the adults and children. Although the respiratory infections can happen any time they are more common in winter. The cause of the upper respiratory infections are normally viral infections, however bacterial infections may also lead to URI. The patients mainly present with cough, …