Vitamin D is being used more in the elderly to prevent FALLS
Vitamin D is being used more in the elderly to prevent FALLS.
About 30% of patients over 65 have a fall each year. About 10% of these cause fractures, head injury, or death.
Falls can be reduced by exercising to improve strength and balance...removing tripping hazards...correcting vision...eliminating drugs that cause dizziness, drowsiness...etc.