Tag: FSH

Need to Find out When your Ovulating? Try an Ovulation Test

Need to Find out When your Ovulating? Try an Ovulation Test

If you’re trying to get pregnant and haven’t had success, you might consider trying an ovulation test kit. If you’re trying to get pregnant, it helps to know when you’re ovulating. What better way than by using an ovulation test. There are many products on the market but as an example consider the ClearBlue Easy [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Symptoms of Low Estrogen

Symptoms of Low Estrogen

Estrogen is a hormone in the female reproductive tract that plays an important in regulation of the menstrual cycle. Estrogen levels fluctuate wildly before menopause and its levels decline drastically after menopause. Low Estrogen Levels in Older Women Low estrogen levels in older women can cause a variety of symptoms ranging from hot flashes, vaginal [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Caffeine and Polycystic Ovaries

Caffeine and Polycystic Ovaries

Polycystic ovaries occur due to an imbalance in the female sex hormones, which may also impact the menstrual cycle and lead to infertility. Excessive caffeine consumption may also contribute to the condition. Considerations Female sex hormones predominantly include estrogen and progesterone, along with small amounts of androgens. These hormones regulate the menstrual cycle and contribute [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Menstruation

Menstruation

The menstrual cycle is a combination of a series of events occurring between a part of the brain called the hypothalamus, the pituitary gland in the brain, the ovaries, and the interior of the uterus (endometrium). Normal cycle lengths vary from 21 to 35 days even though considerable variation in the length occurs in individual [...]

September 17, 2011 More
Menstrual Cycle Disorders

Menstrual Cycle Disorders

Because of the complex interplay of events, which are necessary to facilitate the occurrence of the normal menstrual cycle in the female, multiple factors can play roles in producing disorders of the menstrual cycle. Menstrual cycle disorders can be classified as disorders of the process in which eggs are released from the ovaries (ovulation), cycle [...]

September 17, 2011 More
Fecundity

Fecundity

It is clear that women’s fecundity, or fertility, decreases with increasing age. By the age of 35, a woman has half the chance of becoming pregnant than a 25-year-old. An assessment of the ovarian capacity for fertility can be accomplished with some simple tests. These tests do not have a high sensitivity or a high [...]

September 7, 2011 More