If you have amenorrhea and you don't have a period and are not pregnant, then certain tests can be done to find out why you are not getting your period.
Researchers suggest infertile women be tested for multiple bacterial
agents, especially Chlamydia trachomatis, Ureaplasma urealyticum and
Patients treated for IBD often have questions about the effect of
treatment on fertility, pregnancy and breastfeeding. Researchers from
Spain recently examined this issue and published the subsequent report
in the Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology.
The birth control pill has been around for decades and despite clinical study and assurance from the prescribing physician, women continue to hear negative rumors about possible side effects of taking the pill.
Already in her thirties, she suffered from polycystic ovary syndrome and
was nearly 100 pounds overweight. Her doctor had already discussed with
her the challenges she would face in her attempts to get pregnant.
Infertility doulas are quickly gaining popularity as the go-to support
system for women fighting the uphill battle of prolonged infertility.
One of the most common health issues women face are irregular periods.
Nearly every woman will suffer from them at some point in life, but when
irregular periods turn into missed periods you may need to see your
Kim Kardashian faced fertility problems, including suppressed hormones and
diminished egg supply, thanks to years of taking birth control. But is
Kim telling the truth about her fertility problems?
Multiple fertility treatments are available for women facing infertility. Finding the right treatment reduces the overall cost and improve outcome. Clinical studies aim to aid fertility doctors in choosing the right treatment for select groups of women.
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is often associated with impaired fertility. Patients may suffer from reduced or absent ovulation, irregular menstrual cycles and difficulty conceiving as a result.
Growth of endometrial tissue on external reproductive genetalia can result in extreme pain and infertility. Surgical removal of the endometrial tissue can reduce pain, but post-surgical therapy is needed for optimal recovery and outcome.
Cancer treatments, including chemotherapy, often leave women sterile. In Italy, a woman was given the chance to conceive and give birth naturally via ovarian tissue grafting.
A small study from researchers associated with Chaim Sheba Medical
Center shows an association between TES, pelvic endometriosis and
infertility. TES is also known as thoracic endometriosis syndrome.
If you and your partner have been trying to have a baby for a while, you’ve probably tried calculating your ovulation carefully.
There is no doubt about the mental stress caused by infertility. Women
who try to conceive and hit the brick wall of infertility face stress,
depression, anxiety and other mental side effects – this is something
researchers already know.
The other day I was reading a story about a woman who wanted to help her
sister have children. The sister was unable to conceive after five long
years. There was some medical explanation regarding her infertility,
but all that really matters is the fact that her eggs were affected.
[This is a three part series on finding out I was facing infertility and
receiving a diagnosis of PCOS. Please see parts 1 and 2 if you haven’t
read them already.]
[This post is the second part of my story on how I found out I had
fertility problems. Please see my previous post, "Part 1" of When I Knew
Something Was Wrong.]
This post is the first in a three-part series by BustedKate talking
about how she first found out she was facing infertility.
If you are a woman with polycystic ovary syndrome, you’ve probably
wondered whether or not infertility is something you will face. 10%-15%
of women are diagnosed with PCOS, and it can cause infertility by
affecting hormones during ovulation.
The answer to this question is one every man and woman facing
infertility must deal with at some point or another. For me it happened
the minute I walked out of the doctor's office. He had just told me that
I was infertile at the age of 20.
The word infertile has become synonymous with an inability to conceive – for both men and women. When my wife was told she was infertile my world crashed down.
There are significant pregnancy risks for women over the age of 50 who
use assisted technologies to achieve pregnancy, though the risks are no greater for women over 50 than women under 50.
Endometriosis is a common women’s health problem and one of the top
three causes of female infertility, yet many women go for years without a
diagnosis. Endometriosis is characterized by unnatural growth of
endometrial tissue outside the uterus.
We have been trying to conceive for a long time, but can't get pregnant. Why? Getting a fertility test is recommended to determine the cause of why you can't get pregnant
Infertility diagnosis and tests for women include testing for ovulation, hormone testing, and a hysterosalpingogram and laparoscopy to check the fallopian tubes.
Finding out if you are fertile is important so if there is a problem it can be addressed as soon as possible. Here is a quick 12-Step program to assess your fertility.
Trying to get pregnant but having trouble? When infertility problems leave a couple without the ability to conceive a child of their own, there are options for parenthood that will bring that little joy home.
Infertility is defined as someone who can not get pregnant within a 12 month time period.
Measuring Inhibin B and ovarian reserve in order to determine if the ovarian reserve is decreased.