Vitamin D, COVID-19 vaccination, and sperm parameters among men with infertility Original paper

In this before-and-after study, vitamin D supplementation improved several sperm parameters in men with idiopathic infertility. This effect was seen regardless of whether the men had been vaccinated against COVID-19.

This Study Summary was published on March 25, 2024.

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In this before-and-after study, vitamin D supplementation improved several sperm parameters in men with idiopathic infertility. This effect was seen regardless of whether the men had been vaccinated against COVID-19.

What was studied?

The effects of vitamin D supplementation on sperm parameters and sex hormones in men and the effects of vitamin D on these outcomes in the context of vaccination for COVID-19.

The outcomes were sperm parameters (i.e., sperm count, sperm motility, and sperm morphology), serum vitamin D levels, follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), and testosterone.

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Who was studied?

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How was it studied?

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What were the results?

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Anything else I need to know?

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This Study Summary was published on March 25, 2024.