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Does competitive swimming cause fertility issues?
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Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Maybe
Any strenuous, consistent exercise program that severely lowers body fat percentage may contribute to diminished ovulation events and therefor cause lower probability of fertility.
This effect would not be specific to competitive swimming. And to be fair, many competitive athletes have no problems achieving pregnancy.

In brief: Maybe
Any strenuous, consistent exercise program that severely lowers body fat percentage may contribute to diminished ovulation events and therefor cause lower probability of fertility.
This effect would not be specific to competitive swimming. And to be fair, many competitive athletes have no problems achieving pregnancy.
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