Anovulation refers to a condition in women in which an egg is not released from the ovaries. This can lead to menstrual cycle irregularities (no periods, long or short cycles, irregular cycles).
Egg donation, also referred to as oocyte donation, is one such option.
It has proven to be an effective fertility method for couples who have
longed for a baby, but have been unable to have one on their own.
Hairdressers may be at increased risk for premature ovarian failure POF compared with women employed in other occupations.
The number one risk factor for infertility in women is a woman's age. After the age of 40, a woman's fertility chances decrease from 90% fertility to 67% fertility. After 45 years of age, that number plummets to 15% fertility.
Before infertility treatment for women is started, it is important to make the infertility diagnosis first. Without the right diagnosis the correct treatment cannot be done and success will be lower.
Infertility diagnosis and tests for women include testing for ovulation, hormone testing, and a hysterosalpingogram and laparoscopy to check the fallopian tubes.
Female factor infertility (such as anovulation or fallopian tube issues)
is involved in about 50% of all infertility cases. Though pregnancy
happens in about 80-85% of couples within one year of trying, in about
15-20% of couples it takes longer than one year.
There are many infertility causes for women, and testing is required to find out the reason for infertility.
The hCG shot contains a hormone call hCG or Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
Measuring Inhibin B and ovarian reserve in order to determine if the ovarian reserve is decreased.
Infertility and usage of infertility drugs in general are not associated with increased risk for breast cancer but for infertile women treated with clomiphene citrate, breast cancer risk is elevated.
Consumption of diet with iron supplements and nonheme iron from other sources may decrease the risk of ovulatory infertility.
Replacing animal sources of protein with vegetable sources of protein may reduce ovulatory infertility risk.
Among PCOS patients who are overweight or obese, weight loss is the most physiologic method of inducing ovulation.
Endometriosis is a condition where endometrial tissue grows outside the uterus. Endometriosis is a medical condition affecting a woman's uterus and fallopian tubes and sometimes other organs or body parts.
How much is too much?
Which blood tests are usually done during infertility workup?
What is the ovarian reserve?
What could be the cause of an abnormal postcoital test?
What is the success rate of Tubal Recanalization?
What does Inhibin B mean?
Androgen, or androgenic hormones, is normally produced in both men and women though their presence is usually much higher in men.
Increased levels of androgen may lead to fertility problems in both men and women.
If you want to get pregnant after a tubal ligation, you can have
either a tubal reanastomosis or tubal reversal surgery or get
pregnant with IVF in-vitro fertilization.
Another word for elevated prolactin is hyperprolactinemia. There are many symptoms associated with this condition, though not all women with hyperprolactinemia have all of them.
Premature Ovarian Failure (POF) is a loss of ovarian function in younger women. POF is associated with amenorrhea (no menstrual period), estrogen is low, and the follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) level is elevated.
What are the causes of an abnormal endometrial lining?
Just because there is no pelvic pain does not mean the fallopian tubes are open. Fallopian tube diseases and blockage are among the top three reasons for infertility.
What is Hypothalamic Pituitary Failure?
What can be done about thin uterine lining?
How do you test ovarian function?