About Susan Rex Ryan

Susan Rex Ryan is the award-winning author of Defend Your Life about the awesome health benefits of vitamin D including the potential prevention of chronic medical conditions including autism, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and multiple sclerosis. Her health articles have been published on Hormones Matter (TM), the Lucine Health Sciences website, and in Choices Magazine. Sue has also been featured on recent radio shows where she discussed vitamin D’s benefits.

Methylation Gene Variants Associated with Common Brain Disorders

By |2019-08-04T20:17:43+00:00August 4th, 2019|Brain Disorders, DNA Mutations|

The sheer complexity of the human brain is daunting. A healthy adult brain includes approximately 100 billion nerve cells called neurons. Neurons are connected through minute gaps called synapses across which impulses pass through neurotransmitters that link more than a 100 trillion points in the central nervous system. A biochemical [...]

Have You Inherited a Vitamin D Deficiency?

By |2019-04-27T16:45:53+00:00April 27th, 2019|DNA Mutations, Vitamin D, Vitamin D Deficiency|

  Let’s take a brief look at genetic traits. We inherit about 23,000 genes – both “good” and “bad” – from our biological parents. The great news is we no longer need to acquiesce to being stuck with with “bad” genes.  In fact, we can -- at least in some [...]

This Simple Calcium Test May Save Your Life

By |2018-11-27T16:21:47+00:00November 27th, 2018|Cardiovascular Disease, Heart Disease, Vitamin D, Vitamin K2|

My dear, sweet brother-in-law suddenly died at the age of 50 from massive heart failure. His untimely death prompts me to share information about a simple, non-invasive, and inexpensive calcium test that may save your and your loved ones' lives. Cardiovascular disease (CVD), including heart failure, is the leading global [...]

Hearing Loss and High Homocysteine

By |2018-03-19T11:36:05+00:00March 19th, 2018|Diet, Hearing, Homocysteine|

Hearing loss is commonly attributed to aging. We see lots of seniors wearing hearing aids and assume that is a fait accompli as we grow older. Recent research however reveals that elevated homocysteine – long associated with cardiovascular and neurological conditions – may also contribute to hearing loss. The Impact [...]

Paternal Vitamin D Impacts Childhood Growth

By |2017-05-22T16:52:05+00:00May 22nd, 2017|Healthy Children, Vitamin D|

Attention, future parents! Do you want your baby to grow stronger? New hallmark research from University College Dublin (UCD) in Ireland suggests that biological fathers' vitamin D status prior to conception plays an important role in determining the future height and weight of their children. As the sun basked Porto, [...]

Save Your Life with a Simple Test!

By |2016-12-27T12:22:03+00:00December 27th, 2016|Cardiovascular Disease, Heart Disease, Vitamin D, Vitamin K2|

No. Please, no more. Beloved celebrities Carrie Fisher, Florence Henderson, George Michael, Debbie Reynolds, and Alan Thicke have died over the past several weeks due to heart-related disease. Their untimely deaths prompt me to share information about a simple, non-invasive, and inexpensive test that may save your and your loved ones' [...]

What We Can Learn from Florence Henderson’s Death

By |2016-11-25T21:23:52+00:00November 25th, 2016|Cardiovascular Disease, Heart Disease, Vitamin D|

Beloved TV icon mom Florence Henderson passed away unexpectedly on America's Thanksgiving holiday on November 24, 2016. Only three days before her death she enthusiastically cheered her "Brady Bunch" daughter, Maureen McCormick, as she competed in another iconic TV show, "Dancing With The Stars (DWTS)." As a member of the [...]

Vitamin K2 Inhibits Deadly Breast Cancer Growth

By |2015-10-19T13:18:29+00:00October 19th, 2015|Breast Cancer, Diet, Vitamin D|

A little-known nutrient called vitamin K2 may inhibit the growth of two deadly forms of breast cancer. In a recent ground-breaking study, Irish researchers discovered that the most common form of vitamin K2, menaquinone-4 (MK-4), demonstrated a dramatic reduction in invasive breast cancer cell growth. A Nutrient Called Vitamin K2 [...]

Rise Above Pink: Vitamin D and Breast Cancer

By |2015-10-07T13:23:42+00:00October 7th, 2015|Breast Cancer, Vitamin D, Vitamin D Deficiency|

Calendars may serve little purpose to mark the month of October. We are simply inundated with the color pink. Countless objects in the public’s eye sport various shades of pink to remind us that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Why, after over 30 years of honoring annual Breast Cancer [...]

The Vitamin D Wellness Protocol

By |2019-11-09T16:16:50+00:00March 6th, 2015|Mom’s Choice Award, Vitamin D, Vitamin D Deficiency, Vitamin K2|

Welcome to the Vitamin D Wellness Protocol designed for members of this Facebook group. You can “Defend Your Life” against a long list of diseases by having adequate amounts of vitamin D (suggesting a goal of 100ng/mL (250 nmol/L)). To enjoy the best vitamin D and its partners have to [...]