How Weight Affects Fertility Part One

Even though weight is one of the last variables looked at because it’s the least known it is worth mentioning that having regular workouts may help fertility. A study in Obstetrics & Gynecology concluded that women who exercised 30 minutes or more daily had a reduced risk of infertility due to ovulation disorders. On the other hand, some data links too much vigorous exercise with lowered fertility, as both a 2009 study in Human Reproduction and a Harvard study of elite athletes found.  Clearly, with both studies seemingly contradicting each other, there isn’t a definite amount of exercise  however it is safe to exercise moderately daily.

The optimal weight for conceiving is not equivalent to losing the drastic amount of weight to become a size two runway model. The best way is through BMI which the normal body range is 18.5 to 24.9. According to Dr. Brzski, the two extremes taxes the body’s hormones which disturb ovulation. A common misconception with women is that getting their periods means they are at a healthy weight and have normal fertility.

For more information on how Acupuncture can help Infertility, please go to our main website and contact us with any questions you have!

Acupuncture Dallas Team

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *