Medical Conditions Related to Infertility

PREMATURE OVARIAN FAILURE

Premature Ovarian failure (POF) occurs when a woman stops having her menstrual cycle before she turns 40. For those who get it, the most likely age is 27, though it may be earlier or later. 1 in 1,000 women between 15 and 29 and 1 in 100 between 30 and 39  

TREATMENT STRATEGIES FOR IVF POOR RESPONDERS

While in vitro fertilization (IVF) helps thousands of women get pregnant every year, not everyone is successful. Who is a poor responder? Doctors have not agreed upon universal criteria for poor responders, but this term is generally used to describe women who produces fewer oocytes than expected during ovarian stimulation treatment, especially if she has received a higher dosage of stimulating medications.  

GROWTH HORMONE AND FEMALE INFERTILITY

Growth Hormone (GH) is a special hormone produced in the body that earned its name due to its role in cell reproduction, tissue regeneration, and stimulating new cell development in humans. Growth Hormone has a number of medical uses, including treating growth disorders and infertility in both men and women.  

LUTEAL PHASE DEFECT

Couples who are struggling to conceive may believe that a normal menstrual cycle indicates the woman’s reproductive system is functioning properly and they may therefore look elsewhere for the problem.  

POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME

What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome? Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, also known as PCOS, is a hormonal disarray of a female’s reproductive system. Although the original cause of PCOS is not known, it is understood as a collection of fluid within the ovaries and as a result the ovaries become swollen and enlarged.  

MALE FACTOR PROBLEMS

Male factor problems can include structural abnormalities, sperm production disorders, immunologic disorders and ejaculatory disturbances.  

MULTIPLE MISCARRIAGE

Suffering through a miscarriage is an enormous shock. Chronic miscarriage is described as two or more sequential miscarriages. The affirmative pregnancy test produces feelings have joy, however, those affections give way to grief and frustration.  

OVULATORY DISORDERS

Many organs from all areas of the human body rely upon thyroid hormone to function as they should. Thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3), both thyroid hormones, are critical for normal development of the fetus and neonate.  

ENDOMETRIOSIS

Reproductive disorders are more common today than ever before. Endometriosis is among the most common disorders of the female reproductive system. This condition involves the uterine composition as well as the other reproductive organs.  

SECONDARY INFERTILITY

Secondary infertility describes the case of a mother who is unable to have a second child after a successful first pregnancy. That first pregnancy did not involve any diagnosis of infertility or a fertility treatment.  

UNEXPLAINED INFERTILITY

Infertility is a serious problem that affects many women. Don’t be satisfied with an unexplained diagnosis that isn’t really a diagnosis at all. It’s time for a second opinion.