"Every couple has the right to have their own baby."
Though many are blessed that happens in a smooth natural way, but for some, not to worry better treatment options are available to choose. Earlier the better!
Treating Female Fertility
Female body is blessed to reproduce its own offspring. Male & female together can bring up the family to grow and in turn the generation to continue. Female body is well organized but complex with varied chain of functions happening in an organised fashion.
Female reproductive failure may be due to :
- Anatomical changes in reproductive organs : Ovary, Fallopian tubes, Uterus, cervix and vagina or may be hormonal imbalances.
- Behavioural changes : Smoking, Alcohol, radiation, Medication, etc.,
- Age factor.
The recent technology in medicine has uplifted the hope of many couple answering all those challenges successfully making their dream come True! major causes:
- Blockage in the fallopian tubes
- Tubal ligation
- Uterine fibroids and Polyps
- Ovarian dysfunction
- Premature Ovarian failure
- Hyper prolactinemia
Treating Male Fertility
Male infertility is mainly attributed to factors such as low sperm production, abnormal sperm function or blockages that prevent the delivery of sperm. Illnesses, injuries, chronic health problems, lifestyle choices and other factors have a role to play in causes of male infertility.
Inability to conceive is the main symptom of male infertility factor. The symptoms associated with male infertility include:
- Problems with sexual functions like difficulty in ejaculation or low volumes of fluid ejaculated, reduction in sexual desire or difficulty in maintaining an erection (erectile dysfunction)
- Pain and/ or swelling or a lump in the testicle area
- Recurring respiratory infections
- Abnormal growth of male breasts (gynecomastia)
- Decreased facial or body hair or other such signs of a chromosomal or hormonal abnormality
Sperm related causes :
- Abnormal morphology of sperms
- Low sperm count i.e., lower than 15 million sperms per millilitre of semen.
- Reduced Motility of the sperm to reach up to ovum.
Major Risk factors to watch out for Male Infertility.
- Alcohol or Tobacco Consumption
- Consumption of certain illicit drugs
- Prolonged history of infection or frequent occurrences
- Exposure to toxins
- Overheating in the testicle area
- Having experienced trauma around the testicles
- Having a prior vasectomy or major abdominal or pelvic surgery
- History of Undescended testicles
- Having medical conditions, including tumours and chronic illnesses, such as sickle cell disease
- Consuming certain medications or undergoing medical treatments, such as surgery or radiation used for treating cancer.