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Epidemiology of female infertility; a review of literature

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(2013) Epidemiology of female infertility; a review of literature. Biosciences Biotechnology Research Asia. pp. 559-567. ISSN 09731245 (ISSN)

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The prevalence of infertility is varies worldwide ranging from 3 to 7. The consequences of infertility are societal repercussions, personal suffering, psychological effects, clinical depression and sexual dysfunction. Therefore, the aim of the present study was a systematic review of the literature to determine the main risk factors of female infertility. MEDLINE, EMBASE and Cochrane Database were searched from 1980-2013. Information about study objectives, participants and type of study were searched systematically with extensive key words to optimize the sensitivity of data collection. Eighty-two published articles were included in the overall review. Ovarian factors, tubal and peritoneal factors, anomalies, advanced ages (over 35 years), hormonal disorders, habits, genetic factors, medical conditions and life style are the main causes of infertility in women. Changes of lifestyle, identifying and controlling chronic diseases, rapid and suitable treatments for sexually transmitted diseases can increase the chance of women fertility process.

Item Type: Article
Direkvand-Moghadam, A.UNSPECIFIED
Keywords: Female infertility Risk factors Systematic review prolactin aging article body weight chlamydiasis Cochrane Library diabetes mellitus Embase emotional stress endocrine disease endometriosis exercise gonorrhea heredity human hypophysis disease hypothalamus disease information retrieval lifestyle Medline Mycoplasma hominis infection neoplasm occupation ovary disease ovary polycystic disease pelvic inflammatory disease premature ovarian failure prevalence prolactin blood level risk factor smoking thyroid disease Ureaplasma infection urogenital tuberculosis uterine cervix disease uterine tube occlusion uterus malformation
Page Range: pp. 559-567
Journal or Publication Title: Biosciences Biotechnology Research Asia
Journal Index: Scopus
Volume: 10
Number: 2
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ISSN: 09731245 (ISSN)
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی

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