Alt

Vitamin D Eases Menstrual Cramps

Resent studies confirmed - Vitamin D eases Menstrual Cramps.

Dysmenorrhea, the medical term for menstrual cramps, is a common problem affecting over 50 percent of menstruating women of all ages.Vitamin D has received much attention in the past few years regarding its role in calcium balance, bone health and immune function. Vitamin D can also reduce the expression of the inflammatory compound cyclooxygenase-2 and can therefore regulate prostaglandin production, exerting anti-inflammatory effects in the body and endometrium.

During the study women in the treatment group received 50,000 oral vitamin D once per week for 8 weeks. Pain intensity significantly decreased in the treatment group after eight weeks of treatment and none had severe pain, says "New Hope Network".

Vitamin D could be our savior.