Health Economics & Outcome Research: Open Access

ISSN - 2471-268X

Tejasvitaa Ravilla Sridhar

Rajarajeswari Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru, India


  • Review Article   
    Reproductive Health Implications of Chronic Diseases and Their Treatment: A Narrative Review
    Author(s): Rehana Shaikh, Tejasvitaa Ravilla Sridhar, Preksha Shah, Chiraag Ashokkumar* and Salyl Dobhal

    Reproductive health is profoundly influenced by chronic diseases, impacting pregnancy outcomes. This research examines the effects of psychiatric disorders, celiac disease, gestational diabetes, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and autoimmune hepatitis on reproductive health and pregnancy outcomes. Psychiatric disorders increase pregnancy-related risks, including placental abnormalities and neonatal maladaptation. The benefits of antipsychotic use during pregnancy outweigh the risks, but further evidence is needed to inform guidelines. Celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder triggered by gluten consumption, is associated with gynecological and obstetric disorders. Untreated celiac disease can lead to reproductive complications such as delayed menarche, earlier menopause, secondary amenorrhea, and spontaneous abortions. Strict adherence to a gluten-free diet mitigates these issu.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/heor.23.9 (4).036

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