Loading...
 
Toggle Health Problems and D

Fertility of men and women reduced by obesity and low vitamin D (perhaps synergistically) – June 2019

Vitamin D and Obesity: Two Interacting Players in the Field of Infertility.

Nutrients. 2019 Jun 27;11(7). pii: E1455. doi: 10.3390/nu11071455.
Bosdou JK1, Konstantinidou E2, Anagnostis P3, Kolibianakis EM1, Goulis DG2.

VitaminDWiki

Items in both categories Obesity and Fertility are listed here:

Items in both of the categories Intervention AND Fertility/Sperm

Fertility and Sperm category contains the following summary

106 items in Fertility or Sperm in VitaminDWiki

See also

Overview Women and Vitamin D
Overview Pregnancy and vitamin D    Fertility and Vitamin D – several articles
Endometriosis
Ensure a healthy pregnancy and baby - take Vitamin D before conception
Search VitaminDWiki for IVF OR "IN VITRO FERTILIZATION" 345 items as of Sept 2019
Search VitaminDWiki for "Assisted reproduction" 177 items as of Sept 2019
Search VitaminDWiki for "polycystic ovary syndrome" OR PCOS" Sept 2019
Search VitaminDWiki fore Testosterone 472 items as of Oct 2017
Search VitaminDWiki for "erectile dysfunction" 120 items as of July 2018
Conception and vitamin D snapshot as of 2012

 Download the PDF from VitaminDWiki
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Vitamin D and Obesity)

Obesity plays an important role in human fertility in both genders.
The same is true for vitamin D, for which accumulating evidence from observational human studies suggests a key role for both male and female fertility. In the latter case, however, robust data from relevant interventional studies are currently lacking.
It is also not clear whether obesity and vitamin D deficiency, besides their independent effect on human infertility, act in synergy.
Several pathogenetic mechanisms may be proposed as a linkage between vitamin D deficiency and obesity, with respect to infertility. In any case, the independent contribution of vitamin D deficiency in obese infertile states needs to be proven in interventional studies focusing on either vitamin D supplementation in obese or weight loss strategies in vitamin D-deficient infertile patients.

Table 1. Vitamin D and infertility

Male infertility
Linear or U-shaped correlation between vitamin D concentrations and sperm motility/morphology
Sufficient vitamin D concentrations associated with high testosterone concentrations
Supplementation of vitamin D improved semen quality and pregnancy rates
Supplementation of vitamin D increased testosterone concentrations
Female infertility
Contradictory data on whether supplementation of vitamin D is associated with pregnancy rates
ART (assisted reproductive techniques)
Higher live birth rates in vitamin D-sufficient women
Endometriosis
Linear correlation between vitamin D concentrations and diameter of ovarian endometriomas
Higher incidence of vitamin D deficiency/insufficiency in women with endometriosis
PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome)
Linear correlation between vitamin D levels and reproductive success rates after ovulation induction in women with PCOS


Created by admin. Last Modification: Monday December 23, 2019 22:56:18 GMT-0000 by admin. (Version 8)

Attached files

ID Name Comment Uploaded Size Downloads
13217 Obesity, infertility, and Vitamin D.pdf PDF 2019 admin 23 Dec, 2019 22:43 409.60 Kb 62
See any problem with this page? Report it (FINALLY WORKS)