Infertility in Women is inability of the female to conceive or carry the pregnancy to full term. There may be various causes of infertility in women, like ovulation issues, hormonal imbalances or uterine issues. Symptoms are: irregular menstruation, inability to get pregnant and high rate of miscarriages.
HOW IS INFERTILITY IN WOMEN DIAGNOSED?
To diagnose this disorder a gynaecologist would recommend blood test to check hormone levels. An endometrial biopsy may be performed to check the uterus lining. Hysterosalpingography and laparoscopy are other tests that might be performed to confirm the diagnosis of this disorder.
HOW IS INFERTILITY IN WOMEN TREATED?
Female infertility is most often treated by one or more of the following methods:
• Taking hormones to address a hormone imbalance, endometriosis, or a short menstrual cycle
• Taking medications to stimulate ovulation
• Using supplements to enhance fertility
• Taking antibiotics to remove an infection
• Having minor surgery to remove blockage or scar tissues from the fallopian tubes, uterus, or pelvic area.
DID YOU KNOW?
Infertility problems may be caused by one or more of the following:
• A hormone imbalance
• A tumor or cyst
• Eating disorders such as anorexia or bulimia
• Alcohol or drug use
• Thyroid gland problems
• Excess weight
• Intense exercise that causes a significant loss of body fat
• Extremely brief menstrual cycles