Vitamin D3 is common name for Cholecalciferol and is one form of Vitamin D that is a fat-soluble vitamin whose main role in body is to promote absorption of Calcium from intestines. Girls and Women who have low level of Vitamin D are more likely to have insulin resistance and obesity. Vitamin D3 supports the maintenance of healthy bones and teeth, supports a healthy immune system and supports cardiovascular function and calcium absorption.
Vitamin K2 is common name for Menaquinone (MK-7) is a more absorbable form of Vitamin K found in certain fermented foods and supplements. Vitamin D3 does absorption of Calcium from intestines and transporting calcium into bones is done with the help of K2. Vitamin K2 (as MK-7) directs the calcium to your bones instead of soft tissues, heart tissue where too much calcium could be problematic.
Inositol or Vitamin B8 is one of the best supplements for women with PCOS. There are many studies that shows benefits of using Myo-Inositol with D-Chiro-Inositol (DCI). Inositol helps to reduce sugar levels, regulate menstrual cycles, improve overall health of reproductive organs, prevent hirsutism, improve insulin resistance, improve triglyceride levels and may improve chances to lose weight. Inositol also helps in metabolic issues like inflammation and hypertension.
Magnesium can help women with metabolic syndrome like inflammation, weight gain, and hormonal imbalance, which is a key cause of PCOS. Taking magnesium can help reduce these risks while also improving energy, mood, hormone balance, bowel regularity, and more. Magnesium is beneficial for overall women health.
Omega 3 Fish Oil
Omega 3 fish oils have many benefits to women with PCOS, including reducing depression, reducing testosterone levels and helping to regulate menstrual cycles
Vitex (Chaste tree Berry)
Vitex agnus-castus supports overall hormonal balance in the body, with a influence on progesterone levels. Some study shows that It can increase progesterone levels and balances testosterone.
Natural Calm Magnesium-Calcium Drink
Cellular magnesium deficiency can result in fatigue and low energy; inability to sleep; muscle tension, spasms and cramps; anxiousness and nervousness; headaches; constipation and abnormal heart rhythms. Natural Calm is a fruity, effervescent drink that have magnesium in highly absorbable, quick acting form that promotes healthy magnesium levels in body and balances calcium intake that helps you to feel less stressed and more relaxed.
Plant Protein Shake
Vega is one of the most popular vegan protein powder brands that is non -GMO verified, vegan certified, Gluten free and Sugar free. The ingredients include nutrient-rich greens like spinach, kale, alfalfa grass and broccoli, which are perfect for those who feel they don’t get enough leafy greens in their current diet.
Note:Supplements that worked for me and suits my body may not necessarily suits or work for you. I am not a Doctor or medical professional.You are best judge of your body.
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Thanks for your valuable suggestions. How much drops do you add of Lugol’s Iodine in water and and how many times. I do have underactive Thyroid though it is in the range but very lower level. Can you please answer my question
Start with 1-2 drops once a day