Infertility is a widespread issue, affecting more than 50% of people across the universe. Couples go into stress when they learn that they can no longer bear children.
Being infertile not only affects the person going through it but largely affects the relationship, also.
Many couples find it difficult to cope with the stress going on in their lives.
The tests, scans, ultrasounds, all of this leads to blood pressure shooting high up.
The tests that go through while getting IVF treatment can lead to the blood pressure shooting high up, which further leads to anxiety and emotions being on the rise. Couples who struggle to conceive feel many emotions like anger, grief, fear, feeling lonely, isolated at all times. We all that stress contributes to many disorders in the body, infertility being on the topmost level.
Studies have found that women having high levels of alpha-amylase, a compound which releases stress, have a difficult time to conceive. So, try to remain calm, as much as you can.
Below Are Mentioned Some Steps Which Help Couples Who Are Sailing Through Infertility, Deal With It Better:
Become Your Partner’s Support :
Everyone has a different way of dealing with infertility. Your partner may some other way of dealing with it, and you may be having a totally different way of dealing with it.
You can ask your partner for help, your partner must know what is happening and how to deal with it. Your partner might take time to know what is going around, your partner doesn’t know what is going on in your mind, so don’t argue or fight with him/her for such small things.
Fertility Problems Are A Time Of Hardship
It is true that fertility issues are times of hardship. But, you need to give yourself permission to be angry or cry or have emotional meltdowns. It will help you come out of the situation in a better way.
Love Yourself And Take Out Time For Yourself.
Start loving and appreciating yourself. Don’t feel bad about what happened. It can happen to anyone. Start taking out time for yourself. Continue doing things which you happened to love doing before starting the treatment plan. Start finding joy in small things. Be kind to yourself, set some time just for doing the things which you love doing the most.
Practicing Visualization on a daily basis helps reduce stress and also in increasing psychological well being. This helps you stay in the present moment, it helps to take the moment and clear all the tensions out of your mind. It is not easy to do it in one go, it needs time and practice. Couples going through infertility have so much going on in their minds as they think about their next appointment with a doctor, the tests which are scheduled and numerous other things, but daily practicing visualization will help them stay in the present.
Start doing these things and the next time you visit your doctor for infertility treatment, you will be surprised that how much changes have occurred in your body, by making a few changes in your lifestyle.