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How Hormonal Imbalance Affect Fertility In Men and Women

Hormonal imbalance is a major problem to Men and Women and this causes infertility issues or affect fertility one way or the other in men and women.

Hormonal imbalance can be referred to as an incorrect quantity of one or more hormones in the bloodstream of humans. Irregular balance of the hormones associated with reproductive health in one or both partners can make conception and pregnancy so difficult.

Hormonal imbalances happen to be the leading cause of infertility in women and in most men, but are easily treatable with lifestyle changes and some good medications.

It should be noted that, the proper balance of hormones is vital for efficient reproductive cycles such as the ovulation process in women and the overall system of conception.

Hormonal imbalances are the leading cause of infertility in women.Disorders, like polycystic ovary syndrome and anovulation, can be the result of a hormone imbalance in women.

Men are also not left out because they may also experience hormonal disorders that affect their fertility, causing low testosterone levels in them.

How do hormones affect fertility?

Hormones play a distinguish role in female reproduction, particularly those hormones that are controlling the menstrual cycle or flow.

In order for a pregnancy to occur, hormones in the body must signal and regulate the growth of an egg within an ovary, the release of the newly formed egg into the fallopian tube and the thickening of the uterine lining for implantation.

If the newly released egg is fertilized by sperm (the development of sperm is also regulated by hormones within the male body), the resulting embryo will then travel to the uterus for implantation.

Any form of absence or irregular quantity of one or more hormones can delay or prevent any of the above processes from occurring, making pregnancy difficult to achieve.

Symptoms of hormonal imbalance

Women may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

1. Experiencing an absent or irregular periods

2. Spotting between periods.

3. Experiencing heavy or painful periods.

4. Increased hair growth on the face, neck, chest, and back.

5. Unexplained weight gain

6. Constipation and diarrhea.

Men experience symptoms such as:

1. Experiencing erectile dysfunction.

2. Causing Low sperm count.

3. Causing reduced body hair growth.

4. Causing breast tenderness and overdevelopment of breast tissue.

5. Thinning hair or male pattern hair loss.

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