Vitamin D and Otitis Media

AbstractPurpose of ReviewTo examine the relationship between vitamin D and otitis media.Recent FindingsVitamin D deficiency has been associated with several respiratory diseases, including otitis media. Vitamin D supplementation may reduce the risk of otitis media. This relationship may be explained by vitamin D supporting the immune system by upregulating antimicrobial peptides which are effective against otopathogens and biofilm formation, supporting a less inflammatory immune response, or promoting beneficial commensal bacteria.SummaryThis review will explore risk factors of both otitis media and vitamin D deficiency, the evidence of vitamin D being beneficial for various forms of otitis media, and possible mechanisms of action.
Source: Current Allergy and Asthma Reports - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research

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