Male Infertility: Vitamin D Can Improve Pregnancy Success

Due to the safety of vitamin D supplementation, along with its proven impact on reproductive health among both men and women, the Vitamin D Council recommends supplementing with 5,000-10,000 IU (125- 250 mcg) vitamin D3 per day in order to maintain optimal vitamin D status (40-60 ng/ml; 100-150 nmol/l).

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VITAMIN D STATUS IS ASSOCIATED WITH RISK OF DEPRESSION LATER IN LIFE, ESPECIALLY AMONG WOMEN

Depression is a highly prevalent form of mental illness, and affects approximately 350 million individuals worldwide. Those who experience depression are commonly overwhelmed by feelings of negativity, sadness or disinterest in activities once enjoyed. Changes in appetite and sleeping patterns, fatigue, difficulty concentrating and feelings of worthlessness are all common symptoms of depression.
There are many factors that may contribute to the onset of depression, including genetic predisposition, stressful or traumatic life events, chronic pain or illness and the use of some medications. Additionally, depression is much more common among young adults, women and the elderly.

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