Anovulation and Infertility
by Physician Sheryl Tay
20 November 2023
Ovulation is the release of an egg from the ovaries. An anovulatory cycle, also known as anovulation, refers to the lack of ovulation or absent ovulation. Although it is uncommon, there are individuals with an anovulatory cycle who do not experience ovulation, they may still experience bleeding on an almost normal schedule due to changes in hormone levels.
Causes for Anovulation:
Signs and symptoms of anovulation:
Anovulation and infertility:
Herbal Medication may be prescribed by a TCM practitioner to address underlying imbalances that contribute to anovulation. These herbal formulas are tailored to the individual's specific pattern of symptoms and may include herbs that help improve ovarian function to aid in ovulation, thereby regulating the menstrual cycle and supporting fertility.
Acupuncture can help to improve the blood supply and circulation to the ovaries and reproductive organs to support egg growth, hence regulate the menstrual cycle and promote fertility.
Anovulation is a condition that can affect many women, especially those who are trying to conceive. Speak to a physician to know more about how we can help manage your menstrual cycles and to overcome infertility due to anovulation.