Amenorrhea – absence of menstruation. Moreover, this diagnosis can be made only in the absence of regular menstrual periods for 6 months. In medical practice there are several types of amenorrhea. The effectiveness of the treatment in each case and will affect the ability to conceive and give birth to a healthy baby. How to get pregnant with amenorrhea?
In the first place should be fully examined, to determine the type and severity of amenorrhea, as well as the reasons that caused it. A woman definitely will need to pass PAP smear, urine and blood to determine hormone levels and if need be, an x-ray of the Sella. In primary amenorrhea, which is accompanied by absence of menstruation in pubescent girls, is a surgical procedure to eliminate obstacles occurring menstruation. If necessary, prescribed hormonal therapy and a special diet for building muscle and adipose tissue and stimulate menstruation.
Secondary amenorrhea, in which menstruation the woman had, but for some reason was missing, the woman is invited to be examined by an endocrinologist, nutritionist and neuropsychiatrist. Perhaps the amenorrhea was caused by stress, or excessive physical and emotional stress. In this case it is important to develop new, healthful and optimal mode of life: to adjust the power and load, eliminate stress, get plenty of sleep. Only after the establishment of the menstrual cycle may become pregnant.
If pituitary dysfunction is diagnosed, then the patient will be given hormone therapy estrogen-progestin drugs. The same treatment is carried out and the syndrome of polycystic ovaries. Women with amenorrhea of ovarian origin can be conducted to stimulate ovulation, but only in the presence of eggs. In the absence of positive results of the decision about in vitro fertilization. The preparation includes taking hormones to produce artificial menstrual cycle. If a woman is going to be revealed pathology of the adrenal cortex, and hyperplasia or tumor will need treatment in endocrinology hospital.
When false amenorrhea hormonal system of women is working fine, but the fetus usually cannot develop due to the fact that the uterus has adhesions or any other obstacles. Or the woman has problems with the implementation of a fertilized egg into the altered wall of the uterus. In such a situation, the doctor raises the question of surgical intervention, which involves the dissection of adhesions by hysteroscope or uterine cavity curettage. Addressing the root cause of amenorrhea and adjusting the menstrual cycle, you can start planning a pregnancy.