Vitamin D regulates steroid hormone production, impacting fertility

News-Medical.Net July 9, 2024, 04:00 PM UTC

Summary: Vitamin D plays a crucial role in hormonal balance by regulating enzymes involved in steroid hormone production. It impacts male and female reproductive hormones, influencing fertility. Studies show a link between vitamin D deficiency and lower testosterone levels in men, as well as fertility issues in women, including PCOS. Research suggests vitamin D supplementation may improve hormone levels and reproductive health.

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