Lifestyle and fertility: the influence of stress and quality of life on female fertility

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cortisol 7 endocrinologydiseasesdrugs
obesity 1 endocrinologydiseases
polycystic ovary syndrome 1 endocrinologydiseases

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cortisol 9119 from the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland [[33], [40]]. In turn, ACTH mediates the secretion of cortisol and glucocorticoid hormones by the adrenal cortex [[33], [40]].Differentially, the preganglionic sympathetic
cortisol 10253 in individual responses could be explained by findings from ewes showing that animals with divergent cortisol responses to ACTH exhibit functional differences in the HPA axis due to innate differences in the gene
cortisol 11330 [49]]. Accordingly, evidences from animal models are available [[41]]. In sheep model the infusion of cortisol at concentrations comparable to those produced in humans under stress generates a delay in follicular
cortisol 14256 Depression is significantly correlated with the alternative manifestation of stress, i.e. anxiety, affecting cortisol release [[44]] and symptoms are observed in approximately 37% of infertile women [[63]]. Consistently,
cortisol 23798 disorders independent of infertility [[117]]. Interestingly, lower concentrations of norepinephrine and cortisol in serum and follicular fluid on the oocyte retrieval day were found in women whose treatments were
cortisol 24136 [[118]]. Similar findings whereby stress levels where measured in terms of circulating prolactin and cortisol levels suggest that infertile women have a different personality profile in terms of more suspicion,
cortisol 24417 this regard, the infertility status or its awareness could influence the hormonal release of prolactin/ cortisol . On the other hand, the psychological stress may affect the outcome of IVF treatment since anxiety levels
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obesity 21976 improvement and a relative decrement in psychological distress [[106]]. Co-morbidities (for example obesity ) may impact many patient’ characteristics, such as social and patient perspective reflected in well-being
polycystic ovary syndrome 21252 case of reproductive illness at which women are faced to during fertile lifespan. For instance, the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) may be a factor favoring the occurrence of mood disorders as there is evidence that infertile

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