I was about to start my IVF cycle #4, but the bloodtest on day two has revealed a high FSH (17). Cut-off for IVF at my clinic is 15. Apparently I would not be responding to the stimulation medications. Just three months ago my FSH was 7. I am aware that my age is probably a factor (I'm turning 41 in August). However, I am hoping I'll be able to get the FSH down. This is my current plan
– keep taking DHEA
– my doctor has put me on Estrogen pills for 6 weeks
– going to see a Chinese Medicine specialist for acupuncture and herbs
Has anyone of you ever had this problem? Did you manage to get your FSH down? I was prepared for the rocky road of IVF, but now I'm devastated that I am not even able to start! Natural pregnancy is not an option, as we need ICSI due to sperm issues.