Vitamin D

News in Gynecology: How Important Is Vitamin D?

Vitamin D normalizes your body’s calcium and phosphorus absorption and assists your immune system function. It's also essential for bone growth and bone remodeling. Other roles it serves in the body include the reduction of inflammation and modulation of multiple...

Lack of Vitamin D May Harm Older Women’s Health

Vitamin D deficiency is alarmingly common among women in nursing homes and is associated with an increased risk of death. A study of nearly 1,000 female nursing home residents found that 284 (30%) of the patients died within an average of 27 months. The researchers...

Osteoporosis Awareness

The month of May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month. Creekside Center for Women would like to inform you about Osteoporosis and how you can keep your bones healthy.  According to the CDC, Osteoporosis or "porous bone" is a disease of the skeletal...

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