Infertility Treatment in Eugene, OR
Are you having difficulty having a baby? You are not alone. If you are facing infertility, Dr. Richard Beyerlein MD, CPI, FACOG, and Tamara A. Stenshoel, MD are here to help you get pregnant by providing safe and efficient treatment. Given the range of potential causes and treatment options for infertility, how it will be treated will vary for each patient. This may involve medication, surgical intervention, IUI, and other options such as health and lifestyle changes and interventions. Infertility treatment is available at Pacific Women’s Center. To learn more about the treatment, contact us or book an appointment online. We are conveniently located at 911 Country Club Rd. Suite A-222, Eugene, OR 97401.
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Female infertility can stem from various factors, often making it challenging to pinpoint a singular cause, and sometimes, the exact origin remains elusive. Infertility may arise due to issues related to the woman, the man, or a combination of both, further complicating the diagnostic process.
Among the most prevalent causes of female infertility are ovulation disorders, which can disrupt the critical process of egg release from the ovary for potential fertilization. These disorders can be attributed to a multitude of underlying factors, including hormonal imbalances, a history of eating disorders, stress, thyroid conditions, substance use, and other contributing factors.
Problems associated with the quantity and quality of eggs also represent potential causes of infertility. In some instances, eggs may possess an incorrect number of chromosomes, rendering them incapable of successful fertilization or healthy fetal development.
Infertility can result from damaged or obstructed fallopian tubes, which hinder the journey of sperm to meet the egg or obstruct the passage of a fertilized egg into the uterus. Such tubal issues can significantly impair the chances of successful conception.
Uterine issues, such as the formation of polyps and fibroids, can also introduce complications that contribute to infertility problems.
The type of fertility treatment prescribed is dependent on several factors, including the underlying cause of infertility, the duration of infertility, and the ages of both partners. Fertility treatments are designed to enhance the likelihood of successful fertilization, where sperm cells penetrate an egg, followed by implantation within the uterus. These treatments encompass various approaches, often involving medication, surgery, or a combination of both.
Medications can play a significant role in addressing infertility, particularly when the root cause is related to ovulation difficulties. Intrauterine insemination (IUI) represents another form of fertility treatment, involving the direct placement of healthy sperm into the uterus.
IUI is particularly beneficial when sperm-related issues or cervical problems hinder the natural process of sperm reaching and fertilizing the egg. Additionally, certain uterine conditions contributing to infertility may be treatable with surgical intervention.
The signs of infertility in women can be as varied as the potential causes themselves. The ability to conceive relies on several crucial factors within the reproductive system, and any disruptions or issues may be indicative of fertility problems.
One potential sign of infertility is pain experienced during sexual intercourse. This discomfort may signify underlying health concerns that can influence a woman’s fertility. Irregularities in the menstrual cycle can also be a sign of problems.
These irregularities may manifest as unpredictable or unusually heavy or light menstrual bleeding. Such irregularities can hint at an underlying condition that could potentially lead to fertility issues.
Hormonal fluctuations can play a significant role in fertility problems. Abrupt changes in hormone levels may result in various symptoms, including sudden weight fluctuations, the onset of acne, a reduced sex drive, and more. These hormonal changes can serve as warning signs, suggesting potential fertility-related challenges that should be addressed.
Given the range of potential causes and treatment options for infertility, how it will be treated will vary for each patient. Attempting to get pregnant is a very personal process and for this reason the experts at Pacific Women’s Center will work with patients to determine a custom treatment plan tailored to their specific needs.
This may involve medication, surgical intervention, IUI, and other options such as health and lifestyle changes and interventions. Some women respond well and promptly to treatment while others may need to try a series of different options.
Infertility treatment is available at Pacific Women’s Center. To learn more about the treatment, contact us or book an appointment online. We are conveniently located at 911 Country Club Rd. Suite A-222, Eugene, OR 97401. We serve patients from Eugene OR, Coburg OR, Springfield OR, Irving OR, Goshen OR, Cresswell OR, and surrounding areas.
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