Vitamin D and Creatine Kinase

by Art

I was looking for studies that discuss wether 25 OH D serum level has any direct effect on serum creatine kinase(CK) level, but haven't been able to find any studies that seem to directly answer this question.

I have found studies that show that low 25 OH D levels can be associated with elevated CK serum levels but do not go so far as to say that elevating 25 OH D level directly results in reduction of CK serum level.

Can you clarify this point for me?

Thank You.


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by: Kerri Knox, RN- The Immune Queen!


While it would be great if there were science on every aspect of what we'd like to know, Vitamin D science is still in it's early phases and unfortunately, there are no studies on this yet.

However, vitamin D DOES relate directly to muscular strength and we DO know that statin muscle problems go away with sufficient vitamin d levels and that low vitamin d levels correlate with high CK levels, also called CPK Levels.

So, if you have high CK levels, it's prudent to just take vitamin d and get your levels to within the 'optimal' range, for a VARIETY of reasons, regardless of whether it will 'fix' a particular problem or not, that would be my recommendation.

Otherwise, you might end up waiting around a decade or so to get certainty that vitamin d will (or won't)fix this problem. In the meantime, it's likely that you are putting yourself at high risk for Cancer, heart disease, stroke, Multiple Sclerosis and other deadly diseases.

Kerri Knox RN Immune Health Queen

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