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What are the most common causes of infertility?


Infertility is an impairment among people to give birth to a child, individually or with their partner. If you fail to establish a clinical pregnancy after 12 months of regular, unprotected sexual intercourse, then you may have infertility.

Infertility is an impairment among people to give birth to a child, individually or with their partner. If you fail to establish a clinical pregnancy after 12 months of regular, unprotected sexual intercourse, then you may have infertility. The primary symptom of infertility is failing to get pregnant. Having irregular or absent menstrual periods in women also indicates the problem of impotence, whereas men can have a hormonal issue like change in sexual function or hair growth. Instead, you should try to explore various reasons for which you could have infertility. The ratio for the causes of infertility is equally divided by 33%, for which men, women or either both are responsible for not conceiving.

This blog discusses the viewpoint of our experts at the fertility centre in Jalandhar for which you and your partner are not able to give birth to a baby.

Why does infertility occur?

  • The growing age of the mother

In olden times, most women used to become mothers either in their teens or twenties, and there has been no evidence for age-related abnormalities with eggs.
However, in today’s time, there are specific adverse effects by growing maternal age on the functioning of the egg. The reason for this is women these days generally choose to become mothers in their 30’s or 40’s.

It is the primary reason for infertility among females in today’s time. On ageing, women have decreased in the number of eggs rapidly. Along with that likelihood of an egg being genetically normal and quality of egg reduces as well. So, there are chances that women may not normally conceive on passing from the ’30s and ’40s.

  • Tubal occlusion (blockage)

Some sexually transmitted infections like gonorrhoea, chlamydia, or pelvic inflammatory disease can be a reason for blocked fallopian tubes in women. When an ovulated egg is unable to fertilize by sperm or to reach the endometrial cavity, you could be having tubal occlusion to cause infertility.

  • Endometrial polyps

Endometrial polyp is a kind of abnormality arising from the lining of the uterus, called the endometrium and appearing as finger-like growths in the uterine cavity. Polyps can reduce your fertility rate by 50%. So to double the chances of pregnancy rate, doctors remove the polyps by the minimally invasive procedure.

  • Ovulation disorders

To conceive naturally, women need to have healthy and regular ovulation or release of a mature egg. By the use of an ovulation predictor kit or taking ideas by the menstrual calendar, it is possible to detect ovulation.
Some disorders can give the problem to women to ovulate regularly. These include ovarian insufficiency, hypogonadotropic hypogonadism and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

On having irregular or infrequent cycles, before treatment, get appropriate testing by a doctor to know about a specific problem.

  • Malefactors contributing to infertility

Males require semen analysis; if found abnormal, the male partner needs to go to a reproductive urologist. By prescribing changes in lifestyle, treatment for hormones or by surgery, urologist proceed to improve your semen quality. In the case of sperm function not improving, you can require to go through additional treatments. It can include IVF with IntraCytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) or Intrauterine Insemination (IUI).

  • Uterine fibroids

Only having fibroids does not necessarily cause infertility. Fibroids are of three types. One among them is submucosal fibroids that can reduce your pregnancy rate by 50%. Removal of these fibroids makes your chances double to get pregnant. You can have solution of your fertility by merely removing the submucosal fibroid. Submucosal fibroids can give you bleeding between periods or heavy periods though not always. Besides, for intramural fibroids, larger ones have an impact over pregnancy and require removal.

  • Other causes

In about 15% of cases, even after a comprehensive evaluation, the actual cause of infertility is obscuring. Although, when the real reason is not known, various fertility treatments available nowadays can help a couple to conceive.

Vardaan hospital – leading fertility center in Jalandhar

Vardaan hospital is one of the advanced and topmost hospitals for infertility treatments in Jalandhar for males and females. Facilities at our fertility center are modern and reliable to provide safe treatment to patients willing to conceive babies.

Do not be apprehensive about our staff; we employ a highly professional team of doctors and other technicians to give you results up to your expectations. Vardaan hospital is a symbol of hope for those in despair being childless.

Over the years, many couples have been successful in conceiving children by the efforts of our unique team. Feel free to ask your queries and get the best treatment at our fertility center in Jalandhar.

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