WHAT IS INFERTILITY
Infertility is defined as the inability of a couple to become pregnant after a year of regular, unprotected intercourse. In this case, the male partner, the female partner or both may have a fertility problem.
What causes Infertility In Men?
The most common reasons for infertility in males are Sperm Disorders, which may include:
Erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, retrograde ejaculation
Varicocele/hydrocele, undescended testes, working trends, and environment
Low Sperm Count:
This means there are too few or no spermatozoa in the semen
Low Sperm Motility:
This means that sperms do not move, as well as, malformation of sperms
long time in the hot tub, tight innerwear, increased alcohol intake, and smoking
What causes Infertility In Women?
Some common problems relating to female infertility may include:
Anovulation: lack of ovulation (release of an egg from the ovary), PCOS
Endometriosis: Inability of the fallopian tubes to carry eggs from the ovary to the uterus
Others Factors: Fibroid growths, tumors, cervical problems, or irregular uterine shape can keep embryos away from implanting in the uterus
Age: Fertility declines with age and even more so after the age of 35. Conception after the age of 45 is rare
Lifestyle: Being overweight or underweight, consumption of alcohol, smoking, or autoimmune disease