Unexplained Infertility: Or just a case of inaccurate diagnosis?

2 December 3, 2015

The struggle to conceive can be emotionally draining for a couple. Coming to terms with the fact that they will be able to have a child only after fertility treatment can be distressing, and if given a diagnosis of ‘unexplained infertility’, they are left feeling even more confused and unsure of the next step. Typically doctors initiate infertility evaluation once a couple has been unable to conceive after trying for a year. In cases where the standard infertility evaluation does not find an underlying cause, the diagnosis of unexplained infertility (also known as idiopathic infertility) is assigned. As per studies, the incidence of unexplained infertility in couples undergoing infertility tests ranges from 15% to 30%.* Patients diagnosed with unexplained infertility often move from pillar to post in the quest of finding a doctor, who will be able to provide a ‘magic cure’ to them. They opt for varied opinions and treatment options ranging from naturopaths to indigenous miracle cures that often compound the problem than solve it. Do not lose faith if your doctor has said that reasons for your infertility are unexplained. Here fertility experts from Gaudium help you understand all about unexplained infertility and ways to manage it. How did my doctor arrive at this diagnosis? A couple is said to have unexplained infertility if they are unable to conceive in spite of the

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November 2, 2015

Simple words, but they have the power to prevent innumerable fights, differences, tantrums that can wreak havoc in a relationship. Marriage is NOT a business arrangement.It’s a matter of chance but there are certain unwritten rules that define a relationship and have a bearing on the future of the relationship. You may have known your man for a decade before tying the knot but it is important to have the one crucial conversation with your man that will set the rules right at the beginning of parenthood. The advent of a child does make a husband wife relationship rocky as the mother has to cater to the little dictator leaving little time for the husband. So, it’s important that you do not take a unilateral decision in this regard, no matter how fiercely independent you are. If the time has come for you to walk over to the next level then, its time you test the waters and step into it carefully and get to know what he feels about the issue. If you have been married for a while and having regular sex with your partner without contraceptives and still not able to conceive, chances are you might need: IVF treatment. There are millions like you going through the same though process as infertility has become a global challenge across time-zones and geographies. Do not despair as your food habits or lifestyle may not have a role in it as infertility can be due to genetic, hereditar