Follicle-stimulating hormone and infertility

Follicle-stimulating hormone and infertility

22:16 10th March 2016 | Fertility Evaluation

Natural Conception Pelvic Scan Uterus Cervix Ovaries Vagina Blood Tests FSH LH Artificial Stimulation Ovarian Follicles Oestrogen Progesterone Menstrual Cycle Pituitary Gland Fertilisation Contraceptive Device Medical Disorders Sex Dependent Hormone Tumours Ovarian Cysts Ovarian Hyper Stimulation

When investigating infertility, one of the first objectives is to determine whether the patient can conceive naturally or not. The basic tests to determine this ability to conceive naturally include a pelvic scan to check the uterus, cervix, ovaries and vagina, and blood tests to check the levels of the follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and Luteinezing hormone (LH). http://www.thebridgeclinic.com/Treatments/FertilitySure

FSH is one o...

More Factors Affecting IVF Treatment Outcome

04:05 9th October 2013 | IVF Treatment Factors

Treatment Outcome Factors Fibroids Infertility Hysteroscopy Uterine Fibroids Oestrogen Cesarean Delivery Hydrosalpinx Blocked Fallopian Tube

In the previous article, I started discussing factors affecting treatment outcome. This article concludes the first and discusses the remaining factors i.e. Fibroids, Fibroids and Infertility and Hydrosalpinx.

Fibroids
Fibroids are tumours that grow from the muscle tissue in the uterus. They are the most common kind of growths of the uterus and are generally benign, that is they are not cancerous . A woman may have just one fibroid o...

Diagnosing Ovulatory Abnormalities

04:41 15th July 2013 | Ovulatory Disorders

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Ultrasound Examination Ovulatory Abnormalities FSH LH Menstrual Cycle Oestrogen Progesterone Ovarian Axis Hypothalamic Pituitary TSH Serum Prolactin Thyroid Gland Blood Testoterone Excessive Androgen Adrenal Glands Tomography Scan Brain Tumour Autoimmune Disorders Excessive Prolactin

Women with ovulatory abnormalities may have infrequent or cessation of their periods, although there are some women with seemingly normal periods that are not ovulating such as the very rare luteinized unruptured follicle syndrome.
History of strenuous exercise or athletic performance, previous cancer treatment and use of certain hormonal contraceptive medications may be suggestive of possible causes of ovulatory disorders. Women who ...

Uterine Fribroids – Causes and Types

04:49 5th June 2013 | Fibroids:Causes & Types

Abnormal Genes Cell Growth Hormones Oestrogen Progesterone Uterus Submucous Intramural Sudserous Endometrium Lining Endometrial Cavity Uterine Lining

What Causes Fibroids?
The exact cause of fibroids is unknown, but they may be due to the abnormal expression of genes which control cell growth resulting in an abnormal rate of their growth and division. They may also be as a consequence of hormones such as oestrogen and progesterone. It has been noticed that when there is a decrease of these hormone
levels as occurs during the menopause, fibroid symptoms seem to resolve.

Types of ...

Why is IVF Important – Part I

05:03 11th January 2013 | Common Infertility Pain

Couples Childlessness Deafening Silence Children Marriage Pressure Unanswered Questions Natural Conception Pregnancy Hormones Oestrogen Progesterone Testosterone Reproductive Organs FSH LH

For the last 14 years we have seen couples come through our doors from different parts of the world, some known to us personally and others absolute strangers, sharing a common pain and an equally common need. One of our earliest couples, who had been married for 7 years without having a child, referred to the “deafening silence” in their home brought on by the absence of the noise of children. They went on to have 4 beautiful children ...

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