It makes sense for anyone with RA to make sure they receive enough vitamin D (in my case using a D3 supplement with an extra virgin olive oil base) of course, but I wasn’t aware of the research linking RA (and other form of arthritis) more directly with vitamin D deficiency.
Also, there are a number of people (including doctors) who are promoting the use of vitamin D supplementation as either a possible cure for rheumatoid arthritis or as a method of significantly reducing symptoms. The proponents of this idea suggest using a much higher dose than the typical 200 to 400 UI per day recommendation. They suggest a dose of 4000 to 6000 UI per day. Read more . . .