International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Phytopharmacological Research
ISSN (Print): 2250-1029
ISSN (Online): 2249-6084
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2021   Volume 11   Issue 1

Vitamin D Plus Calcium Supplementation for fall Prevention
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Malak Hussain A Asiri, Abdulaziz Ayed A Alshahrani, Majed Mohammed S Alshehri, Abdulrahman Jawdat R Albalawi, Waleed Farhan D Alshammari, Jalawi Talal A Alotaibi, Anfal Atallah S Alamrani, Omar Mansour M Halawani, Aumniyat Saad A Alrashidi, Mohammed Ibrahim F Binibrahim
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Asiri M H A, Alshahrani A A A, Alshehri M M S, Albalawi A J R, Alshammari W F D, Alotaibi J T A et al. Vitamin D Plus Calcium Supplementation for fall Prevention. Int j pharm phytopharm res 2021;11(1):94-6
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Abstract

Falls are associated with significant morbidity and mortality among the elderly. Trials reported that supplementation of vitamin D plus calcium ‎improves muscle strength and function, thereby reducing ‎the risk of falls. EBSCO, Google Scholar, and Pub Med ‎ databases were ‎searched for related articles using the terms ‎ ‎vitamin D, falls, ergocalciferols, 25- hydroxyvitamin D, and ‎‎‎1, ‎‎25-dihydroxy vitamin D‎. Out of three ‎hundred and four, only ‎four completed ‎the inclusion ‎criteria.‎ Co-administration of vitamin D and calcium ‎ protects against falls among ‎the elderly. Among the elderly‎, vitamin D and calcium a ‎successful fall ‎‎reduction method.


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