Inadequate Levels of Vitamin D May Increase the Risk of Uterine Fibroids

Vitamin D has many beneficial effects on reproduction. Previous blog entries have reported on published studies regarding the beneficial effects of Vitamin D in improving oocyte quality, embryo development and pregnancy success. Now researchers at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences have reported in EPIDEMIOLOGY May 2013-Volume 24-Issue 3-p447-453 that inadequate levels of Vitamin […]

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Uterine Fibroids and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

Uterine fibroids are associated with miscarriages and may be a cause of recurrent pregnancy loss.  A recent study from the United Kingdom (Human Reproduction 26:3274;2011) found that the intrauterine cavity was distorted by fibroids in 8.2% of women with a history of recurrent pregnancy loss.  They also found that surgical removal of these intrauterine fibroids increased the […]

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