Primary infertility is when couples have been trying unsuccessfully to conceive for at least one year and they have never been pregnant before. Secondary infertility is when couples already have children but they have not been able to get pregnant again. If you have been struggling to get pregnant unsuccessfully, this article is going to give you some answers to help you better understand what is happening.
Primary Infertility Causes – Infertility can be caused by numerous different factors. Women struggling with fertility mostly have difficulty with ovulation. There are also other reasons for female infertility including: inability of the egg to attach to the uterus lining, inability of the egg to travel to the uterus, inability to produce eggs, clotting disorders, autoimmune disorders, heavy alcohol use, excessive exercising, cysts, hormonal imbalances, etc.
Primary infertility in males usually revolves around problems with the sperm. Sometimes the sperm is malformed and not able to fertilize the egg. The sperm may also have problems with mobility or just not be in high enough numbers. Male infertility can also be due to smoking, older age, testicular infections, heavy alcohol use, environmental pollutants and so on.
Primary Infertility Treatments – There are numerous treatments for infertility. These include medical procedures such as In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), Intrauterine Insemination (IUI), Fertilized Egg Transfer (FET), etc. There are also some natural precautions you should be doing to increase your chances of getting pregnant. You should be treating your body with care which means that you should be eating a well balanced diet and taking vitamins. You should also be exercising and using stress reduction techniques such as meditation, yoga, and acupuncture. When you treat your body well, you have a better chance of overcoming your primary infertility and getting pregnant successfully.
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