Search For a Provider Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube ES Contact Us

News

Changes in Immune System of Sexually Active Women May Help Fertility

Nov 03, 2015

– Changes in Immune System of Sexually Active Women May Help FertilityRemaining sexually active throughout her menstrual cycle may help a woman’s odds of conceiving, even if she’s not ovulating, according to researchers from Indiana University Bloomington.

It appears that regular sex prompts changes in the immune system that can affect fertility.

The researchers discussed their findings in two separate papers published in the journals Fertility and Sterility and Physiology and Behavior.

==================================================

It appears that regular sex prompts changes in the immune system that can affect fertility. (Click to tweet)

==================================================

They examined data from 30 premenopausal women. Fourteen were sexually active. The remaining women had not had sex with a partner in the past four months and were considered abstinent.

When comparing the two groups, the scientists noticed differences in “helper T cells” and antibodies called immunoglobulins.

Continued...

1 2 3 Next » (page 1 of 3)