Yu.E. Dobrokhotova, D.M. Kalimatova

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the Medical Faculty, N.I. Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, Moscow, Russia
The article discusses the effect of vitamin D deficiency on the severity of endometriosis (EM). These data presented indicate the significant role of vitamin D in the reproductive health of women. There are numerous studies confirming an increased risk of developing EM with vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D can be recommended in the complex treatment of EM, in particular, vitamin D therapy can reduce the dose of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in the treatment of patients with chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Also, the use of vitamin D can be recommended for the prevention of EM in patients with a burdened history.

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Corresponding author: Yu.E. Dobrokhotova – MD, Prof., Laureate of the State Prize of the Russian Federation, Honored Doctor of the Russian Federation, Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the Faculty of Medicine, N.I. Pirogov RNRMU, Moscow, Russia; e-mail:

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