Navigation Links
Obesity raises IVF miscarriage risk

Obese women are far more likely to miscarrry after IVF treatment- but losing even a few kilos could make a huge difference, say doctors.

They are urging overweight women to change their diets, and take excercise, prior to embarking on fertilty treatments.

Obese women have long been known to have problems conceiving naturally, and studies have shown that their overall success rates for IVF do not match those of those with a normal body mass.

The latest research, from Professor Robert Norman's team at the Reproductive Medicine Unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Adelaide, analysed the way obesity affected the pregnancies of those patients who had managed to conceive with IVF.

The study looked at the progress of a variety of women and compared this with their body mass index(BMI)- their weight in kilos divided height in metres squared.

Women with a BMI of between 30 and 35-obese but not grossly obese had a miscarriage rate after fertility treatment of 27%. Those with a BMI of over 35 miscarried in 34% of the cases.

This equates approximately to 50% increased risk among the lower weight group, and a doubled risk among the most obese patients.

Professor Norman speculated that as the body's ability to deal with insulin properly could be affected by carrying excess weight, this could impact on the supply of blood to the developing placenta.

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Lean Protein Could Be Key to Obesity Drugs
2. Obesity a risk for pancreatic cancer
3. Obesity shortens lifespan
4. Is Obesity a risk factor?
5. Obesity a global problem
6. Obesity increases health costs
7. Obesity in children a risk factor for diabetes
8. Decrease of Hunger Hormone after Obesity Surgery
9. Obesity risk for immobilized adults
10. Obesity risk can be reduced by eating breakfast regularly
11. Reduce watching TV to prevent Obesity and Diabetes
Post Your Comments:

(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... In an ongoing Clinical Study conducted ... in Chicago, IL, UV Angel is evaluating the efficacy of its product and its ... units (totaling 30 beds) from May 2014 through October 2015 at a 360-bed, acute-care, ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... ... the nation’s Periwinkle Pioneers, individuals and groups responsible for advancing care for pulmonary ... Periwinkle Pioneers, nominated by the public, will receive special recognition throughout 2016 as ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... Boston, MA (PRWEB) , ... November 25, 2015 , ... ... hypothyroidism) — fatigue, fuzzy-headedness, weight gain, cold hands, and dry skin. But many people ... blame their diet and exercise regimen instead of their thyroid, especially if they don’t ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... CA (PRWEB) , ... November 25, 2015 , ... ... bunion treatment, is offering lower prices in an early celebration of the early ... the promotional price of $29.95 each (normally $33.95 ea). Black Friday promotional pricing ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... 24, 2015 , ... New patients who wish to seek treatment for missing ... at her Mississauga, ON practice. Dr. Williams has been providing dental service for ... , Missing teeth can lead to a variety of complications if they are ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/25/2015)... 25, 2015 Research and Markets ( ... Market - Global Forecast to 2020" report to ... accounting for 37.21% of the total market share in ... region is projected to growth at the highest ... attributed primarily to the fast growing water, industrial gas ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... , Nov. 24, 2015  Thanks to a ... Health St. Mary,s Medical Center,s Sister Diane Grassilli Center ... imaging capabilities in San Francisco . ... anonymous friend, stepped forward with a gift of $617,320 ... Breast Digital Mammography with Tomosynthesis and Whole Breast Ultrasound. ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... Nueva York , 24 de noviembre ... fabricante del Avery Breathing Pacemaker System, se complace ... MD; Ph.D. como consultor clínico. ... --> Foto -   ... doctor Jonzon es un fisiólogo y consultor en ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: