Effect of Sunlight and Vitamin D3on some Men Fertility Parameters
Keywords:Sunlight, Seminal Fluid,Vitamin D3, LH, FSH, Testosterone.
The current study aim to clarify the effect of the exposure to sunlight on the vitamin D level and the effect of this on characteristics of seminal fluid and some hormones in infertile men. The study included 45 men (aged between 18-44 years) who suffer from infertility. These men attend the Infertility Treatment Center at Kut Hospital, Wasit, Iraq. infertile men were exposed to the sunlight without using sunscreen for ten minutes at daily intervals over 3 months. Seminal fluid parameters, as well as the level ofVitamin D3, Folliclestimulating hormone (FSH), Luteinizing hormone (LH) and Testosterone, were measured before and after exposure to sunlight. The study showed that there was a significant increase in count, activity and normal morphology of seminal fluid as well as elevation in LH, FSH, testosterone and vitamin D3 level in blood after the exposure to sunlight
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