Preconception perceived stress affects glucose levels during pregnancy

Pregnant women are more likely to have high glucose levels if they report worse psychological stress before conception, according to study findings published in Journal of the Endocrine Society.
“Our results highlight the importance of considering preconception as a sensitive window of stress in relation to cardiovascular health during pregnancy,” Lidia Mínguez-Alarcón, PhD, MPH, BPharm, assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, said in a press release. “A few ways women can lower their stress levels

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