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Nutr Rev. 1990 Dec;48(12):435-8.

Seasonal fluctuations in parathyroid hormone in relation to vitamin D intake of postmenopausal women.

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Abstract

Vitamin D deficiency in elderly living at northern latitudes results in increased serum parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels after winter. Sunlight exposure and/or vitamin D supplements can prevent the PTH changes and possibly reduce PTH-mediated bone loss.

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2082223
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