Stress helps to get pregnant with IVF
American scientists have found that stress increases the chances of success in vitro fertilization (IVF), according to The Daily Telegraph.
In a study conducted at Staten Island University Hospital, was attended by 217 women, was first held IVF. At the first reception at Reproductology they were asked to assess the level of stress associated with issues of conception and childbirth, with 10-point scale (the higher the score, the more stressful experiences).
After the introduction of amendments to such factors as depression, smoking, alcohol consumption and age showed that in the group, 30 percent of pregnant women – assess their stress from one to three points,. Among those whose estimates ranged from seven to ten points, the success rate for IVF was almost twice as high – about 60 percent.
As noted by researcher Robert Hunter, the results came as a surprise to scientists and confirmed the complexity of stress reactions and their interactions with the female reproductive system.
The results were presented at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in Denver.
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