Infertility causes in women

As for males, the causes of female infertilityDifficulty for a man or a woman to procreate as a result of a functional disorder or an organic lesion of the reproductive system, generally acknowledged after one year of regular, unprotected sexual relations. are numerous. The most important of these are a disorder of ovulationThe release of the egg from the ovary. A mature follicle bursts, expelling the egg it contains into the fallopian tube. This usually occurs around the middle of the menstrual cycle., decreased ovarian reserve (beyond 35 years), cervical mucusMucous secretion of the cervix of the uterus, through which the migration of spermatozoa into the uterus and fallopian tubes occurs. The amount and consistency of cervical mucus changes at the time of ovulation to allow sperm access to the fallopian tubes where fertilization of the egg takes place. impermeable to spermEjaculated spermatozoa and secretions during the male orgasm., tubal occlusion (due to pelvic inflammatory disease), presence of a disease such as endometriosisGynecological problem where one finds some tissue of the endometrium (uterine lining) outside  the uterus either on the fallopian tubes, ovaries or in the abdominal cavity. Endometriosis can be the cause of painful periods and is also a factor infertility., or hormonal dysregulation. The problem may find its origin during fetal development and already be present at birth (congenital) or develop later in life (acquired). The causes which can lead to infertilityDifficulty for a man or a woman to procreate as a result of a functional disorder or an organic lesion of the reproductive system, generally acknowledged after one year of regular, unprotected sexual relations. in women include:

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