About 11 percent of reproductive-age couples in the United States have fertility problems. Approximately 30 percent of cases are due to problems in women, another 30 percent to problems in men and the rest are unexplained causes or multiple factors involving the two partners.
If you have had unprotected se.xual intercourse on a regular basis for more than one year (or six months if you are over 35) and you could not conceive, consult your gynecologist or doctor .
The National Infertility Association of the United States believes that 65 percent of people with infertility problems may have a successful pregnancy after treatment.
The success rates you read below are estimated based on large groups of patients. Each pair is unique, so the data correspond to a sample and not to a prediction of your possibilities of conceiving.
An ovulation problem occurs when the eggs do not mature in the ovaries, or when the ovaries can not release a mature ovum. Ovulation problems are common in women with fertility problems.
Possible symptoms: Rare or absent menstrual periods, bleeding that is too mild or too heavy, and lack of pre-menstrual symptoms such as inflammation or tenderness in the breasts.
Possible solutions: Weight control if it is very low or excessive, taking fertility drugs (with or without artificial insemination ). You can order our FERTILITY DETOX PACK HERE
Success rates: 30 to 40 percent of women who have used our fertility detox pack to detoxify their system of excess toxins have become pregnant.
Endometriosis is a condition that occurs when tissue that is found on the walls of the uterus (called endometrial tissue) grows outside the uterus, usually in the abdomino pelvic cavity.
Possible Symptoms: Some women do not have symptoms, while others have pain in their menstrual periods or during se.xual intercourse, much unusual bleeding or spotting, and general pelvic pain.
Possible solutions: Surgery to remove abnormal tissue or open the tubes if blocked, fertility drugs with or without artificial insemination and IVF.
Success rates: Using the right fertility drugs will give you a 50% or more chances of getting pregnant.
The quality and quantity of ova produced by the ovaries (naturally or with fertility treatments) decreases considerably after the age of 35 years.
Possible Symptoms : None
Possible solutions: Fertility drugs, IVF with your own eggs or with IVF with ova or donor embryos .
Success rates: Couples who undergo IVF Fertility treatment: In vitro fertilization with donor eggs has a probability of about 55 percent of having one baby per IVF cycle.
Polycystic ovary syndrome is a condition whereby the small follicles of the ovaries do not develop until they become larger and mature follicles, which are the ones that release eggs.
It is also characterized by hormonal imbalances and unpredictable ovulation patterns .
Possible symptoms: Irregular periods, excessive hair growth, acne and obesity.
Possible solutions : Lifestyle changes (diet and exercise), fertility drugs, surgery on the ovaries (a procedure that can trigger ovulation), and IVF. In women with impaired glucose tolerance, our diabetes treatment pack can also help restore normal ovulation.
Success rates: Many overweight patients who drop between 5 and 10 percent of their body weight begin to ovulate regularly. Women who underwent ovarian surgery conceived in 50 percent in the year after the operation.
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Clogged or damaged Fallopian tubes prevent your partner’s sperm from reaching the egg, also prevent a fertilized egg from reaching the uterus. The most important causes include pelvic inflammatory disease, sexually transmitted infections such as chlamydia, and sterilization surgery.
Possible Symptoms: None
Possible solutions: Tubal opening surgery. If they are too damaged an option is to remove them before an IVF, to improve the chances of pregnancy. You can use our Fertility Detox Program to help open up the blocked Fallopian tubes.
Success rates: Conception rates vary widely, depending on the location and severity of the obstruction and the amount of scar tissue that develops after surgery.
Couples who resort to IVF have about a 22 percent chance of having one baby per cycle. This depends on the woman’s age, if the tubes were removed and other factors.
The doctor can diagnose an “unexplained fertility problem” when there is no clear explanation for your infertility (all test results are normal).
Some experts believe that this type of infertility is caused by very subtle differences in the way the reproductive system works. This includes differences in follicle development, sperm function, or problems in the fertilization process.
Other specialists think that lifestyle may be related. Having a considerable overweight or otherwise a weight well below normal, too much caffeine or alcohol and smoking, could be related as well.
Possible symptoms: none
Possible solutions: Medicines for fertility with or without artificial insemination or IVF.
Success rates: Couples with unexplained infertility have a pregnancy rate of 9 to 26 percent per cycle using fertility drugs with artificial insemination. For females who used IVF the rate is 30 percent per cycle, but this figure varies depending on age.
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Victor, A.K.A Dr. Feel Good