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Low Vitamin D Status in Patients with Sleep Disorders and Nonspecific Musculoskeletal Pain


In a cross-sectional study involving 153 patients with who chronic nonspecific musculoskeletal pain while undergoing sleep evaluation at a sleep clinic, the mean serum 25(OH)D level was 19.8, and 54% of the study population was found to be vitamin D deficient. These results demonstrate that, "Vitamin D deficiency was prevalent in patients with sleep disorders and chronic nonspecific musculoskeletal pain on evaluation in a sleep medicine clinic."

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