Low AMH is not the end to your fertility; it is a problem to overcome. Low AMH levels are a big problem for IVF…they don’t have to be your problem too. Here are 10 low AMH facts you should know right now.
1. “Do IVF before it is too late” is bad advice.
Effective treatments to circumvent low AMH levels do not exist in IVF. It is beyond the scope of IVF to grow great quality eggs with low AMH levels. Costs are the highest and success rates the lowest. 2% – 8% of a baby per cycle is the best odds IVF can offer. The lower the AMH levels the lower the success rates are.
2. Low AMH is not the end of your fertility.
You could still have your baby. AMH levels determine the effectiveness of IVF drugs to stimulate your ovaries. The upper and lower limits of hormone tests define what Modern Medicine can do, not what is possible or impossible elsewhere. Ovance & RPM, the low AMH combination, solve low AMH levels and restores fertility to your eggs once again. Use the Ovance & RPM Combination for the right amount of time to improve ovarian function and restore fertility to your eggs.
3. A donor egg is not the only way to get pregnant.
In some instances this is true. The highest success rates of IVF are from using donor eggs of younger women. If you are out of options, a donor egg can work. For many, there is still hope.
There is a point where any treatment is unlikely to work. If your FSH levels exceed 20 IU/L on day 3 of your menstrual cycle IVF or pharmaceutical hormone replacement therapies will not be effective nor create a pregnancy.
Optimal levels of AMH are 1.69 ng/ml or 14 pmol/l (taken any time of the month) and FSH under 11.5 IU/L on day 3 of the menstrual cycle. See here
4. Normal AMH levels are not necessary for natural pregnancy.
“Good” AMH levels mean that IVF ovarian stimulating drugs will mature 5 or more eggs for harvesting during a cycle. It does not mean you cannot fall pregnant naturally with levels lower than this.
Most women only need 1.1 ng/ml or 5.0 pmol/l and above to fall pregnant. AMH scores of 0.2 ng/ml (0.02 pmol/l) are extremely low. FSH levels above 40 IU/L are very high.
The Ovance & RPM Combination can provide benefits within these ranges.
Diet and lifestyle changes will improve your overall health and well-being, but may not have sufficient influence on egg quality or pregnancy: this is where treatment is required.
5. Your Doctor or ObGyn is limited in their recommendations.
When modern medicine fails to solve the problems of their patients, it is usually up to the patient to find the answers. Rules bind doctors to whom they can refer patients when they can no longer help.
Your doctor is most likely unaware of the capabilities of treatments outside of Modern Medicine.
Asking your doctor’s opinion on something they have no experience or training in will not give you an informed answer. Seeking health professionals outside of the medical system can create the results you want.
6. AMH underscores the ability of your ovaries to grow fertilizable eggs.
AMH begins the life cycle of your eggs. Without sufficient AMH levels, growing good eggs is like trying to grow a plant without sun. It fails to thrive.
7. ”Low Ovarian Reserve” and “Diminished Ovarian Reserve” do not mean you are running out of eggs.
Low Ovarian Reserve describes how many eggs you are naturally growing in each ovary.
Less than 10 eggs per ovary is a sign that the ovaries are not growing eggs as they should.
Diminished Ovarian Reserve is the term used when a woman grows five or less eggs for harvesting after IVF ovarian stimulating drugs. Both of these terms can be associated with low AMH levels.
Most women entering menopause still have 1000 primordial eggs within their ovaries.
8. You don’t decide if you get pregnant, your body does.
Does your body have a hard time keeping up with you?
Do you wake up tired every morning, wishing just to stay in bed? Stressed out, strung out, wrung out?
Not enough hours in the day? It takes an enormous amount of energy to grow a baby.
It is the greatest strain your body is likely to undergo. It knows this.
If your body struggles to keep up with the daily demands placed on it: it probably does not have enough energy to grow a baby. Growing a baby for you under these conditions is too much.
9. There can be simple answers to improving your fertility.
Problems with our health generally mean there are problems in our life, and our bodies are not coping.
We generally get away with a poor diet and lifestyle while we are young. A woman’s menstrual health can be a great indicator for her fertile health. Menstruation problems such as hormone imbalance, PCOS, painful, irregular or absent periods are all a sign that things are not right. Have a look at what is going on in your life. See what you can improve.
10. Be smart about what you do next.
Most women are years into trying for a baby before a low AMH diagnosis is made. Maternal instincts are strong and desperation can be high. Throwing money at IVF yields poor results. Use real-world solutions to solve low AMH problems. Falling pregnant is not just about low AMH. Improving your health and well-being may be a necessary adjustment in your life, and unlock the key to finally falling pregnant.