Advertisement

How common are ovulation problems?

About 6.7 percent of married American women under age 45 have difficulty getting or staying pregnant. For many of these women, failure to ovulate is the cause of their infertility. Ovulation problems are more common among women who are very overweight or very underweight, have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), or who have diabetes.

Continue Learning about Women's Health

White Women's Life Expectancy Drops
White Women's Life Expectancy Drops
For decades, Americans’ life expectancy has been trending steadily upward. But among whites, at least, that progress appears to have stalled—and may b...
Read More
Is there a cure for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)?
HealthyWomenHealthyWomen
There is no cure for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Healthcare providers can usually address the ...
More Answers
7 Reasons You Miss Your Period (Without Being Pregnant)
7 Reasons You Miss Your Period (Without Being Pregnant)7 Reasons You Miss Your Period (Without Being Pregnant)7 Reasons You Miss Your Period (Without Being Pregnant)7 Reasons You Miss Your Period (Without Being Pregnant)
Skipping a menstrual cycle doesn’t always mean you’re expecting. 
Start Slideshow
What Is the Recovery Time for Single-Site Robotic Hysterectomy?
What Is the Recovery Time for Single-Site Robotic Hysterectomy?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.