People suffering from Vitamin D deficiency are twice more likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia than those with sufficient levels of it, according to a new study by the Isfahan University of Medical Sciences in Iran.
“When we examined the findings of several observational studies on vitamin D and schizophrenia, we found people with schizophrenia have lower vitamin D levels than healthy people. Vitamin D deficiency is quite common among people with schizophrenia,” said one of the study authors, Ahmad Esmaillzadeh, in a press release.
This is the first study to highlight the relationship between the two conditions.
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