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.