Navigation Links
Early Miscarriage Common In Women Under Stress

Women under stress are thrice as likely to miscarry during the first three weeks of pregnancy as revealed by elevated urinary cortisol levels. // The study is the first of it’s kind to have established a link between increase in cortisol levels to pregnancy loss at an early stage.

Cortisol is a hormone that is released in response to stress. Urinary levels of this hormone serve as a reliable stress indicator. Nearly 61 pregnant women in Guatemala were taken up for the study and were subjected to urine analysis thrice in week for 1 year (even before they became pregnant). This allowed measurement of baseline level of cortisol on an individual basis.

It has been established from previous studies that 31 to 89% of conceptions result in miscarriage. A majority of the clinical studies are conducted around the 6 week of pregnancy when women notice that they are pregnant. The miscarriages that occur during the first three weeks of conception are however largely ignored. Infact a majority of the miscarriages occur at this stage, which often go unnoticed.

Among the study participants aged between 18 and 34 years, the incidence of miscarriage was as high as 90% in women with elevated levels of cortisol in comparison to 33% miscarriage among women with normal hormone levels. It is believed that high cortisol levels may signal the body that conditions are hostile for preservation and continuation of pregnancy, resulting in miscarriage.

‘Maybe increased cortisol is understood by the body as a cue that the context is uncertain, changing, or the quality of the environment is deteriorating. The body's response is to stop any extra activity and go back to its most basic functions,’ said Nepomnaschy, one of the researchers involved in the study.

It is unclear whether cortisol elevation induces miscarriage directly or through other signal transduction mechanisms. The results of the present study highlight the import ance of stress in early pregnancy loss. More studies are indicated to establish a definitive association between miscarriage and stress, through a large population based study.

'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Early detection of prostate cancer
2. Early detection of heart attack
3. Early puberty linked to nutrition
4. Early Clue to Down Syndrome
5. Early delivery can prevent cancer
6. Early puberty more resistance
7. Early menopause- The cause
8. Early menopause- The cause
9. Early Warning System For Breast Cancer
10. Early therapy aids eyesight
11. Early detection of colorectal cancer may be hindered by coloured toilet disinfectants
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/29/2016)... ... , ... In an article published April 16th on the New ... lip injections, which she underwent in order to feel more at home at this ... The article explains that Ms. Mirmelli’s situation is not unique; many plastic surgeons say ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... ... Awakening , announces the addition Onnit brand Alpha BRAIN and New Mood Daily-Stress ... Onnit brain and mood optimization products to the store is just one more ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... Palm Springs, California (PRWEB) , ... April 29, ... ... It lies at the heart of our nation’s productivity, stability, even security. Most ... profitability for their organizations. , Then why are American workers so unhappy? , ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Conditions were ideal for Global Lyme Alliance’s (GLA) ... with sunny skies, a light breeze and temperatures in the 60s. Over 400 runners, ... Run and Walk and 1-mile walk were held to increase awareness about Lyme ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... April 29, 2016 , ... Spine Team ... pain, is proud to announce one of their physicians has been invited to be ... Physicians (Texas ACOFP) Family Practice Review conference on April 30, 2016. , Dr. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/29/2016)... April 29, 2016 Glycotope GmbH, ... today announces the appointment of Dr. Alfredo Zurlo ... is an oncologist with many years clinical experience and ... industries. His last role was at Mologen AG where ... Executive Board. Previously Dr. Zurlo held various positions at ...
(Date:4/28/2016)...  While Abbott,s announced purchase of St. Jude ... and stent business, healthcare research firm Kalorama Information ... into patient monitoring.  Kalorama said that patient monitoring ... with double-digit growth expected the next 5 years, ... Patient Monitoring . Abbott Laboratories agreed to ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... 2016 Dr. ... und Stephen Schmidt werden ... ArisGlobal®, ein führender Anbieter cloudbasierter Softwarelösungen für ... dass neue Führungskräfte zum Team Sicherheit und ... vielfältige Erfahrungen mitbringen.  Dies wird die Geschäftseinheit ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: