Holy Hormones Journal – This is just common sense… and Mother Nature’s balance and check system to bring healthy babies into the world. If mother’s are not healthy – do not have a strong immune status – they will bring unhealthy babies into the world. This is what we are seeing in this day and age. Women not getting the nutrition they need for their neuro-endocrine-immune system to function. This is common sense… most women these days fall into the infertility trap and get caught up in technology to bring a baby into the world.
If a woman is not nutrated not only will she not ovulate – but if she does and brings a baby to term -that formation of that baby will take every vitamin, mineral, amino acids and enzymes that woman has so that baby is born healthy. Where does that leave the mother? Nutritionally depleted….. and that is how postpartum depression (hormone imbalance) begins. The more nutritionally depleted the more severe the depression.
This is why women who experience multiple births struggle as their hormone (endocrine) system starts faltering… and usually the last of the babies has more health problems.
Look around and start reading the article coming out on birth problems – neurological diseases – autism, ADHD etc. Although some of this may be related to vaccines, the health of the mother and baby at the offset is also questionable.
Women’s Reproductive Ability May Be Related to Immune System Status
The study appears in the American Journal of Human Biology.
An animal’s energetic resources must be carefully allocated, said University of Illinois anthropology professor Kathryn Clancy, who led the new research. The body’s first priority is maintenance, which includes tasks inherently related to survival, including immune function, she said. Any leftover energy is then dedicated to reproduction. There is a balance between resource allocation to maintenance and reproductive efforts, and environmental stressors can lessen available resources, said Clancy, who co-directs the Laboratory for Evolutionary Endocrinology at Illinois.
The study participants were a group of healthy, premenopausal, rural Polish women who participate in traditional farming practices. The researchers collected the women’s urine and saliva samples during the harvest season, when physical activity levels are at their peak. This physical work constrains available energetic resources. In previous studies, the highest levels of ovarian suppression occurred during the harvest season.
Researchers measured participants’ salivary ovarian hormone levels daily over one menstrual cycle. They also tested urine samples for levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), a commonly used marker of inflammation.
“Depending on the other factors that you look at alongside it, CRP can tell you about immune function or it can tell you about psychosocial stress, because CRP has been correlated to both of those things in other populations,” Clancy said.
The researchers observed a negative relationship between CRP and progesterone in the Polish women — in women with high CRP, progesterone was low. Further, the researchers found that estradiol and the age of first menstruation were the strongest predictors of CRP levels.