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Anovulatory cycle: what it is and how to recognize it

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Anovulatory cycle is a much more common condition than you think. Let’s find out what it is, what are the symptoms to recognize and the possible remedies.

Anovulatory cycle means the failure of the ovary to release the egg in the period preceding ovulation . A condition that therefore leads to a cycle without ovulation and which, therefore, despite having menstruation is different from usual. Failure to ovulate can occur from time to time and for the most diverse reasons but it can also be chronic. When this happens the woman has many cycles with no ovulation.
A condition that is also called anovulation and which is very important to learn to recognize, especially if you are trying to become pregnant .

Anovulatory cycle: how to recognize it

During the anovulatory cycle, menstruation can still occur, suggesting that everything is proceeding as usual.

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Added to this is the fact that for the anovulatory cycle the symptoms are not always clear. Indeed, in many cases there may not be any. To understand if you are experiencing menstruation without ovulation, it is therefore important to focus on the symptoms of ovulation itself. For an anovulatory cycle the main characteristics are therefore:

Irregular cycles
– Absence of vaginal secretions
– Failure to increase the ph hormone just before ovulation

If you are faced with these symptoms and have doubts about your ovulation it is therefore advisable to consult with your doctor.

Causes and remedies for the anovulatory cycle

The biggest problem with ovulation failure is that without ovulation you cannot get pregnant. It is therefore very important to identify the problem in order to find the most suitable solution. Among the causes that can lead to failure to ovulate are usually polycystic ovary, too much physical activity, states of stress or anxiety, hormonal dysfunctions and taking medications. In fact, in most cases it is enough to change your lifestyle , type of diet and habits to find a solution.

If this does not happen and you are trying to become pregnant, your doctor will order a series of blood tests to better understand the situation and after which he will decide on a possible treatment.

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