Ovulation Induction & Infertility in Laguna Hills, Orange County CA
Ovulation is a critical topic in female fertility. Ovulation must occur before conception or pregnancy happens. Women who have irregular or absent ovulation (anovulation) find it difficult to conceive. But with ovulation induction, their chances of getting pregnant and having a healthy baby is enhanced.
What is Ovulation Induction?
Ovulation induction refers to the process of using medications to stimulate ovulation in women. It is a very important procedure that will allow women who have problems with ovulation to have eggs released from the ovary in readiness for fertilization and conception.
Ovulation induction uses what is called hormonal therapy to stimulate egg development and release. Hormonal therapy is another name for the medications that can trigger hormones. In ovulation induction, the medications used are those that can trigger the hormones responsible for ovulation.
Medications Used for Ovulation Induction
There are different hormone-based medications used for ovulation induction. The choice of medication will depend on your specific condition. Fertility experts consider several important factors in deciding the right medication for a patient, but the commonest medications used in ovulation therapy include:
- Clomiphene citrate
- Aromatase inhibitors
- Insulin-sensitive agents
Benefits of Ovulation Induction
The primary benefit of ovulation induction is its effectiveness in causing maturation and release of eggs from the ovary. The treatment can be enough for many women to get pregnant. The specific benefits include:
- It is an affordable fertility treatment
- It is a non-invasive treatment
- It works with other fertility treatments to yield favorable results.
Who is a Good Candidate for Ovulation Induction?
Any woman dealing with absent or infrequent ovulation can benefit from ovulation induction. The treatment is specifically for patients who are finding it difficult to conceive because of problems with ovulation. It is consider an effective treatment for ovulation-interrupting disorders like PCOS. The treatment can be used in conjunction with in vitro fertilization (IVF).
Get Ovulation Induction Treatment Now
Do you think you are a good candidate for ovulation induction? Contact us for an appointment with our fertility specialist, Dr. Banafsheh Kashani.