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Female infertility Causes


Female infertility is a contributing factor for almost half of all infertility cases. Ovulatory problems account for 20 to 30% of infertility cases. Several other causes like Ovulation disorders, Blocked /Damaged fallopian tubes, Uterine disorders, Age, Ovulatory Disorders and Ovulatory Disorders also contribute to a significant portion of infertility cases.

Female infertility

    Causes of female infertility

    Ovulation disorders
    Blocked /Damaged fallopian tubes
    Uterine disorders
    Age contributes significantly to infertility because as a woman ages, her fertility naturally tends to decrease

Ovulatory Disorders

Ovulatory problems account for 20 to 30% of infertility cases. A normal adult women ovulates every 25 to 32 days. Ovulation is actually a process of maturing eggs that have been "resting" in the ovaries since birth. Each day throughout a woman's life until she reaches menopause, a few eggs move from the "resting" state into an "active" state.

Fallopian tube obstruction is a major cause of female infertility. Blocked fallopian tubes are unable to let the ovum and the sperm converge, thus making fertilization impossible. Fallopian tubes are also known as oviducts, uterine tubes and salpinges.

Uterine Disorders

The uterus or womb is the place where a baby grows when a woman is pregnant. The disorders can be fibroids, adenomyosis, polyps, cancer, and infection causing a defective implantation.


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