Vitamin D may help treat women with uterine fibroids

ANI – In a [US-based] study, researchers have found that treatment with vitamin D reduced the size of uterine fibroids in laboratory rats predisposed to developing the benign tumours. Uterine fibroids are the most common non-cancerous tumours in women of childbearing age. Fibroids grow within and around the wall of the uterus. Thirty percent of women 25 to 44 years of age report fibroid-related symptoms, such as lower back pain, heavy vaginal bleeding or painful menstrual periods. Read article

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