Ovulation Induction


Day by day increasing infertility issues in India has become a growing problem. Despite the fact that India is on the top among the most populated countries. Asia’s 3rd largest economy is facing a totally unexpected problem i.e. a decline in fertility rate. Studies show that in the past 5 years, there is a rise in infertility in India is approximately 20% to 30%.

A large number of women are suffering from infertility though it is not gendered specific. Both men and women are equally responsible for this complication. IVF (In vitro fertilization) is a method to treat infertility, by which an egg is fertilized with sperm outside the body, in vitro. A couple suffering from infertility have to visit in best IVF center in India from where they can get the solution.


Causes of infertility in women:

Ovulation problem: Hormonal imbalance, A tumor or cyst, thyroid gland problem, excess weight, irregular or brief menstrual cycle, Polycystic ovarian syndrome

Damage to the fallopian tube Endometriosis, pelvic inflammation, previous ectopic pregnancy

Older age Experts says that women have the quality and a large number of eggs during their 20s. The risk of miscarriage is higher in old age women (>35). The development and release of an ovum (Egg) from the ovaries is called ovulation and it is the most fertile period when there are high chances of women get pregnant.


Ovulation induction is the term used to describe the use of medication for the stimulation of normal ovulation in women who have healthy fallopian tubes. Ovaries develop a small follicle containing egg. This follicle will have grown into the 14 days from the last period, get matured and ovulated. During his survival period of 24 hrs, it moves to the fallopian tube and awaits fertilization by sperm. This is called a woman's fertile time.

Methods of ovulation induction:

Clomiphene citrate: Clomiphene increases the secretion of follicle stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone by triggering the pituitary gland. Follicle stimulating hormone is responsible for inducing ovulation in anovulated women. It should be the first line treatment for those with irregular or absent ovulation.

Aromatase inhibitors: Letrozole is the best aromatase inhibitor used as an alternative to clomiphene citrate for the ovulation induction.

Metformin: Metformin is used to treat women, having polycystic ovarian syndrome associated with insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia.

Laparoscopic ovarian drilling: Laparoscopic ovarian drilling by the laser is another method of ovulation induction in a woman with anovulatory infertility associated with the polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Ovulation induction with gonadotropins: Treatment with gonadotropins is useful in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome, resistant to clomophene citrate or failed to conceive with it.

As having a baby is the most exciting experience of a couple’s life, childlessness or infertility leads to physical and emotional stress to a couple's life. It also affects the relationship between the partners. By consulting with the right doctor at the right time can resolve your infertility problems up to some extent. If you are looking for the best IVF treatment in Delhi, then meet Dr. Vaishali Sharma, a successful infertility specialist with the sound knowledge of gynecology.


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