Factors Causing Female and Male Infertility
What are the main causes of couples’ infertility? It’s helpful for you to know them because being informed can help you take care of your health. So here are the main factors that could prevent you from becoming a mother and prevent your husband from experiencing fatherhood.
Problems Causing Infertility
- Ovarian problems: It’s possible for a wife to suffer from infertility caused by a problem with ovulation.This occurs for reasons such as a hormone disorders or a problem with the ovaries like polycystic ovary syndrome, anovulation, ovarian failure or early menopause.
- Uterine problems: First, know that problems related to the uterus usually cause impaired fertility, not infertility. This occurs for reasons like a flaw in the uterus’s internal composition in a congenital malformation, or a swelling or infection in the uterine lining. This leads to repeated miscarriage.
- Fallopian tube problems: First, what are the fallopian tubes? They are tubes leading from the ovaries to the uterus. If there is a problem in them, like a blockage or an inflammation in part of them, conception cannot occur.
- Cervical problems: By this, we’re referring to when a woman suffers from a problem in the composition or function of the cervix. This also prevents fertilization of the eggs. Among the main problems with the cervix are the following: blockage, narrowness, or the after-effects of surgery to remove cervical tissue.
- Genetic problems: This means you are suffering from problems on a chromosomal level that cause repeated spontaneous abortion (miscarriage).
- Genetic problems: Sometimes a man suffers from problems causing infertility and preventing fertilization of the eggs in his spouse. These problems include cystic fibrosis and poor-quality sperm.
- Congenital problems: These include a blockage of the vas deferens, through which sperm should pass. They also occur because of infection in or injury to the genital region after a man undergoes surgery in the area.
- Outside problems: It is possible for male infertility to be linked to bad habits like smoking.
- In addition, some childhood sicknesses may cause infertility, like mumps and hormonal disorders.