Testosterone is a male sex hormone which is responsible for the development of masculine character and many other physiological characters. Testosterone is the most vital hormone that influences our sex life so every male wants to increase their testosterone level.
Vitamin D is one of those vitamins that help in the formation of nucleus of sperm cells and other vital intracellular structures in sperm cells. This vitamin is responsible for increase the sperm count and also libido. One of the recent modern research found that men increase the testosterone level after giving supplement of vitamin D for a year.
In the recent century, it is found that the vitamin D deficiency becomes one of the common health problems because the production of vitamin D requires direct sunlight. Especially in the modern cities, we don’t get the direct sunlight and this problem increases day by day.
At first, we must check the vitamin D level in our body using some biochemical test like 25(OH) D test, also called 25-hydroxyvitamin D.
Modern research by many health institutions found that in the recent century the amount of vitamin D requirement increases due to our change lifestyle. A few years earlier the recommended level of vitamin D was between 40 to 60 nanograms per milliliter (ng/ml), but health expert found that recently the optimal vitamin D level has been raised to 50-70 ng/ml.
The most common way to maintain normal physiological vitamin D level is just by spending at least 15 minutes in direct sunlight. Our skin synthesizes vitamin D when it is exposed to sunlight. Health expert always suggests for spending 30 minutes in sunlight.
Vitamin D3 is taken to elevate vitamin D level. The health expert found that a vitamin D3 supplement can be taken orally, but research suggests the average adult needs to take 8,000 IU’s of vitamin D per day in order to elevate their levels above 50 ng/ml, as this is the minimum physiological level for our body.