When looking for a baby for at least a year and you can not get pregnant, many women fear they will not be fertile. But what exactly is infertility?

In fertile women , because fertilization occurs naturally it is necessary that at least one ovary of the woman is able to release a mature egg, if this is fertilized must travel the fallopian tube and implant in the uterine wall. The interruption of this process at any stage of its impedes natural conception. But what may be the major cause of infertility? Ovulation problems I ovulation disorders are a major cause of infertility, ovulation is regulated by a complex hormonal system and can be compromised by its imbalance, due for example to basic conditions such as polycystic ovary syndrome ol hypothyroidism .

In some cases, women who for years have used birth control pills need some time to return to a normal hormonal cycle and ovulation. Additional factors that destabilize the hormone levels are stress, excessive physical activity and some conditions underweight or overweight very marked. encounter any difficulties tubal Once fertilized the egg must descend down a fallopian tube and reach the uterus. However, if the fallopian tubes are damaged due to a ‘ pelvic infection, of endometriosis or surgery that the woman has undergone abdomen, transit can be prevented and cause infertility.


Trouble getting sperm In some women the male sperm does not fail to reach the egg, as the mucus produced by the cervix contains antibodies that attack and destroy them. Problems uterus sometimes conception does not happen because the fertilized egg can not implant in the uterus, which occurs when the mucous membrane uterine is damaged by an infection, for example gonorrhea , if there are fibroids or other pathological conditions. In other cases the problem is due to a structural abnormality of the uterus itself, such as the retroverted uterus . Age, stress, food The fertility of the woman, then, decreases with age and is considerably reduced over 35 . This is due in part to the lower vitality of the ova, in part to hormonal changes. too strong stress conditions do not help the conception, as well as eating problems . Finally, there are situations where it is impossible to give a scientific and medical explanation and there is in a situation of infertility due sine .