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Infertility In Women causes and treatments

Infertility is the inability to conceive or carry a pregnancy to term after a year of trying to conceive

▪The Main cause of infertility is ovulation related issues.Ovulation is the monthly release of an egg from the Ovaries

Causes of infertility in women

•Ovulation disorder


•Damage to the fallopian tube


•Being underweight or overweight


▪Ovulation disorders are defined as disturbance in the production of an egg.Person with ovulation disorder may expirince irregular or absent periods and difficulty becoming pregnant

-Ovulation problems can be a result of polycystic ovary syndrome(PCOS)

▪Polycystic ovary syndrome is a hormonal disorder causing enlarged ovaries with small cysts on the outer edges.Symptoms include acne,being overweight,abnormal menstruation and oily skin

-Treatment consist of metformin medication,hormones to increase fertility and birth control pills to regulate periods

-Physical exam,ultra sound and blood tests can help diagnose polycystic ovary syndrome

▪Endometriosis is a disorder in which tissue that lines the uterus grows outside the uterus.It causes inflammation in the uterus and can also damage the embryo

-Person with endometriosis may expirince pain in the lower abdomen,lower back and menstrual irregularities.

-Treatment consist of hormones and excision surgery

▪Women become less fertile as they age.Infertility increases after the age of 35 years

-In most cases,Infertility can be successfully treated based on:Age,cause and duration of infertility

How To Prevent Infertility?

•Maintain a healthy body weight

•Limit the intake of caffeine

•Avoid smoking

•Limit Alcohol

•Eat healthy

•Exercise regularly.

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