Is there a relationship between Hormone D and PCOS?
Low Hormone D levels exacerbate the symptoms of PCOS, including insulin resistance, ovulation, menstrual irregularities, fertility challenges, hyperandrogenism, obesity and elevate the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
Is there a relationship between Hormone D and fertility challenges?
Supplementing with Hormone D has been shown to improve female fertility and pregnancy outcomes. Studies have shown that Hormone D levels are positively correlated with sperm production and motility.
Is there a relationship between Hormone D and pregnancy?
Hormone D supplementation during pregnancy in women with low vitamin D status improves fetal growth and reduces the risks for small-for-gestational-age fetuses, preeclampsia, preterm birth, and gestational diabetes.
About our guest:
Dr. Gominak grew up and attended college in California, moved to Houston
for medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, where she received an MD
degree in 1983. Her Neurology residency was done at the Harvard affiliated,
Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She practiced Neurology in the
San Francisco Bay area from 1991-2004 then moved with her husband to Tyler,
Starting in 2004 she began to dedicate more of her practice to the treatment
of sleep and sleep disorders. In 2012 and 2016 she published two pivotal
articles about the global struggle with worsening sleep, the possible causes and
solutions, related to vitamin D deficiency and the intestinal microbiome.
In 2016 she retired from her office practice to have more time to teach.
She currently divides her time between RightSleep® coaching sessions for
private individuals and teaching other clinicians the RightSleep® method of
The Vitamin D Conundrum
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