Conception difficult in aging women with O blood type

Testing for fertility, scientists have found that conception in middle-aged women is related to their blood type. As women with O blood type grow older, they face lesser chances of getting pregnant.

Scientists for the first time have claimed a relationship between blood group and conception based on the eggs produced. O blood type women tend to produce fewer and low-quality eggs. The FSH or Follicle Stimulating Hormone is a measure of fertility in women.

Low egg count or “diminished ovarian reserve” is indicated by high FSH levels common to women with O blood type. In contrast women with blood type A normally show lesser FSH levels and produce more eggs of better quality.

FSH stimulates ovarian follicles leading to production of eggs. As women grow older, the hormone levels increase in the body to sustain production of eggs. However, the raised FSH level of women with O blood type is……

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