Having to deal with the issue of infertility is a topic that most young couples do not want to experience or talk about even to their close relatives. However, in recent decades, there has been a considerable increase in the number of young couples having to cope with infertility issues in many countries. The principal causes of infertility are stress, increase in environmental pollution, unhealthy diet, lack of exercise, age, alcohol consumption, smoking and reduction in sperm production in men. Fortunately, for such infertile couples, the silver lining in this grey cloud is the chance that an appropriate fertility treatment can help such infertile couples increase their probability of conceiving a child and experiencing the joys of parenthood. However, such infertile couples need to consider the fact that there are different causes for infertility and a competent fertility expert needs to examine these causes before he/she can recommend an appropriate fertility treatment.
Dr. Kwang Yul Cha, a prominent infertility specialist in America and founder of Cha Fertility Centre and the CHA IVF program emphasizes that just as there are diverse reasons for the causes of infertility in men and women, the treatments for the cure of infertility are also different. Any fertility treatment involves the infertile couple having to undergo a comprehensive medical examination, which a competent fertility specialist conducts along with having to disclose intimate information relating to the couple’s personal life. A competent fertility expert can only suggest the appropriate treatment for the couple’s infertility after a thorough diagnosis of their condition. Moreover, the diagnosis involves examination of the patient’s nether region, which is why it is important for the infertile couple to visit a fertility specialist with whom they feel comfortable discussing the issue and understands their condition.
This reputed fertility expert also explains that contrary to popular belief that infertility generally occurs in females, low sperm production in men is also an important cause for infertility in men. Moreover, the quality of the sperm and incorrect composition of the sperm only aggravates infertility in men. Inhaling environmental toxins, smoking, consuming alcohol and drugs result in low production of quality sperms in men.
He also says that in many cases, the reason for infertility in both men and women are due to psychological reasons rather than physiological reasons, as there is an inherent relationship between the state of the patients’ minds and their bodily functions. There are times when negative emotions cause imbalances in the secretion of hormones in both men and women. In such a situation, it may be necessary for the infertile couple to undergo psychological therapy and counseling along with the treatment of infertility like the CHA IVF
According to Dr. Kwang Yul Cha, it is essential for the infertile couple to consider the qualification, expertise and experience of the fertility expertise attending them. The number of successful pregnancies of infertile women is an indication of the success rate of the fertility treatments that a competent fertility expert conducts. Moreover, it is also important for such infertile couples to meet the couples who have been able to conceive a child because the fertility expert’s treatments and allow them to recall their experiences with the expert.