VDC test kit slider
VDC test kit slider

Research proposes mechanism behind the role of vitamin D in polycystic ovarian syndrome

Posted on: April 12, 2017   by  Amber Tovey


A new study discovered a mechanism underlying the benefits of vitamin D supplementation for PCOS.

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormonal disorder, affecting approximately 6%-10% of reproductive-aged women. PCOS is characterized by irregular menstrual cycles, low fertility, polycystic ovaries and excessively high levels of androgens. Androgens are steroid hormones that promote male characteristics. The two main androgens are androsterone and testosterone. 

You must be a paid member to read the rest of this post. Please login or register now.

Test Your Vitamin D Levels at Home!

Our in-home Vitamin D Test Kit is easy, affordable, and an accurate way to find out your Vitamin D status.

order NOW

We need your help!

We're spreading awareness on Vitamin D Deficiency
Donate NOW
Latest Articles
Study offers mechanism by which vitamin D may improve lupus symptoms

A new study suggests vitamin D helps decrease expression of receptors responsible for the pathogenesis of lupus, thereby reducing autoimmune activity.

Weekly Newsletter