Infertility - Female Infertility - Ovulatory Disorders
Endometriosis | Ovulatory Disorders
These occur when the FSH, LH and estrogen hormones are not produced at the right time, in the right order and in the right amount. An imbalance in any of these prevents the mature egg from being released from the ovary, thereby causing infertility. The three types of ovulation disorders are:
This is a condition when a woman does not ovulate at all.
Luteal Phase defect
is a condition where there is a mature egg, but it does not attach itself to the uterus, thus preventing pregnancy. This is due to a deficiency in the production of a hormone (progesterone which is needed to build the uterine lining for implantation)
is when the production of progesterone occurs prematurely and thus interferes in maturity and fertilization of the egg