What Causes Female Infertility?


Female InfertilityMost of the cases of female infertility happen due to problems with ovulation. No eggs are to be fertilized without ovulation. A few signs which indicate that a woman isn’t ovulating normally include absence in menstrual periods or irregular periods.

Problems of ovulation are mainly caused by PCOS. This is actually a problem of hormone imbalance which may get in the way of normal ovulation. It is the main cause that hinders women’s fertility in Northern Beaches. POI is yet another cause of the ovulation problem. It happens when the ovary of a woman stops working normally and this usually takes place before 40. This isn’t the same as menopause.

There are many more things that cause fertility problems in women. Some of them include:

  • Problem in the uterus
  • Blockage in the fallopian tube because of endometriosis, inflammatory disease or surgery for ectopic pregnancy
  • Uterine fibroids

 Things which increase a woman’s infertility risk

There are many things, which affect the ability of a woman to have her baby. They include:

  • Stress
  • Age
  • Athletic training
  • Poor diet
  • Smoking
  • Being underweight or overweight
  • Excess consumption of alcohol
  • Health problems which cause hormonal changes like primary ovarian insufficiency and polycystic ovarian syndrome

STIs or sexually transmitted infections

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