Following an injury, an immune response is triggered in the body beginning with the necessary first step of inflammation. Inflammation is characterised by redness, pain, swelling, heat and immobility of the affected area.
Vitamin D is often referred to as ‘The Sunshine Vitamin’ as it is produced in the skin in response to direct sunlight. It is often prescribed to promote healthy bones and prevent the development of osteoporosis. But, there may be far more to it!