So it is March and winter is still here! Over the long winter months we stay indoors more and are not getting as much activity as we would be getting in say…summer. This, in turn, leads to decreased amounts of sun exposure. Which cuts your risks for skin damage from the sun, but increases your risk for low levels of vitamin D. Low vitamin D can lead to many problems. Here is a great site for learning about some of these possible problems that are caused by low vitamin D levels.
Winter in Michigan can be hard on us all. Make sure you are aware of vitamin D! Talk to your primary care doctor about if getting your vitamin D levels checked is right for you.