Infertility | Ovulation and Sperm problems
Understanding infertility and the problems related to it is the first step in in the process of conception. Are you trying to conceive? Yet there is no sign of pregnancy. You may wonder if you or your partner has a medical problem or any underlying condition that you need to look into.
PCOS and Fertility: Everything You Need to Know
A common endocrine disorder causing disruption in ovulation and menstrual cycles, as well as an excess production of male-type hormones, is a major cause of fertility problems. The cause of which remains complex, a combination of genetic and environmental factors could be a major possible cause of PCOS.
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PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome)
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), also known previously as polycystic ovary disease (PCOD), is one of the commonest endocrine disorders in women belonging to the reproductive age group. It is a condition wherein the ovary starts producing increased amounts of the male hormone testosterone in a female. As a result of this most women present with complaints of irregularity in periods, infertility or excess facial hair and acne. On laboratory testing, most of the PCOS patients have increased levels of testosterone in their blood. On ultrasound, a typical polycystic appearance of the ovaries is seen.