ProjectDisaster: Disasters, Terrorism, Preparedness, Emerging Infections, Response, Mitigation

Search ProjectDisaster:

Choose a Topic:

February 29th, 2012 posted by Paul Rega, MD, FACEP February 29, 2012 @ 1:56 am

Vitamin D & Dysmenorrhea

Vitamin D Eases Menstrual Cramps

Primary source:

Archives of Internal Medicine
Source reference:
Lasco A, et al “Improvement of primary dysmenorrhea caused by a single oral dose of vitamin D: Results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study” Arch Intern Med 2012; 172: 366-367.

Additional source: Archives of Internal Medicine
Source reference:
Bertone-Johnson E, et al “Vitamin D for menstrual and pain-related disorders in women” Arch Intern Med 2012; 172: 367-369.

By John Gever, Senior Editor, MedPage TodayPublished: February 27, 2012″Women with a history of severe menstrual cramps reported significantly less pain when they took an ultra-high dose of vitamin D five days before their next expected period, according to results of a small randomized trial.Of 20 women taking the 300,000-IU dose of vitamin D, 15 reported pain scores at least two points lower than their average over a four-cycle baseline period, on a standard 10-point visual analog scale……”

Email This Post Email This Post

Comments Off

Comments are closed.

Get Macromedia Flash Player

Flash Player Uninstaller - uninstall if you have trouble updating or installing the new flash player, then try to install the flash player again
Syndicate this site using RSS RSS Feed

Conditions and Diseases Blog Directory

ProjectDisaster at Blogged