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How Obesity Affects Female’s Fertility

  • Published on March 07, 2022
  • Updated on March 07, 2022
How Obesity Affects Female’s Fertility

World obesity day is marked on 4th March 2022. Obesity is defined by the accumulation of an excessive amount of body fat. If not maintained, being overweight can significantly impact your overall health. It can cause varying complications including high blood pressure, diabetes, and even infertility. Obesity impacts the reproductive health of both men and women. It can cause a wide range of ovulatory disorders, hormonal imbalance, irregular periods, and PCOS, hence directly hindering your fertility. Obesity, additionally, increases your chances of miscarriage and reduces the effectiveness of ART treatments. In this article, Dr. Rachita Munjal explains the link between obesity and fertility in detail. She also discusses some tips to take care of while planning for pregnancy. The article is featured in a prominent health-oriented publication, Only my health

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Dr. Deepika Mishra

Dr. Deepika Mishra

With over 11 years of expertise under her belt, Dr. Deepika Mishra has been assisting couples with infertility issues. She has been contributing immensely to the field of the medical fraternity and is an expert in finding solutions for couples undergoing infertility issues, and high-risk pregnancies and is also a skilled gynecological oncologist.

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