I have infertility problem. I approached Homeocare International clinic, within 3 months I conceived and I am very happy now.
Now a day’s infertility is on a rise in both men and women. Couples anxious to conceive, want to know the cause of infertility. It has become a common problem these days. For many couples infertility is like a crisis. The issue of not being able to conceive is highly emotional issue. So here we will have an idea of what is infertility and what are its causes in both male and female.
Infertility means unable to conceive even after 12 months of unprotected sex. The causes vary in both male and female. Female account for 30 to 40 percent of all infertility problems.
- Endometriosis: It is the condition in which the endometrial tissues grows outside the uterus.
Symptoms: Painful menstrual periods, irregular and heavy bleeding, repeated miscarriages.
- Ovulation Problems: Any hormonal condition that prevents the release of mature egg from ovaries.
Symptoms: Absent or infrequent periods with scanty flow.
- Poor Egg Quality: Eggs that become damage or develop chromosomal abnormalities. This problem is often age related.
- Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: Patient whose ovaries contain multiple cysts have hormonal imbalance cannot ovulate regularly.
Symptoms: Irregular menses, hirsutism, acne and weight gain.
- Female tubal blocks: Blocked or damaged Fallopian tubes prevent eggs from getting into uterus and sperms from getting to the eggs. Causes being PID and Sexually transmitted diseases.
- Other causes: Diabetes, Thyroid Problems, Obesity, Vigorous exercise, Poor nutrition, Older age, Tumours or Cancer.
Male infertility causes:
- Low sperm count ( Oligospermia): A sperm count less than 20 millions/ml is considered as low sperm count. Azoospermia is referred to absence of sperms, which results for 10 to 15 percent of infertility in males.
- Poor sperm motility: Sperm motility is the ability of the sperm to move. If the motility is slow, not in a straight line or both will have difficulty in invading the cervical mucosa. A sperm motility about 60 percent is considered as normal. Sperm motility less than 40 percent is considered abnormal.
- Abnormal sperm morphology: Morphology is defined as the size and structure of sperm. An abnormal shaped sperm cannot fertilize eggs.
- Male tubal blockage: An obstruction in the vas deferens or epididymis may cause a block. Causes: Vericocele and sexually transmitted diseases.
The detailed understanding of many factors that causes infertility is the safe way which may help in conception. Reading the following questions and answers is a good place to start your journey out of infertility.
- Do you have inherited or acquired reproductive weakness?
- Are you suffering from negative effects of the oral contraceptive pill?
- Do you have any underlying pathology affecting conception?
- Are you ovulating?
- Is your menstrual cycle irregular?
- Do you have lots of poor quality of fertile mucus?
- Does your partner have low sperm count, poor sperm quality and morphology?
Basic tests need to assess
Female Infertility Treatment :
- Hormone Estimation: To study endocrine dysfunction and endocrine causes of infertility.
- Pelvic Ultrasonography(USG): To assess ovaries and uterus for anomalies.
- Ovarian follicular study: To confirm ovulation or any problems related to ovulation.
- Hysteronsalpinography: To check the patency of fallopian tubes and uterine function.
- Vaginal Swab & Culture: To rule out and treat any infection.
- Sonohysterogram: An advanced technique of usual ultrasound where water or sterile saline is used to inflate the uterus to give a clearer view.
- Laparoscopy: This is a surgical procedure that is done under anesthesia but on an outpatient basis for a view of ovaries, uterus and fallopian tubes. It is useful in correcting minor surgical problems like scar tissue, blockages, abnormalities and endometriosis etc.
Male Infertility Treatment:
- Local examination of genitals
- Semen analysis
- Serum hormone levels
- Testicular biopsy
- Chromosomal test
- Immunological test
Infertility treatment in Homeopathy :
Every couple going through infertility problems, struggle a lot. They undergo a lots of investigations and treatment, do a lots of research for further treatment, but few are successful. Then at last they ask a question Can Homeopathy is the way to control Infertility problems? So more and more couples are now turning towards homeopathy and completing their journey by getting conceive. Homeopathy treats infertility not as a disease but as an imbalance to be corrected. It can reverse infertility as it goes to the root cause of infertility and stimulates body’s own ability to heal itself. Homeopathy treatment for Infertility is stimulating and supporting a natural conception progressively. Here we are prescribing advanced constitutional therapies based on individuals genetic constitution. Success rate is high if both the partners are included in constitutional treatment.
The information above provided is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace your Doctor’s or Expert’s opinion/advice.