It is a treatment in which medications are given to triggers the ovum. If any woman is not ovulating by herself then ovulation induction may be required. The common causes of failure to ovulate are stress, weight fluctuations and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). Rest causes may include disorders of the pituitary gland, thyroid gland, and raised prolactin levels. In some cases, the failure of ovulation is due to ovarian failure. This might occur following treatment for cancer or maybe the start of the menopause – premature ovarian failure. Ultrasound scans (follicle tracking) and hormone assessments may help to identify the fertile time of the month and so improve the chances of natural conception.
- Women over 38 years of age. - Women with blocked tubes or severe tubal damage. Read More