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The Link Between Infertility and Insulin Resistance

Plus, 5 Expert Tips to Up Your Odds of Getting Pregnant

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With the rise in obesity, insulin resistance is becoming one of the biggest obstacles to getting pregnant.

With the rise in obesity, insulin resistance is becoming one of the biggest obstacles to getting pregnant.


Insulin resistance can make it difficult to get pregnant.

With the rise in obesity, insulin resistance is becoming one of the biggest obstacles to getting pregnant. Insulin resistance, a potential consequence of obesity, occurs when muscle, fat, and liver cells do not respond efficiently to insulin, making it more difficult for the cells to absorb glucose from the bloodstream. That in turn leads to higher blood glucose levels and an even higher production of insulin.
 

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