June 23, 2022
Is infertility a common issue
Is Infertility a Common issue?
June 23, 2022
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Due to changing times which have brought about an extensive change in the lifestyle of mass, accompanied with advancement in technology, more & more Men & Women are speaking openly, & seeking answers to Infertility challenges faced by them.

An Infertility Specialist is the best bet they have to answer their queries and help them overcome their challenges.

It takes time to conceive, on an average of 6-8 weeks, so there is no need to jump the gun get concerned if it takes a few months to conceive/get pregnant. But as more time passes without success, the main question which arises is when is the right time to seek help…?

There is a simple way/methodology, which all Infertility Doctors take into consolidation while coming up with an answer to that question.

If you are a woman under the age of 35 and have been trying to conceive for a year, without any success, then you should seek help from a Specialist. The stats change as you get older, You Should seek help after 6 months of trying if you are a woman of age above 35 & after 3 months if you are a woman above 40.

An infertility specialist can help establish whether there is a specific cause of infertility and give the proper treatment, once a proper and thorough evaluation has been carried out.


So here are a few reasons why you should consult a fertility professional on your quest to start a family.


  1. You Have a Thyroid Condition

Thyroid problems affect one out of every ten women at some point in their lives, and up to 60% of people with thyroid problems are unaware of their illness. Thyroid hormone deficiency can cause irregular menstrual cycles and interfere with ovulation. It’s critical to keep track of your thyroid hormone levels before getting pregnant if you have a known thyroid problem. A fertility specialist can help you enhance your chances of becoming pregnant by monitoring your thyroid hormone on a timely basis.


  1. The Period (Menstrual Cycle) Problem.

If you are experiencing irregular periods, It normally indicate irregular ovulation, and no periods at all could indicate that ovulation is not occurring, making conception a difficult task. While there are a variety of reasons why you could miss your period, ovulatory problems are the most common cause of female infertility.


  1. You Have a Recognized Reproductive Problem

You should get an appointment with an infertility specialist if you are suffering from a know medical issue/condition and are trying to or planning to conceive.

Some of the most common medical conditions that can cause infertility issues are: – (Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), Uterine fibroids, Endometriosis & Primary ovarian insufficiency (POI).


  1. You Are Over 40 Years Old

Giving birth after the age of 40 has never been safer in recent times due to the advancement in technology and medical practices. However, there are hazards and difficulties to consider when attempting to conceive. Both the amount and quality of eggs are affected by age. Before trying to conceive, you might want to talk to your doctor & get a clear picture about the problems you might be facing & the ways to overcome them.


  1. The Male Factor

Male factor infertility accounts for 40% of all infertility cases, despite being primarily a female health concern. If you’re falling to conceive your male partner should also get his semen/sperm analysis done. &if his semen analysis findings are abnormal, he should see a reproductive doctor straight away.

It can be extremely difficult to conceive when the male partner’s sperm count is low or of poor quality. A fertility specialist can help in identifying the severity of a possible male factor diagnosis and provide you with a variety of options for conceiving.


  1. You Have Had Multiple Miscarriages.

Losses are difficult to experience and a miscarriage may or may not be a sign of Infertility, as there are many reasons/causes for it.

But if you have experienced multiple miscarriages then there might be some underlying causes You might wish to get evaluated to discover if there is an identified underlying cause like hormonal problems like diabetes, thyroid disease, undetected structural problems in the uterus, and advanced reproductive age infection or others underlying causes that may be able to be addressed with medical care.

So, anyone who has experienced two or more miscarriages should see a fertility specialist.


For many people, going to see a fertility specialist is a major step. They mostly worry that it won’t work or that they won’t be able to pay for it.

The best course of action is to take things slowly….

Consult a Specialist to identify the problems & take it forward from there.

Saishree IVF
Saishree IVF
Our team of qualified and proficient doctors share their expertise and know-how with the readers. They take every effort to address all the doubts one might have regarding infertility and it's treatment.

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