Obesity in Women

  • Obesity and Infertility
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Overdue Pregnancy
  • Premature Birth
  • Neonatal Death

Adiposity has precise consequences for women and for reproductive health. Obesity in women is linked with variations in the reproductive cycle with a drop in fertility, as well as a bigger risk of polycystic ovarian syndrome and sporadic or no ovulation. Overweight women with PCOS have a inclination towards insulin resistance and are susceptible to develop diabetes, mainly in future. All these concerns make the treatment of infertility more complex and less fruitful. Additionally, the inclination toward menstrual and ovarian disorders related with obesity may predispose to an bigger risk of ovarian, endometrial and breast cancer. In fact, it is now clear prevalence of all gynecological cancer rises with rise in BMI.