Infertility

Description:
Infertility is defined as failure to conceive a child after a year of regular intercourse without contraception. Common causes of infertility are sperm disorders, ovulation disorders, blockages of the fallopian tubes, hormonal defects and obesity.

Symptoms of Infertility:

  • Inability to conceive a child


Treatment:
Conventional therapies are used to treat most infertility cases as well as surgery. Vasectomy reversal and varicocele repair are the primary surgeries for men; while removal of non cancerous tumors in women and the removal of endometriosis implants are the primary surgeries for women. There are two types of ovulation drug treatments approved by the FDA, Clomid and Serophene, are taken orally, and Repronex and Pergonal are injected. Both types stimulate the ovaries to produce eggs.