Vitamin D for menstrual cramp?

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Menstrual cramps affect at least 50% of reproductive-age women.  These cramps can vary in severity and at their worst, can lead to days off work (or school in younger women).

While Ibuprofen is a common medication taken by women for their cramps, researchers have recently found that the sunshine vitamin (vitamin D) may help reduce the symptoms.

Menstrual pain is linked with high levels of steroids called prostaglandins which appear during the cycle to help the uterus shed it’s lining. 

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In a processed food culture, simply eating may not be enough. Dr. Andy Williams is a scientist with a strong interest in Juicing and how it can supply the body with the nutrients it needs to thrive in modern society. You can subscribe to his free daily paper called Juicing The Rainbow and follow him on Facebook orTwitter.

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