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Thrombophilia, how fertility influences

Thrombophilia, how fertility influences

Thrombophilia is an inherited or acquired disorder that is talked about a little, but that affects a lot of women. It is characterized by a group of diseases that cause the appearance of blood clots (thrombosis). The disease affects your fertility, because it triggers a lot of problems that prevent conception or complications of pregnancy - recurrent abortions, preeclampsia, the birth of a dead child that can lead to infertility.

How Does Thrombophilia Affect Fertility?

Many women with a genetic predisposition to thrombosis or other forms of thrombophilia can have normal pregnancies and give birth to healthy babies. But the pregnancy can predispose them more to the onset of this condition, which can cause a lot of complications due to clots of veins or emboli.

Therefore, in the case of thrombophilia diagnosed, your chances of having a term pregnancy are very low. Not only can hormonal and physical changes in pregnancy trigger the disease, but it can worsen its manifestation. One of the most dangerous forms, causing death, is pulmonary embolism (blocking of a pulmonary artery with a blood clot).

Fertility problems caused by thrombophilia occur even before the installation of a pregnancy. Chegs can prevent nesting or implantation of the embryo into the endometrium, leading to infertility.

It has been found that the disease contributes to the development of dangerous pregnancy complications, which can endanger fertility, but also the life of the baby and the mother:

  • recurrent abortions;
  • the birth of a dead child;
  • placenta abruptio;
  • pregnancy loss;
  • preeclampsia;
  • fetal growth retardation;
  • preterm birth;

Doctors claim that pregnancy problems that can prevent you from completing the pregnancy are caused by blood clots in the placental vessels that reduce blood flow to the fetus.

What are the causes of thrombophilia and how does it manifest itself?

Thrombophilia causes the formation of blood clots and blood circulation problems due to the fact that the body produces:

  • too many proteins called blood clotting factors;
  • too few anti-coagulation proteins that prevent clots.

One of the main causes of acquired thrombophilia is antiphospholipid syndrome (increased levels of antibodies against anionic membrane phospholipids and associated plasma proteins) that cause venous or arterial thrombosis and miscarriage or other complications that may lead to termination of pregnancy.

The disease may be asymptomatic, but most often the blood clots formed in the veins appear in the lower legs and cause mild pain, discomfort and local redness. The medical condition is called deep vein thrombosis and can be treated with anticoagulants.

Tips from pregnant women who have had thrombophilia

Tips from pregnant women who have had thrombophilia

Andreea_p: I also have thrombophilia. All the pregnancy I took Aspenter, vitamin c, folic acid and magnesium! With God's help I completed the pregnancy, that is, up to 36 weeks. Few are the doctors who recommend this pregnancy analysis, although it would be advisable to do them before becoming pregnant.

Joita Iulia Andreea: I lost a pregnancy due to thrombophilia. At the next I did treatment and so I managed to have a healthy baby. I took Arefam, No-Spa, Asperten, folic acid, omega 3, magnesium with B6, and Clexan injections.

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