Stress can interfere with reproductive function at all levels of the reproductive axis. It can suppress libido, reward and mating behaviour at the level of the brain, Interfereing with the hypothalamic gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) pulse generator and luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) release from the anterior pituitary. It suppresses oocyte maturation, Stress is also detrimental to pregnancy outcomes post-conception.
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