Infertility treatments


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Infertility has become a major problem among many people. Infertility clinics are now becoming an important industry. Here are some of the infertility treatments offered:

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Infertility treatments

  1. 1. InfertilityTreatments &Complications
  2. 2. Infertility has become a major problem among many people. Infertility clinics are now becoming an importantindustry. Here are some of the infertility treatments offered:
  3. 3. 1. Fertility Drugs Fertility drugs are used to treat female infertility by addressing ovulation disorders. These medications work like natural hormones to promote ovulation.Here are some common medicines used to treat infertility in women:
  4. 4. Clomiphene citrate (Clomid): This oral medicine brings about ovulation by causing the pituitary gland to produce more FSH and LH. It is recommended for women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).
  5. 5. Human menopausal gonadotropinor hMG(Repronex, Pergonal), Follicle-stimulating hormone or FSH(Gonal-F, Follistim): Thesemedicines are similar in effect toClomid except that they stimulatethe ovaries directly and not thepituitary gland. They are alsoinjected and not taken orally.
  6. 6. Gonadotropin-releasinghormone (Gn-RH)analog: Women whodont ovulate regularlyor who ovulateprematurely are usuallygiven this medicine.These medicines areusually injected.
  7. 7. Metformin (Glucophage):Doctors use this medicinefor women who haveinsulin resistance or PCOS.This medicine is takenorally to trigger ovulation.
  8. 8. Bromocriptine (Parlodel):Women with irregularovulation cycles caused byhigh levels of prolactin, thehormone that stimulates milkproduction in newmothers, are given thismedicine.
  9. 9. Follicle-stimulatinghormone (Bravelle). FSHstimulates the maturationof egg follicles in theovaries.
  10. 10. Aromatase inhibitors. Theseare usually used on cancerpatients and sometimesprescribed for women withovulation problems.
  11. 11. 2. Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is also often called artificial insemination. Using this method,the woman is injected with sperm. IUI is effective in cases of mild male infertility, women with insufficient cervical mucus and couples with unexplained infertility.
  12. 12. 3. Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Many babies have been born as a result of ART. Assisted reproductive technology (ART) works byextracting eggs from a womans body and then mixing them with sperm to make embryos. The embryos arethen put back in the womans body. The most common method of ART is In vitro fertilization (IVF). It is often used when a womans Fallopian tubes are blocked or when a man produces too few sperm.
  13. 13. Complications of infertility treatments:• Unfortunately, fertility drugs increasea womans chance of having multiples. This can cause problems during pregnancy and increase the risk of having premature babies. • Another complication includes OHSS(Ovarian hyper-stimulation syndrome).This can be very painful and may need to be treated. • Bleeding in the mother or birth defects in the baby
  14. 14. Natural Treatment For Infertility Because of the complications involved, natural remedies are viewed as superior as they are safer and also more effective. Most importantly, naturalways help improve general health of the parents and as a result, babies conceived through natural methods are healthier. It is possible to conceive naturally without drugs, over the counters and without risky surgery or side effects.
  15. 15. For information on naturalcures for infertility, includingthe use ofnutrition, exercise, yoga, Chinese medicine andacupuncture, please go tohttp://PregnancyMiracleSecretSystem.Com