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Medicine For Anovulation
At your age: It is common, due to the ovaries not functioning properly, if you want pg you need to see a reprodcutive endocrinlogist( infert specailist asap) as u may not have much ovariamnfunction left and u will probably need shots to get preg. ...Read more
It depends: There is a wide variety of etiologies for anovulation. And the solution may not only depend on the etiology, but what exactly is the "problem" anovulation is causing. Is the problem heavy periods, irregular periods, absence of periods, endometrial hyperplasia, infertility, etc. It is best to seek gyn consultation for evaluation and proper management of anovulation. ...Read more
No periods: Ovulation is the necessary step to have a spontaneous menstrual period. Following normal ovulation the hormone Progesterone rises significantly for roughly 2 weeks; if no pregnancy occurs, Progesterone falls and a period begins. In anovulation menstruation cannot occur, so periods are irregular or absent altogether. The only reliable symptom suggestive of anovulation is missed periods. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For the past 9 months my wife is having anovulation, is this too bad what can be use to correct it and for how long ?
I presume: She already has been worked up by her gyn for the cause of anovulation. Check out these links and i hope these would provide u with valuable resourceful information to u. God bless u! http://infertility.about.com/od/causesofinfertility/a/anovulation.htm. http://natural-fertility-info.com/clomid-natural-alternatives-to-clomid.html. ...Read more
Terminology: Ovulation refers to the release of an oocyte (egg, ) usually around the mid-cycle, from a woman's ovary. Anovulation simply means the absence of ovulation, or not ovulating. There is a wide range of ovulatory dysfunction between these two extremes, involving ovulations that may be unpredictable, infrequent, and in other ways abnormal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stress response: Malnutrition, whether due to famine, intestinal disease, anorexia nervosa, or extreme dieting, is physically stressful to the body, and results in high levels of cortisol. High cortisol levels suppress the pituitary hormones that trigger ovulation. This is beneficial in the long run because it lowers birth rates in times of famine, and reduces the number of deaths from starvation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No evidence it helps: There is some scientific evidence that vitex agnus-castus (chaste tree berry) may help with pms symptoms and cyclic mastalgia (breast pain) but no studies showing that it helps women with ovulation disorders. If you aren't ovulating regularly and are trying to conceive the safety of vitex when you're pregnant is unknown, so you should stop it when you get a positive pregnancy test if you conceive. ...Read more
Is anovulation normal for a 27 year old women? And if that happens that means you can't get pregnant right?
Remedies for periods: Not having a period can be a sign of early pregnancy, thyroid disorders, hormonal imbalance such as pco, prolonged use of birth control, stress, too much exercise, anorexia etc. If you have spoken with your doctor and they say this is just one anovulation period, natural supplements that balance hormones are vitex , oil of primrose (better for progesterone). ...Read more
There are several...: Some natural therapies may work, depending on why someone is not ovulating. For example, if it's due to pcos, then weight loss may help (if overweight). Acupuncture has helped some of my patients.. If it's anovulation due to anorexia, being too thin, or exercising too much, then weight gain may help (along with decreasing exercise). I hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer