Vitamin D is the trendy Vitamin at the moment, recommended for many different types of cancer and diseases. Vitamin D levels vary between individuals for a number of reasons; different times of the year; diet; outdoor activities; Body Mass Index, people who are overweight generally have a lower vitamin D level; genetic differences between individuals and any pre-existing dietary supplements people may take. The government has recommended that all adults take a Vitamin D supplement 10µgm or 400i.u. of Vitamin D3 per day during the autumn and winter seasons and all year round for those people at high risk of Vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D has been shown to reduce the risk of recurrence in patients who have had a melanoma.

Mr Peach routinely recommends Vitamin D for the majority of patients who have had a melanoma removed. He will check your Vitamin D level before recommending an appropriate supplement dose, which is often higher than the routine recommendations.
Commonly people, having had a skin cancer, are wary of going out in the sun.
Further information is available from:-
 
https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/VitaminD-HealthProfessional/
 
http://genomel.org/info-for-patients/sun-protection-and-vitamin-d-after-a-diagnosis/#contentjump

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location

Based in Leeds

Visit Mr Peach in one of the following locations

(private) spire hospital leeds, roundhay hall jackson avenue, leeds

(NHS) bexley wing, st. james's hospital, leeds

(NHS) chapel allerton hospital, leeds

(NHS) leeds general infirmary, leeds