Now a day’s Infertility is on a rising problem in both men and women. So, here we have an idea of what is Infertility and what are its causes in both male and female. Infertility means unable to conceive even after 12 months of unprotected sex.
Female Infertility causes are:
Endometriosis: It is the condition in which the endometrial tissues grows outside the uterus.
Symptoms: Painful menstrual periods, irregular and heavy bleeding, repeated miscarriages.
Ovulation Problems: Any hormonal condition that prevents the release of mature egg from ovaries.
Symptoms: Absent or infrequent periods with scanty flow.
Poor Egg Quality: Eggs that become damage or develop chromosomal abnormalities. This problem is often age related.
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: Patient whose ovaries contain multiple cysts have hormonal imbalance cannot ovulate regularly.
Symptoms: Irregular menses, hirsutism, acne and weight gain.
Female tubal blocks: Blocked or damaged Fallopian tubes prevent eggs from getting into uterus and sperms from getting to the eggs. Causes being PID and Sexually transmitted diseases.
Diabetes, Thyroid Problems, Obesity, Vigorous exercise, Poor nutrition, Older age, Tumours or Cancer.
Male Infertility Causes:
- Low sperm count ( Oligospermia): A sperm count less than 20 millions/ml is considered as low sperm count. Azoospermia is referred to absence of sperms, which results for 10 to 15 percent of Infertility in males.
- Poor sperm motility: Sperm motility is the ability of the sperm to move. If the motility is slow, not in a straight line or both will have difficulty in invading the cervical mucosa. A sperm motility about 60 percent is considered as normal. Sperm motility less than 40 percent is considered abnormal.
- Abnormal sperm morphology: Morphology is defined as the size and structure of sperm. An abnormal shaped sperm cannot fertilize eggs.
- Male tubal blockage: An obstruction in the vas deferens or epididymis may cause a block. Causes: Varicocele and sexually transmitted diseases.
Infertility Treatment in Unani:
Every couple going through Infertility problems, struggle a lot. They undergo a lot of investigations and treatment, do a lot of research for further treatment, but few are successful. Then, at last they ask a question Can Unani is the way to control Infertility problems? So more and more couples are now turning towards Unani treatment and completing their journey by getting conceiving. Unani treats Infertility not as a disease, but as an imbalance to be corrected. It can reverse Infertility as it goes to the root cause of Infertility and stimulates the body ability to heal itself. Unani treatment for Infertility is stimulating and supporting a natural conception progressively.