Genetic Causes of Female Infertility: Understanding the Role of Genetics in Fertility Issues

1. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

Menstrual irregularities and ovarian cysts can be caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. A woman with PCOS may find it difficult to conceive.

2. Turner Syndrome

Turner syndrome is a genetic disorder in which a female is born with only one fully functional X chromosome rather than two. This can result in underdeveloped ovaries and infertility.

3. Premature Ovarian Failure (POF)

Before the age of 40, POF is a condition when a woman's ovaries stop functioning normally. It can be caused by genetic factors such as X chromosome abnormalities, genetic mutations and autoimmune disorders.

4. Fragile X Syndrome

Females with Fragile X Syndrome may suffer from intellectual disability and physical abnormalities. It can also affect ovarian function and result in infertility in Women.

5. Gonadal Dysgenesis

Infertility is caused by a disorder known as gonadal dysgenesis, in which the ovaries do not develop properly. Genetic disorders such as Turner syndrome can cause it.

6. Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)

Genetic disorders affecting the adrenal glands, Such as CAH, are associated with infertility due to imbalance hormones.

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