Three causes of infertility in women
Infertility is a major problem that troubles many fresh couples. It has led to several physical and emotional trauma in many homes. The most unfortunate aspect of the problem is that, in many societies, the woman is usually the victim of blames. Most ignorant people believe that, when a woman doesn't get pregnant, the problem definitely comes from her. Lack of education has also made several women to accept this stigma as their crosses.

It is pertinent to note that some cases of bareness are caused by infertility, which is not always the fault of the woman. This is why it is important to warn that whenever there is difficulty in conception between any couple, both the man and the woman should be subjected to medical screening. However, there are some cases in which infertility emanates from the woman. Below are some of the reasons why some women suffer from infertility.

Damage to the fallopian tubes
The fallopian tubes carry the eggs from the ovaries to the uterus. A damage to these tubes can prevent contact between the egg and the sperm. Causes of fallopian tube damage include pelvic infections, pelvic surgeries, endometriosis, etc.

Cervical Problems
Some women have cervical conditions in which sperm are unable to pass through the cervical canal. It could be caused by earlier cervical surgery or abnormal mucus production. It can be treated with intrauterine insemination.

Uterine Problem
The presence of polyps and fibriods in the uterus can also cause infertility. There are several other causes of infertility in women, such as hormonal issues and age. After the age of 30, a woman's chances of getting pregnant decreases by 3 to 5 percent per year. It becomes more perceptible after the age of 40. There is also the Unexplained Infertility, which is a situation in which current medical methods cannot reveal the cause of an infertility case. 

No matter the case you suffer from, never hesitate to see your doctor!

Toyin Adekola

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