Majority of the couples who visit us for infertility treatment are those that have already visited an infertility specialist and explored all the possible infertility treatment options except the very effective Homeopathy. Basically, the sheer number of people visiting us after their failed IVF treatment, makes me wonder about the surprisingly small percentage of positive results possible after IVF and inspite of this, a number of people opt for IVF treatment instead of a safe and sure Homeopathic treatment for Infertility.
A simple analysis of all the couples who have visited us for their infertility treatment in the last few years show that those diagnosed with unexplained infertility covers a marked 28 %.
So what is Unexplained Infertility?
Unexplained Infertility is said when the couple is trying to conceive a baby with an unprotected sexual relation for a year, and inspite of all the test results for husband & wife being normal, are not able to conceive.
It is unfortunate for these couples, as there is no known cause that can be pointed out towards there infertility issues. Usually a couple has gone through all of the testing available and everything comes back clear. This is good news, but can be so frustrating if you have not gotten pregnant yet. In the case of unexplained infertility it can be hard to figure out what to do next.
The other factors that can contribute towards infertility is
- Age of the female partner
- Stress – the modernity of lifestyle, late working hours and work pressures
- Psychological factors like anxiety, depression, mental disorders
There are many reasons why reaching specific infertility diagnoses can be difficult: one can never be sure that, even a well-documented diagnosis, represents the only cause of a couple’s infertility. Other contributing causes may be unknown to the treating physician or, when known, be part of so-called multifactorial infertility. The presumptive diagnosis of unexplained Infertility is reached when whatever diagnostic workup has been chosen reveals no obvious cause for a couple’s infertility. The didactic term unexplained Infertility, therefore, does not, as diagnostic terminology usually does, describe a specific clinical condition, characterized by specific diagnostic findings, but is used to define a negative, the absence of specific diagnostic findings. In other words, the diagnostic terminology of unexplained Infertility is not used to describe the presence of a medical condition, but a void—a negative. Negatives are, however, practically impossible to prove. To quote Carl Sagan: ‘Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence’.
Infertility in itself can become a reason for further issues of conceiving. The constant stress on sadness can trigger the hormones like prolactin to surge, it can cause abnormal regulation of the Luteinizing Hormones. The persistent depressed state of mind can also lead to disruption of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, and thyroid dysfunction.
Let us, for a moment, assume that unexplained Infertility, indeed, were to exist. Such a diagnosis should then only be reached if all appropriate diagnostic tests were performed and have failed to detect one or more presumed causes for a couple’s infertility. What represents ‘all’ appropriate diagnostic tests has, however, remained undefined, as the literature is quite unanimous in suggesting that there is no agreement as to what constitutes a complete infertility workup.
The principle causes of misdiagnoses
The four below-discussed medical conditions appear to contribute most often to the non-diagnosis of unexplained Infertility.
The prevalence of endometriosis in infertile females has remained controversial and has been reported to be as low as 5–10% and as high as 30–50%.Even in the hands of experienced laparoscopists, an accurate diagnosis can be difficult because the disease is often microscopic in nature and presents visually with a variety of atypical lesions.
The inaccuracy of HSG in defining normal tubal physiology and anatomy has been well established. Consensus exists that HSG is less accurate in detecting and evaluating tubal disease than laparoscopy, is especially poorly suited to assess distal tubal disease and peritubal disease.
Prematurely ageing ovaries
A number of investigators in recent years concluded that some women follow a premature ageing curve. The literature suggests that approximately 10% of women experience early menopause before age 45 years and 1% before age 40 years. These women can be assumed to have followed a premature ovarian ageing curve based on which they hit points of subfertility (age 31–32 years) and accelerated decline (age 37–38 years) early. In other words, these women would present with evidence of diminished fertility when nobody would expect such a decline, based on their age.
Subclinical autoimmune disease
There are controversies that still surround the possible association between abnormal autoimmune function and female infertility. The widely reported observation suggests that women with classical autoimmune diseases, even before they reach diagnosis (i.e. become clinically symptomatic)—in other words, at pre-clinical stages of their impending autoimmune diseases—already demonstrate decreased fecundity.
Homeopathy Treatment of Unexplained Infertility
Homeopathy medicines are potentised by a specific mechanism from the naturally available substances, which act at the organ level that is affected. A detailed case taking & analysis of the couple helps us to choose a customized medicines for the couple. We don’t target a particular disease, but the specific diseased organs to make them return to their normal working at the earliest. Like in the case of low sperm count, Homeopathic medicines act over the testis and the glands secreting the specific hormones, thus stimulating the process of sperm production. The Infertility treatment program from Welling Homeopathy has been very effective in the treatment of infertility that is unexplained by popular diagnostic tests.