Study: Stress may affect the ability to conceive

08/12/2010 | TIME (subscription required)

A study of 274 British women trying to get pregnant found that those with the highest levels of alpha-amylase, a biomarker for stress, in their saliva were 12% less likely to conceive than those with the lowest levels of the substance. However, the NIH and U.K. researchers found no connection between levels of the stress hormone cortisol and a woman's chances of conception.

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