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Importance of Vitamin D in Menopause

Updated: Sep 29, 2021

In a nutshell, Vitamin D is a wonder vitamin that plays a central role in many body processes and is on the front row seat of vitamins that women with menopause need. We know very well that Vitamin C, B or even K is important then why are we discussing about just Vitamin D. That’s because Vitamin D is unique, it functions like a hormone rather than a vitamin. Exactly how bodily function goes haywire with the deficiency of any hormone, is pretty much the case with Vitamin D as well.

With menopause comes susceptibility to various ailments, Vitamin D helps in reducing the susceptibility and aids in the prevention of many diseases that are common during menopause.

Here are a few such conditions that vitamin D may treat or even prevent.

For more details, check out this article on The Menopause Itch! – Types of Itch and how to prevent it

Apart from the above-mentioned conditions, several other bodily functions might get affected by the deficiency of Vitamin D like irritable bowel syndrome, multiple sclerosis, celiac disease, chronic fatigue syndrome, chronic pain, asthma, and even allergies.

Now since we have discussed enough problems, let's now hear the solutions. Here are a few tips on how you can top up your Vitamin D

  1. Dietary Supplement – Add food rich in Vitamin D to your daily diet routines like milk and fatty fish like Salmon which are good sources of Vitamin D

  2. Vitamin D Supplements – It is important to check with your health care providers or doctor for the perfect dosage. Try Vitabalans Dmax with 4000 IU if recommended or Bioglan Vitagummies for 1000 IU.

As you reach the age of menopause, prevention becomes better than cure. Vitamin D is probably the best preventative lead for several ailments that come with Menopause due to reduced estrogen levels. Till next week, stay beautiful!


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