Sunday, 27 August 2017

Alternative Therapy: Yoga Reduced Psychological Symptoms of Women Before IVF Treatment and After IVF Pregnancy

Kyle J. Norton (Scholar, Master of Nutrients, All right reserved)
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Women, waiting treatment of IVF program and participated in yoga lesson may be benefit in reduced psychological stress, a recent pilot study proposed.

Vitro fertilization (IVF), is an induced pregnancy artificial insemination, targeting mostly healthily infertile women with unknown causes of infertility.

Yoga, the accident technique practice for harmonized external and internal body well being, through breath control, meditation, bodily movement and gesture..... has been well known for people in Western world and some parts in Asia due to health benefits reported by various respectable institutes' research and supported by health advocates.

According to the McGill University, yoga showed a positive effect in treating anxiety and depression, reducing stress and improving the overall quality of life in the general population may be considered as a safe exercise and stress-management programmes for IVF patients.

In fact, returned from participants expressed a strong and positive effect in reduced anxiety, depression and quality of life over time, in study of 49 infertile women recruited to participate in a 6-week Yoga class during 2013 while awaiting their IVF treatment asked to complete standardized questionnaires assessing fertility-related quality of life (FertiQoL), marital harmony (Dyadic Adjustment Scale [DAS]), state and trait anxiety (State-Trait Anxiety Inventory [STAI]) and depression (Beck Depression Inventory [BDI]) before commencing and after completing the Yoga workshops,

Furthermore, in support the efficacy of yoga program also in women awaiting their treatment with IVF. the study of a total of 143 consecutive women with couple infertility the opportunity to attend a free Hatha-yoga course lasting 3 months offered by the designated institution, displayed an improved significantly higher of symptoms of anxiety, depression and distress in questionnaire returned from the end of 3 months in compared non HY group.

More importantly, women  who attended yoga class get pregnant with IVF also found to enhance the stress, anxiety, self confidence during and reduced labor pain.

Dr. Shim CS, the lead author in a quasi experimental study said, "(due to efficacy of yoga program in reduced psychological symptoms and improved quality of life in women who participant in IVF treatment), Yoga-focused educational program be offered to every pregnant woman".

Taking altogether, Yoga may be considered as a form of physical education in reduced psychological symptoms and enhanced pregnancy term for women waiting for IVF treatment and getting pregnancy after IVF.

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(1) Hatha-yoga as a psychological adjuvant for women undergoing IVF: a pilot study by Valoriani V1, Lotti F2, Vanni C1, Noci MC3, Fontanarosa N3, Ferrari G1, Cozzi C3, Noci I4.(PubMed)
(2) A prospective study using Hatha Yoga for stress reduction among women waiting for IVFtreatment by Oron G1, Allnutt E2, Lackman T2, Sokal-Arnon T2, Holzer H2, Takefman J3.(PubMed)
(3) [Effects of a yoga-focused prenatal program on stress, anxiety, self confidence and labor pain in pregnant women with in vitro fertilization treatment].[Article in Korean] by Shim CS1, Lee YS.(PubMed)

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