New mothers in their 40’s are becoming more common. Falling pregnant in your 40’s is harder than in your 20’s,…
Visiting your doctor is the first port of call for most people when sick. Today the idea that “If my doctor can’t help me, then no-one can,” is standard for many people.
A low AMH diagnosis is a real blow for hopeful parents. Medical treatments to help these women are expensive with very low success rates. Current comprehension on the issue is poorly understood by both patients and doctors alike.
Most women diagnosed with low AMH levels are told to “do IVF straight away before it is too late.” Before 2010 most IVF centres would turn women away who wanted to use their own eggs. Donor eggs were the only way to go forward.
Hormone tests help determine treatments for fertility problems. The upper and lower limits of AMH and FSH hormone tests are not where your fertility falls off a cliff. Instead, these limits determine the probable outcome of medical treatment to work.
Too often we follow good advice from our doctors but don’t get the cure we are after. In today’s modern age we have a pill for every ill, but is that they way we should look after ourselves when something goes wrong?
There is a lot of argument about how to improve a man’s sperm. There are even more reasons why a man’s sperm goes wrong in the first place.
As a fertility specialist, I see many women who are fertile. These women seek treatment to promote their fertility because their partner is infertile. I am surprised and disappointed at the number of men who have fertility problems but won’t treat it.
AMH and FSH levels determine how well IVF drugs will grow good eggs. Women with high FSH and low AMH levels respond poorly to IVF drugs. They have the smallest chance of success with IVF. To date, no IVF hormone therapy has been able to lower FSH levels or raise AMH levels.