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Raising Infertility rates among Delhi women

Raising Infertility rates among Delhi women


In metro cities like Delhi, Infertility is growing at an alarming pace. A study conducted by the Metropolis Healthcare, a private pathology specialist, in Delhi stated that among 7194 samples they have taken, 3193 cases are diagnosed as low infertility or a very low infertility index. There are many conditions which hinder the couples to have baby through a biological process like PCOS, pelvic diseases, STD and endometriosis affect fertility.

In that study, the centre conducted anti Mullerian hormone (AMH) test to determine the reserves of the ovaries. Nearly 45 percent of women who underwent this test are diagnosed as extremely low or low levels of infertility. Among those diagnosed women, 55 percent women are in the age group of 30-35 years are reported with extremely low levels. 30 percent of the women in the age group 25-30 years are reported with low levels or extremely low levels of ovarian reserves.

The metropolis head of the laboratory, Delhi Geetha Chopra stated that many women are marrying lately and they are taking three to five year gap for children after marriage. It is very important to understand their ovarian reserves before taking any kind of decision about children and before using any contraceptive pills. Low levels of AMH results and predicts the occurrence of menopause. The eminent levels are observed in the patients with PCOS, which is a major reason for 70 percent of the infertility issues in women. The study shows that approximately 40 percent of patients with diabetes and glucose intolerance in the age group of 20-30 have PCOS.

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