As a woman nears perimenopause, the number of small antral follicles recruited in each cycle diminishes and consequently insufficient Inhibin B is produced to fully lower follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and the serum level of FSH begins to rise. Eventually the FSH level becomes so high that down regulation of FSH receptors occurs and by menopause any remaining small secondary follicles no longer have FSH receptors. Continue reading
It can work out that you just get pregnant without any ovulation prediction methods, but in order to get pregnant faster most couples need to focus more and find out the very best times to have intercourse in order to speed up the process. Knowing your date of ovulation and getting pregnant more quickly go hand in hand. Ovulation test kits are very beneficial to determine when you’re ovulating. We’ll discuss these as well as other ovulation detector methods.
First, let’s discuss what ovulation is. Continue reading
Breast fibroids are also known as mammary dysplasia, fibroid breasts or fibrocystic breast disease. The fibroids are non-cancerous rubbery nodules that cause occasional pain and swelling near the surface of the breasts. They are usually caused due to the changes in the hormones during the menstruation cycles. Accumulation of fluid in the cells also causes this condition. Though not a very dangerous situation, in some women breast fibroids can develop into breast cancer. So they have to be evaluated frequently by using mammograms. Continue reading