Vitamin D Increases Live Birth Rates in Infertile Women

Vitamin D Increases Live Birth Rates in Infertile Women

A recent Danish study suggests that dietary Vitamin D increases live birth rates in infertile women. The authors of the study investigated the records of over 16,000 Danish women with a diagnosis of infertility between 1980 and 1991. The first five years of the study overlapped with Denmark’s mandatory vitamin D fortification program. Women with […]

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What Dose of Vitamin D is Needed and What Dose is Excessive?

What Dose of Vitamin D is Needed and What Dose is Excessive?

Pregnant women with Vitamin D deficiency may have complications in pregnancy that extend to the offspring. Systems involved include bone, immune system as well as general health. What remains unclear is how low is to low and how high is adequate supplementation. Many patients ask what dose of Vitamin D is needed and what dose […]

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Women With Low Vitamin D May Experience Less Success With IVF

Women With Low Vitamin D IVF

A recent study published in Human Reproduction suggests that women with low vitamin D may experience less success with IVF than women with normal vitamin D levels. The findings came from a meta-analysis of 11 previously published studies including 2,700 women. Women with normal vitamin D levels were found to be 46% more likely to […]

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Vitamin D Deficiency Knows No Boundaries

Vitamin D Deficiency

It seems the Vitamin D deficiency knows no boundaries – racial, ethnic or geographic. One of the roles of Vitamin D in our cells is to be involved in Calcium regulation. Calcium-Vitamin D can be gatekeepers in intricate molecular pathways that turn on and turn off important processes. It can be compared to a Rube Goldberg […]

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Can Vitamin D Before Pregnancy Protect The Health Of My Baby In The Future?

vitamin d benefits pregnancy

Much attention has been garnered in the exploration of the role of Vitamin D and its metabolites in both health and fertility. Can Vitamin D before pregnancy protect the health of my baby in the future? Women preparing for pregnancy religiously monitor their health and food intake and commit themselves to daily regimens of vitamins, […]

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