The cause might lie with the male, the female or both
Life is moving at a fast pace in today’s time. Ambition. work and personal relationships consume most of our physical and emotional energy. All this leads to lifestyle changes and increase in the stress level. Moreover the stress level is at its peak at the reproductive age. This is one of the main reasons behind infertility and this translates into a vicious circle, where the taboo and sorrow of childlessness leads to more stress.
WHAT IS INFERTILITY?
According to World Health Organization (WHO). Infertility is “a disease of the reproductive system defined by the failure to achieve a clinical pregnancy after 12 months or more of regular unprotected sexual intercourse”.
WHAT CAUSES INFERTILITY?
The cause of infertility lies with one or both the partners. In 40% cases there is an issue with the male while in another 30% cases, its with the female.
In the remaining cases both the male and the female might be responsible for Infertility or there might be no cause that can be identified.
Common causes of male infertility include:
- Hormonal Imbalances
- Sperm production problems
- Blockage of sperm transport
- Erection and ejaculation problems
Common causes of female infertility include:
- Problems with egg formation/release
- Tubal blockage
- Defect in uterus