Is sunlight deprivation destroying the bone health of Dubai’s population?

Is sunlight deprivation destroying the bone health of Dubai’s population?

By: Marc Sorenson, EdD, Sunlight Institute–

 The people of Dubai have one of the highest bone disease risks in the world; about 1/4 of the population has bone disease.  Lack of sunlight exposure due to obvious cultural habits cause reduced vitamin D levels, resulting in an incredibly high risk of osteoporosis.  There needs to be some serious thinking in the medical community there to find methods of optimizing vitamin D levels.

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