Low Vitamin D Levels in Stroke Survivors a Bad Sign, Study Finds

February 12, 2015 5:00 PM

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THURSDAY, Feb. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Low vitamin D levels are linked to an increased risk of suffering a severe stroke and poor health in stroke survivors, new research finds.

The study included almost 100 stroke patients who were treated at a U.S. hospital between 2013 and 2014. All had experienced an ischemic stroke, which is a stroke caused by blocked blood flow to the brain.

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