Myoinositol and its therapeutic possibilities


Authors: Svatava Žalmanová
Authors‘ workplace: Centrum ambulantní gynekologie a primární péče, Brno
Published in: Prakt Gyn 2016; 20(1): 44-48
Category: Gynecology and Obstetrics: Review Article

Overview

Myo-inositol is a cyclic isomer of D-glucose which naturally occurs in the human body. It is involved in many biochemical reactions. The current results of numerous randomized controlled studies have repeatedly confirmed the benefit of administering myo-inositol also in the fields of gynecology and obstetrics. Positive effects have also been confirmed in female patients with diabetes, in women with insulin resistance, hyperandrogenous syndrome, excellent results have been recorded in reproductive medicine, too.

Key words:
gynecology – myoinositol – obstetrics – perinatology


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Labels
Paediatric gynaecology Gynaecology and obstetrics Reproduction medicine
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