Can eggs be reproduced in women after fertility age? 

In conventional thought processes, women have a biological age limit for fertility which is the period between the early 20s to 50s or before menopause occurs. After menopause women stop releasing eggs from their ovaries. But most of the women after their mid-40s facing the problem to become pregnant as ovulation becomes irregular and menopause comes sooner.

Egg production in elder woman

After menopause female fertility age ends. But a medical report published in NewScientist said that menopause cannot end female fertility age as the medical team claimed that rejuvenation of ovaries possible which can release fertility eggs.

The medical technique can restart the menstrual cycle after a five years gap of menstruated women. Therefore, the advanced medical technique may act as a fertility booster for older women, women who have early menopause to get the chance to become pregnant and can cease detrimental health effects that occur after menopausal age.

On one hand, this medical advance brings hope to menopausal women to reproduce their egg even after their menopause arises and they can use their own genetic material to become pregnant. However, this medical procedure arises ethical questions regarding the upper age limit of female fertility.

The medical team conducted a blood treatment to turn back the fertility clock for women who have experienced early menopause. In this blood treatment, Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is collected from the patient’s blood through a centrifugation process to isolate the growth factors. The isolated molecules trigger tissue growth and blood vessels. This process is already established to repair the bones and muscle damage. Experts suggested that this treatment stimulates tissue regeneration. However, the exact efficacy of this treatment is undecided.

A Greece medical expert team used PRP to rejuvenate older ovaries. Research studies reported that PRP injection restarts the menstrual cycle after years in menopausal women. Furthermore, three eggs were collected from a woman after PRP injection and fertilized with her partner’s sperm to produce an embryo. Then the team cryopreserved the embryo and wait to generate another three embryos before implanting them into her uterus.

Reference

https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg23130833-100-menopause-reversal-restores-periods-and-produces-fertil e-eggs/

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