Following are the endocrine system disorders that affect the female reproductive system directly or indirectly.
Diabetes can have a prominent effect on reproduction in women right from the stage of conceiving and through the process. A diabetic woman should keep her sugar levels in check, as it can impede the process of conception with symptoms like urinary tract infections, sexual dysfunction, and PCOS. A woman with diabetes risks carrying a bigger baby, and hence she might need to undergo a cesarean operation. Few women acquire diabetes during their pregnancy period, which is called gestational diabetes.
It involves factors such as irregular menstrual cycles, which either do not start in the first place or stop for six months at a stretch. Improperly developed genital organs, hormonal imbalances, sudden weight loss, or obesity are responsible for this condition.