Why some women find it hard to get pregnant

“When couples who are ready to start a family are unable to conceive despite extensive planning, multiple doctor’s visits and expensive treatments, it can be emotionally devastating." PHOTO | FILE

What you need to know:

  • Women who have unexplained infertility are nearly twice more likely to have higher levels of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH).
  • As symptoms of the disorder are often similar to those of other conditions, many people fail to take them seriously.
  • The only accurate way of identifying those with the condition is through a test known as a thyroid function test.

Sometimes women struggle with infertility problems whose cause cannot be explained.


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