Do Women Who Exercise Too Much Make It Difficult To Get Pregnant?
Good evening, I want to ask, I’ve heard that women who exercise too much are likely to have fewer children, or even infertile, is that true? I’ve also heard that too much exercise can break the ovaries, is that true? I really like sports, so I’m scared, want to find info on other webs, I don’t believe it, that’s why I’m asking here, thank you.
Good evening, thank you for trusting in asking at HealthReplies.com. Sports, as a healthy lifestyle, if done properly and regularly, may not even prevent a woman from having children. What's more, even pregnant women - who are declared not to have height in their pregnancy - are still encouraged to exercise, although with adjusted intensity and type. If it is only by exercising a woman will find it difficult to get pregnant, it is impossible for exercise to be recommended for pregnant women.
What you've been hearing all this time, maybe he meant extreme sports, over-exercising. If this is the point, then indeed anything in excess is not good, even if the origin is something good like sports.
And this is justified. Due to extreme exercise, fat reserves will be drastically reduced, even though fat content is very influential on the hormone estrogen, a hormone that is important in regulating the reproductive system. In addition to the fat content itself, exercise also puts stress on the body and fatigue conditions, which also affect hormone levels.
If your hormone levels are abnormal, it can change your menstrual cycle, and ultimately, make it difficult for you to get pregnant.
So in conclusion, exercise is of course highly recommended, but you still have to know the limits, namely by knowing where your body mass index (BMI) is, whether you are ideal, underweight, overweight, or even obese. When you have reached the ideal, then keep it. If underweight, then reduce any activity and consume more nutrients. If overweight or obese, then vice versa.
So, hopefully useful.
dr. Amadeo D Basfiansa