Infertility refers to the inability to conceive a child. Despite some common misconceptions, infertility can be an issue that affects both men and women. Infertility can make conceiving a child a difficult, trying affair, instead of the happy celebration it should be.
There are infertility treatment options available. To request an infertility consultation, call (914) 245-3056 or request more information online.
Some cases of infertility are caused by men, some by women and others affect both partners simultaneously. The likelihood of each of these issues is roughly equal.
In women, infertility may be caused by:
In men, infertility may be caused by:
Some people struggle with just one of these listed issues, while for others it may be a combination of any of them. Certain factors or choices also put a person or couple at a higher risk for infertility. These include:
Much like the causes of infertility, the treatment of infertility will vary depending on the root cause of the issue. There are infertility treatment options available for both men and women
Infertility treatment for men includes:
Infertility treatment for women includes:
It is important to look at the health of the mother before she conceives. Are her female hormones well balanced? Is she nutritionally sound? How much stress is she under? Is thyroid function optimal?
Other treatments to consider are:
The correct method of treatment will vary greatly depending on the root cause of the fertility in question. Another popular method is assisted reproductive technology, also known as ART. Assisted reproductive technology uses advanced methods to help couples conceive. Forms of ART include:
The only way to determine which method of infertility treatment or fertility testing is right for you is to receive a fertility consultation. Request infertility information today: call (914) 245-3056 or request more information online.