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Vitamin D boosts fertility

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Thursday, February 02, 2012 | 1 comments

Vitamin D boosts fertilitySunlight boosts fertility, according to new research that claims vitamin D can balance sex hormones in women and improve sperm count in men.

The findings suggest some couples could be undergoing unnecessary and costly fertility treatments when spending time in the sunshine could be more beneficial.

'People could either spend more time outside in the sun - or take vitamin D supplements, which are a safe and cheap way to increase levels,' says lead author Dr Elisabeth Lerchbaum.

The researchers at the Medical University of Graz in Austria found that women ovulate less and their eggs have a reduced chance of implanting in the womb in the winter months

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1 comments

  1. Vitamin D says:

    Woh it is great news.

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