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Female Infertility

Infertility is failure to fall pregnant after a year of regular, unprotected intercourse.

Causes
A common cause for infertility include failure to ovulate, blocked Fallopian tubes, and the production of antibodies to a partners sperm.

Dietary Considerations
Increase the intake of whole foods rich in vitamins and minerals, fatty acids, oily fish, seeds, nuts, pulses, beans and unrefined vegetable oils to stimulate the production of sex hormones.

Risk Factors
These include: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Age, Abnormal womb shape, History of pelvic infections or endometriosis, Being Underweight and Fibroids are all the risk factors that a women trying to fall pregnant should be aware of.

When to seek further professional advice
If you and your partner have been trying for a baby for a year with no success of becoming pregnant you should consult your doctor so that the next (medical) course of action can take place.

Alternative Treatment

Homeopathy: Constitutional treatment for both partners is the best approach.
Aromatherapy: Aroma therapists may give a clary sage oil massage which will act directly upon the ovarian axis to restore low oestrogen levels
Hypnotherapy: A hypnotherapy's may suggest age regression to uncover a woman's subconscious fears of pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood, of hospitals and medical treatment.
Western Herbalism, Acupuncture, Colour therapy and Bach Flower Remedies can also be very effective treatments.

Traditional Treatment

The simplest and most affordable treatments are ovulation stimulation and artificial insemination. In-vitro fertilization and other treatments are expensive and the success rates of different clinics vary. Microsurgery for blocked tubes is possible depending on the blockage.

The information contained in this Site/Service is not intended nor is it implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice or taken for medical diagnosis or treatment

Author - Body and Mind

Published - 2013-01-21