7 Warning Signs Of Infertility In Women

Posted by Muk Khatri in Health and Fitness

Around 15 to 20 percent of couples trying to conceive facing trouble with infertility. We discuss the seven major signs which are a definite indicator of infertility in women.


#1 Irregular Periods

Irregular periods are an indication of distorted ovulation. If your periods do not follow the stipulated 21 or 35 days cycle, you need to be worry. This can be related to hormone issues, or to polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Both of these can contribute to infertility. This could be a a notice sign that the reproductive system has gotten out of track. There are medicines to cure this condition. If you want to get pregnant in the future, treat it now.


#2 Periods Stopped Suddenly

Your periods in such a situation shouldn’t normally stop. Stopped periods mean no ovulation. Factors like stress or heavy workouts can cause your period to temporarily disappear. But if you haven’t had a period in months, it’s time to get your fertility checked. Immediately consult your gynecologist, and start on the requisite medication. Of course, there is treatment for stopped periods.


#3 Heavy Periods

If your periods lasts more than 3 to 7 days and have very heavy flow then there could be an underlying problem. Heavy periods are an indicator of no ovulation. Most women experience cramps with their heavy periods. Notice this trend in your periods for a few months. If they are consistently heavy, you need to see your doctor at once.


#4 Pain During Sex

Either your periods are very painful. Or you experience pain every time you have an intercourse. These can be veritable signs of infertility in women. It could be related to hormone issues. Stats show that about 7 billion women in the USA suffer from this condition. Hence observe your body and don’t feel shy to talk to your doctor.

#5 Growth Of Unwanted Hairs On Face

All women who have unwanted dark hair growing on the face, chest or back should undergo testing for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) a common condition that contributes to infertility. There are several factors responsible for PCOS such as the overproduction of the male sex hormone, androgen, genetic conditions among others. But PCOS are among the important signs of infertility in women. So without losing time get yourself checked.

#6 Losing Excessive Hair On A Daily Basis

Signs of hormone disturbance in women could indicate potential issues with fertility. Talk to your doctor if you experience thinning hair. An unchecked thyroid could also be a reason for hair thinning or hair loss. Fix an appointment with your gynecologist, for it is going to affect your chances of getting pregnant in the future.


#7 Poor Sex Drive

Either you are having extremely painful sex or you have genuinely lost interest in sex. Both are conditions of infertility. Stress, depression can often be the cause of a poor sex drive. If you are not going to have natural, healthy sex, you are not going to conceive your baby. Be informed, you need to consult your doctor about this. There are superb treatments to get it back up and running.