in mummypages.ie, December 2016
Link to full article – http://www.mummypages.ie/unexplained-infertility
Unexplained infertility is also referred to as idiopathic infertility. Another way to explain it is that the diagnostic testing we have available will only identify the major reasons why a couple may have a difficult time getting pregnant. They certainly cannot identify all the reasons, especially when infertility can be caused by other systems in the body, like being pre-diabetic or having high, unstable insulin levels.
If the Fallopian Tubes are blocked or there is no sperm, these are obvious major obstacles to becoming pregnant and can be identified more easily.
It is almost like limbo for a lot of couples. It now appears that one in three diagnoses result in an ‘unexplained’ outcome. According to Dr. Nobert Gleicher of the Centre for Human Reproduction USA, there are generally three main overlooked explanations for unexplained infertility: