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Review: The facts on vitamin D and fertility

Posted on: November 2, 2012   by  John Cannell, MD


Up to 15% of couples are infertile and about 20% of infertility is unexplained by known causes. If you are trying to get pregnant or are having difficulty getting pregnant, a recent review paper should interest you.

Drs Elisabeth Lerchbaum and Barbara Obermayer-Pietsch of the Medical University of Graz in Austria published an authoritative review of vitamin D and fertility. They reviewed all the literature on the subject, test tube studies, animal data and human data.

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2 Responses to Review: The facts on vitamin D and fertility

  1. Jim Larsen
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    Vitamin D has indeed been shown to improve fertility of both men and women.

    Here are 29 web pages and studies on that topic:


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