Can Exercise Affect Fertility?

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can-exercise-affect-fertilityWhile exercise and maintaining a healthy weight are important, physical activity should be done in moderation. Excessive physical activity can inhibit ovulation and reduce production of progesterone, which are essential in becoming pregnant. Doctors recommend that women who are trying to become pregnant should not exercise more than five hours weekly.
In this segment, William Ziegler, DO discusses exercise and how it can affect a womens fertility and her ability to become pregnant.

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