Impact of Low Vitamin D on PCOS
Ever wonder what your vitamin D status is?
Or maybe you hear about vitamin D being low during the winter months.
Perhaps you’ve felt compelled to soak up a little sun for vitamin D.
When it comes to PCOS and vitamin D levels, we don’t often hear about the connection between the two. However there are a lot of connections.
Connections between Vitamin D and PCOS
- Low levels are associated with insulin resistance
- Vitamin D can lower abnormally high levels of AMH
- High doses of vitamin D may improve hormone function in women with PCOS
- Vitamin D supplementation may support glucose levels
If you’ve been diagnosed with PCOS, do you ever recall your provider asking, well what are you vitamin D levels?
Probably not. For many women, it can feel like PCOS is a complex syndrome and that you just don’t know enough. That is okay because here at Women’s Nutrition Clinic we are here to support you!
Benefits of Vitamin D
-Supports bone health
-Reduces inflammatory responses in the body
-Helps with mood
and so much more!
Vitamin D deficiencies can be commonly overlooked and studies show that women with PCOS tend to struggle with a deficiency.
Lab testing and knowing our micronutrient status can help us determine how to be more intentional when it comes to our individual care.
Watch this video to explore more about vitamin D. Gain key insight on how it can support you!
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