What causes infertility in women? If you’re under 35 and you have tried to get pregnant for more than a year (or at least six months if you’re over 35) without conceiving, there’s a good chance that you or your partner may have an infertility condition.

If any of the following common symptoms applies to you, tell your gynecologist to analyze your infertility problem and follow a personalized treatment to get pregnant.

Irregular menstruation

The majority of women have between 11 and 13 menstrual periods each year. During the first years of menstruation, hormones will not control the menstruation to reach a balance, it will come later on that regular intervals will arrive.

Irregular menstruation is a menstrual disorder that whose manifestations include irregular cycle lengths. In general a cycle lasts from 21 to 35 days . If a cycle is once longer once shorter and you are unable to determine an approximate bleeding date – you can talk about irregularity whose reason should be examined since it means that you can have problems conceiving.

When bleeding or spotting is irregular you should also contact your gynecologist. Irregular menstruations may indicate hormonal imbalances which may result in ovulation disorders. It may be related to thyroid disorders, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) or luteal phase defects.

A tests panel or hormone (regulating menstrual cycle) level diagnosis are ordered by a doctor to diagnose a cause of the problem. In addition, ultrasonographic test is carried out and the best medical course of action for a particular patient is suggested by a doctor.

Painful sexual intercourse

Intercouse pain can cause problems in a couple’s sexual relationship. In addition pain during menstruation or sexual intercourse (dyspareunia) may indicate inflammation in the pelvic cavity or endometriosis which is a condition in which the tissue that lines the uterus grows outside the uterus.

The inflammation of genitals and surrounding areas like the appendix or bowels may be caused by infection with viruses and lead to alterations that make conceiving impossible.

Metabolic diseases

Metabolic diseases like diabetes may reduce the possibilities that you have on getting pregnant. Your doctor should learn about these diseases before you start trying to have a child. A specific medical treatment could be given to you.


IMED Hospitals have a medical speciality in Gynaecology and Obstetrics, in addition to VITA Reproductive medicine center. So, if you want a first free consultation with the best specialists in fertility treatments, please contact us.