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Understanding the Effects of Disordered Eating on Fertility and Fertility Outcomes.

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Grinstead, E; Stevenson, E
Published in: Nursing for women's health
October 2022

Disordered eating and subthreshold eating disorders can affect fertility. A negative cumulative energy balance that occurs through inadequate nutrition and excessive exercise is often found in individuals engaging in disordered eating behaviors; these disruptions can affect the normal functioning of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis and, thus, fertility. Appropriate screening; assessment; and medical, nutritional, and psychosocial interventions are needed to successfully treat these individuals. Educating nurses about the impact of disordered eating on fertility status will enable those who work with clients of reproductive age to better recognize signs and symptoms of disordered eating and to ultimately provide better care. This article addresses how to appropriately recognize and treat individuals presenting with infertility and disordered eating symptomatology.

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Nursing for women's health

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1751-486X

ISSN

1751-4851

Publication Date

October 2022

Volume

26

Issue

5

Start / End Page

397 / 402

Related Subject Headings

  • Nursing
  • Humans
  • Fertility
  • Feeding and Eating Disorders
  • 1110 Nursing
 

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Grinstead, E., & Stevenson, E. (2022). Understanding the Effects of Disordered Eating on Fertility and Fertility Outcomes. Nursing for Women’s Health, 26(5), 397–402. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nwh.2022.07.001
Grinstead, Emily, and Eleanor Stevenson. “Understanding the Effects of Disordered Eating on Fertility and Fertility Outcomes.Nursing for Women’s Health 26, no. 5 (October 2022): 397–402. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nwh.2022.07.001.
Grinstead E, Stevenson E. Understanding the Effects of Disordered Eating on Fertility and Fertility Outcomes. Nursing for women’s health. 2022 Oct;26(5):397–402.
Grinstead, Emily, and Eleanor Stevenson. “Understanding the Effects of Disordered Eating on Fertility and Fertility Outcomes.Nursing for Women’s Health, vol. 26, no. 5, Oct. 2022, pp. 397–402. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.nwh.2022.07.001.
Grinstead E, Stevenson E. Understanding the Effects of Disordered Eating on Fertility and Fertility Outcomes. Nursing for women’s health. 2022 Oct;26(5):397–402.
Journal cover image

Published In

Nursing for women's health

DOI

EISSN

1751-486X

ISSN

1751-4851

Publication Date

October 2022

Volume

26

Issue

5

Start / End Page

397 / 402

Related Subject Headings

  • Nursing
  • Humans
  • Fertility
  • Feeding and Eating Disorders
  • 1110 Nursing