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Calcium, Vitamin D May Treat PCO


Calcium, Vitamin D May Treat PCO

NEW YORK--Researchers at Columbia University have found a method of treating polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCO) with calcium alone, vitamin D alone or the combination of calcium and vitamin D. This invention also may provide a method in treating infertility, irregular menses, acne and insulin resistance. This method is comprised of administering a combination of vitamin D or a derivative thereof and calcium or a derivative thereof in an amount effective to prevent the onset of polycystic ovarian syndrome. To receive a copy of this patent (#6,034,075), call MicroPatent at (800) 648-6787.

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