Monday, August 27, 2007

Link Found Between Obesity and Infertiity

Doctors have long known that women who are overweight have a more difficult time in getting pregnant, but haven't really know why.  New research has found that there is a protein in cells that surround and nourish the egg that is the link between obesity and impaired fertility.  While there may be drugs available to activate the protein and help them develop into healthy eggs, experts agree the best remedy for the problem is losing weight.


Link between infertility, obesity found
Independent Online, South Africa - Aug 25, 2007
She said losing weight was the most effective way to restore fertility. Even shedding 5-10 kilograms was enough to trigger ovulation in obese women. ...

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