The following are the common signs due to which women are unable to conceive a baby and these are:
a) Irregular Periods: When women begin with her menstruation having irregular periods can be normal. As it takes the body a while to get regulated. Once the women have passed her teenage years then her monthly cycles should be regular as irregular periods can be a red flag for infertility problems and may be a sign of an ovulation problem. There are several things that cause irregular periods. For e.g., polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common causes due to which a woman has her irregular cycles and ovulation-related infertility. Other possible causes for irregular periods include primary ovarian insufficiency, low ovarian reserves, thyroid dysfunction, body weight, and excessive exercise.
b) The rate of Miscarriage: Infertility is a disorder of hormone which usually associated with the inability to get pregnant. However, a woman who had experienced recurrent miscarriages needs extra assistance in getting pregnant. Miscarriage is very common and it occurs in 15 to 20% of pregnancies, however, repeated miscarriage is not common. Only 1 to 2% of women will miscarry three pregnancies in a row. If you are a woman who had two successive miscarriages then you need to speak to your doctor.
c) Painful or heavy periods: It has been found that most of the women experience cramps during their periods, however, painful periods can interfere with your daily life and this can be a symptom of endometriosis.
d) No Periods: There are many women who do not have periods at all and the factors like stress or heavy workouts can cause your period to temporarily disappear. No having the regular periods is not good and affects your fertility it’s a time for you to get your fertility checked by experienced fertility experts.
e) Hormone Fluctuations: Hormone fluctuations in women indicate the potential issues with her fertility and women need to speak to their doctor if they experience the following:
- Reduced sex drive
- Skin issues
- Facial hair growth
- Weight gain
- Thinning hair
f) Pain during sex: There are many women who have experienced painful sex throughout their lives and they convinced themselves it’s normal, however, it’s not. Painful sex can be related to hormone issues, to endometriosis, or to other underlying conditions that affect the women fertility and reduce her chances of getting pregnant.
g) Obesity: According to the study, obesity is the major factor which stops women to conceive a baby as if affects the growth of women eggs in her ovaries due to which she is unable to get pregnant. So, the fertility experts at Fertility Center Nepal advice the women to maintain their ideal body weight according to her body mass index (BMI) to achieve the successful outcome of the treatment.
What are the common signs for men infertility?
The following are the common signs due to which men fertility get affected and these are:
a) Hormonal imbalance: According to the study, the man’s fertility is linked with his hormone health. So, if there are any changes in his virility can often be governed by hormones and this could indicate issues with his fertility. Testosterone is a key hormone for male fertility, so if a male member facing an issue with the testes that produce this hormone may lead to infertility. Two hormones are the signal to the testes that make sperm and testosterone which is luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone. The pituitary gland produces these hormones, so any problems that men face with this gland may also influence his infertility.
b) Pain or swelling in testicle: It has been found that there are several different conditions that could lead to pain or swelling in the men testicles and many of which could affect the fertility of men.
c) Problems with an erection: There are many male members who face difficulty in maintaining an erection which is often linked to his hormone levels. Reduced level of hormones may result in infertility and men faces challenges in conceiving.
d) Problems with ejaculation: According to the study, an inability to ejaculate is a sign that men’s fertility is getting affected and this is a high time they need to visit a doctor.
e) Small testicles: The tests are where the man’s sperm live so testicle health is paramount to male fertility. A small or firm testicle is an indication of infertility and men need to consult a medical practitioner or a fertility expert.
f) Obesity: Obesity is a factor which highly affects the men fertility as it affects the production of sperms in testicles due to which it is not able to fertilize with women eggs. So, the fertility experts at Fertility Center Nepal advice the male members to maintain their ideal body weight when they plan to have a baby.
g) Other risk factors: Other risk factors which affect the fertility of both men and women are:
- Consumption of alcohol
- Age of men and women
- Poor diet
- History of sexually transmitted infections
When to See a Doctor?
The person who experiencing signs and symptoms of infertility and trying to conceive a baby for more than 12 months without any protection and unable to conceive a baby need to speak to the doctor. Also, the couples who have reached at the age of 35 years need to speak to the fertility expert if they are unable to make the conception happen naturally. At Fertility Center Nepal we have a highly qualified and skilled professional with more than 30 years of experience who diagnose each individual and then suggest the treatment which helps them in conceiving a baby.
Sometimes you can just make some simple ways to make your lifestyle adjustments to improve your fertility, while other underlying causes may require treatment.
Even after your infertility has been diagnosed, there are still many ways to conceive a baby that you can discuss with their doctor.