Stress May Affect Fertility

What is stress?

Stress is a normal psychological and physical reaction to the ever increasing demands of life. Anything that poses a challenge or a threat to our well-being is a stress.

Stress May Affect Fertility –a new study

Can stress affect a woman’s ability to become pregnant? A new study says it may.

Stress can double the risk of infertility for women: Women under mental strain half as likely to conceive after 12 months of trying.

 

How stress can impact fertility?

In today’s modern, fast paced society, it is easy for people to become stressed. Trying to carry a pregnancy to term during stressful times places the fetus at risk. The body knows this, which is why it creates an environment that is basically inhospitable to conception. Generally, a stressed person is an unhealthy person. Women with stress are generally overly tired, filled with nervous tension and may not be living a healthy lifestyle.

How to Reduce the Effect of Stress on Your Fertility?

Reduce the stress in your life. This of course is easier said than done. But reducing the stress in your life is so important on so many levels. It will not only help your fertility and health but also your quality of life. If your job is really stressful, maybe begin to find a different job or occupation. If that is not possible some of the tips below will help you to deal with your stress differently.

TIPS TO HELP YOU HANDLE STRESS

Change how you react to stressful situations. When faced with an ongoing stressful situation there is only one thing you have control over… how you react. Pay attention to how you react to the stressful people at work, or to your stressful situation. Do you turn it over in your head all night long, do you create scary future visions of what could happen. Getting control of how you react will have a big impact on what happens inside of your body when a stressful situation presents itself. This takes some attention and practice.

WAYS TO REDUCE STRESS LEVELS

Have a practice or habit that helps you to reduce stress. Here are some suggestions of practices or daily habits that help reduce the effects of stress on your health.

  • Make sure you are getting enough sleep
  • Get an adequate amount of healthy exercise daily
  • Meditate
  • Start practicing Yoga
  • Seek counseling
  • Exercise
  • Prayer
  • Reading a book
  • Take warm baths
  • Surrender and let go

HOW TO MANAGE STRESS – THE HOLISTIC APPROACH

Ancient scriptures have established the theory that the human mind governs the physical body. Therefore it is imperative to ensure a perfect balance between the body, mind and soul. To ensure that this balance is achieved and sustained, holistic approach is the answer.

Ojas offers a new paradigm in health care by combining ancient wisdom with modern technology where emotional restructuring, Diet, exercise, meditation, yoga, pranayama, mantra chanting, Kriya, and creative visualization impact the subtler realms of the mind, body soul and bring about changes far beyond the reach of conventional medicine.

Stress can be caused by physical, psychological, emotional, mental or spiritual imbalances. The Vedas, by means of chants and mantras, offer a variety of solutions to overcome stress, anxiety and depression symptoms by directly putting the senses in touch with the source of energy.

HOW DO VEDIC CHANTS HELP RELIEVE STRESS?

The Vedic mantras seep deep into the human mind and remove all stress, anxiety and depression and fill it with the right energy. This in turn brings clarity of thought and increases self- confidence and self worth.

Listening to Vedic mantras has a healing capacity and is a powerful method in dealing with stress.

Listen to the Vedic chants from “Eliminate Stress, Anxiety and Depression” cd from Ojas Foundation. The Vedic mantras in this cd are specifically chosen to help fill your mind with the right energy which eventually leads to clarity of thoughts.

Ojas Foundation also offers a stress management program where issues relating to stress are addressed and solutions given under expert guidance.

In our stress management program, we help you by identifying:

  • Origin of stress
  • Pattern of stress
  • Identifying stressors
  • Deciphering the stress inhibitors

We help individuals to reduce their stress levels and also teach them how to avoid or manage future stressors.