DHEA and IVF treatment

I tried IVF twice but had three eggs and poor quality zygotes hence failed. I was told I have very low OR. Can I be a candidate for DHEA if I go private in the UK?

Our Expert's Answer

This information was published 7 years ago and was correct at the time of publication. It may not reflect our current practices or regulations.

Please note that all the answers we give are on a generic basis only, as we cannot provide more in-depth answers without access to your medical history. If you need a more detailed response, tailored to you, we would recommend a consultation with one of our Fertility Specialists for more comprehensive medical advice.

A patient’s age, AMH level and previous IVF success are all key factors to predict the success with IVF. Studies have shown that DHEA can improve egg number and quality and therefore increase the chance of a pregnancy with IVF. You can read more about this on our website - http://www.manchesterfertility.com/patients/page/poor-ovarian-reserve-dhea.