Ovulatory infertility factor

Each month you release an egg that travels down your fallopian tube to your uterus to be fertilised, but any disruption in this process can prevent you from having your baby at home.

What is the ovulatory factor of infertility?

Ovulatory factor infertility refers to any disturbance that may be occurring in your ovulation process, caused by all sorts of hormonal imbalances, disorders in your ovaries and certain medical conditions.

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Main causes that can damage your ovulation

Polycystic ovary syndrome: a hormonal disorder that increases the size of your ovaries due to small cysts on the outside of your ovaries.

Amenorrhoea: absence of menstruation due to multiple causes, from contraceptive use to medical conditions.

Anovulation: failure to release eggs during your menstrual cycle.

Premature ovarian failure: your ovaries do not produce enough oestrogen or release eggs regularly.

Hyperprolactinaemia or high prolactin: too high levels of prolactin, a hormone that stimulates your milk production.

Obesity: alters your ovulation process and can lead to irregular menstrual periods.

Hypothyroidism: a deficiency of thyroid hormones that interferes with the release of your eggs.

Low ovarian reserve: reduced number of eggs in your ovaries.

Poor oocyte quality: insufficient developmental conditions in your eggs

Ovarian cysts: solid formations or sacs with fluid inside or on the surface of your ovary.

Insulin resistance: your body's cells do not respond to the hormone insulin, which can affect your ovulation.

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Diagnosis

In order to properly diagnose any cause pertaining to the ovulatory factor of infertility, it is necessary to undergo various laboratory tests, including a transvaginal ultrasound to determine the particular conditions that are preventing you from fulfilling your dream of becoming a mother.

Can I have a baby if I have ovulatory factor infertility?

Any impediment or alteration that you are going through in your ovulation process can be adequately treated and is not an impediment for you to have a baby .

If this is your case, the safest and most viable option to become a mother is In Vitro fertilization, and the first step to achieve this is through a complete evaluation with your doctor. Initial programThis is carried out by specialists in Assisted Reproduction.

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