Manual labor and shift work may impact fertility

Manual labor and shift work may impact fertility

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Jobs that involve heavy lifting could reduce a woman's fertility, particularly among overweight and obese women, a study shows. Shift work was also seen to impact female fertility.
8 Feb 2017 - General
Although a large proportion of women are able to give birth very easily, there is a a small proportion of women who may be unable to do so for a variety of reasons. This causes distress and social conflict between the husband and wife. This has been studied for a long period of time. In this study on 470 women on fertlility treatment conducted at Boston using genetic surrogate endpoints, it was found that physical labor and rotating shifts will be reduce the fecundity of the women. The mechanism...
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