There are nine different types of Inositol and each of the type has slightly different properties. The D-Chiro Inositol which is often called by its abbreviation DCI is a nutrient Inositol and is commonly called as vitamin B8. It has long been accepted as a vitamin but there is controversy regarding this. Unlike the essential vitamins this is produced by the body in smaller amounts and it is essential for life. The common use of D-Chiro Inositol is treating the polycystic ovary syndrome in women. It is used to increase the sensitivity of insulin and may help in loss of weight in case of obese persons. It helps to improve or maintain endocrine and metabolic parameters.
- It is the only type of Inositol among the nine that is used to treat and the reverse the symptoms caused by the PCOS.
- Inositol is necessary for all multi celled organisms since it plays a important role in the bodies and brains of humans
- Provide integrity of cells in plants and algae.
- D-Chiro Inositol is a secondary neuron transmitter. It is used to transmit messages to within neurons in the brain.
- It breaks down fat and helps in transporting them throughout the body.
D-Chiro Inositol is considered to be one of the vital vitamins. It is only found is some of the foods which many of us don’t consume. It is found to be produced in the body by using myo-Inositol when it is necessary for some functions. Those functions are yet to be determined by clinical trials. They only source of food that contains D-Chirol Inositol are buckwheat kernels, leaves of fig trees and some of the varieties of melon. So the only other option available is to D-Chiro Inositol supplement.
The D-Chiro Inositol is proved to reduce the occurring of various diseases and conditions that are preventable. Some those diseases and conditions are mentioned below
- Low cholesterol level
- Elevated cholesterol level
- Decrease of Serum Triglyceride level
- Systolic and diastolic blood pressure level can be decreased
- Improved glucose disposal efficiency
- Increased sensitivity to insulin
- Prevention of all conditions related to the hyperinsulinemia
- To treat the hyperandrogenic system related with PCOS effectively
- Symptoms of metabolic syndrome can be reduced
- By using this cell membrane can be kept healthy hence the long term health can be assured and Sign of ageing can be slowed down.
- When taken along with myo-inositol it shows increased fat emulsification effects and other disease that comes with positive results of hyperandrogenic conditions.
You should talk with your doctor in case if you want use D-Chiro Inositol regarding the weight loss, hormone balancing and various other health benefits. Selecting the right dosage is very important since can alter the effects produced by the D-Chiro Inositol. It is recommended to be used in low dosage for a shorter period of time. It is always recommended to be used along with myo-Inositol for better results.