Acta Scientific Women's Health (ASWH)(ISSN: 2582-3205)

Review Article Volume 4 Issue 8

Issues with Conception Among Women: A Narrative Review

Maanasa R* and Srinivas G

Department of Epidemiology, The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, India

*Corresponding Author: Maanasa R, Department of Epidemiology, The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, India.

Received: April 22, 2022; Published: July 11, 2022


Background: Infertility is a universal barrier affecting people around the world especially women from conception. Globally 48 million couples suffer from getting conceived (WHO 2021) and the global burden of infertility among reproductive-aged couples account for 15% in 2021. The causes of infertility and its significance vary depending on the geographical condition and socio-economic factors around the world. Since fertility rates have been declining for the past 5 decades, factors determining infertility, especially among women, are aimed to be identified and awareness against them to be raised for immediate action.

Method: A literature search was performed in various databases like PubMed, Cochrane, Web of Science, and the resulting articles were then reviewed for analysis. The keywords used were “Infertility determinants among women” AND “Risk factors of female infertility” AND “Factors causing infertility among women in India” OR “Female Infertility in India”.

Results: Several socio-demographic lifestyle associated factors like age, educational level, economic status contributed to a majority of cases followed by reproductive health and psychological factors like depression and stress were involved. Hormonal disorders and gynaecological diseases were other factors found to be associated with infertility.

Conclusion: Increased BMI, irregular menstrual patterns, and psychological issues like depression were the key issues in determining infertility among women and thus emphasize the need to understand and maintain their health.

Keywords: Infertility; Risk Factors; Lifestyle; Hormonal Disorders; Treatment; Prevention


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Citation: Maanasa R and Srinivas G. “Issues with Conception Among Women: A Narrative Review". Acta Scientific Women's Health 4.8 (2022): 21-26.


Copyright: © 2022 Maanasa R and Srinivas G. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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