Becoming A Woman - Everything You Wanted to Know About Puberty
OK, so it's a funny word . . . but what is puberty, anyway? Puberty is the name for when your body begins to develop and change. During puberty, your body will grow faster than any other time in your life, except for when you were an infant. Back then, your body was growing rapidly and you were...
Beyond the Semen Analysis
For the man with an abnormal semen analysis, additional tests which may be recommended include specialized sperm tests, blood tests; and testis biopsy. Antisperm Antibodies Test The role of antisperm antibodies in causing male infertility is controversial, since no one is sure how common or... Glossary
Abortion: the medical term for miscarriage. The various types include: Complete abortion: A miscarriage in which all of the products of conception have been expelled and the cervix is closed. Habitual abortion: A miscarriage occurring on two or more separate occasions. Incomplete abortion: A... Understanding Your Medicines
You must be aware of what medicines you are taking and why. It's easy for doctors to prescribe medicines, but it's your responsibility to be well-informed about them, so that you know exactly what to expect. Medicines used in infertility treatments include: Bromocriptine (Proctinal, B-crip,...
How to Recognize Delayed Puberty
May 10, 2007, 5:36 am
“Puberty is considered delayed (delayed puberty ) if it hasn't occurred by the age of 13 years in girls and 14 years in boys.” If you suspect your child has missed puberty, and you are lucky enough to have access to your child’s birth family, then ask them when family members experienced... Delayed Puberty
February 14, 2007, 7:05 pm
“Puberty is consider delayed (delayed puberty ) if it hasn't occurred by the age of 13 years in girls and 14 years in boys.”
When my daughter was 14 years old I started asking her birth relatives how old they were when they went through puberty. Most of them answered between eleven and...
Luteal Phase Defect (LPD) - Cause, Conception, Cycle, Cycles
Also related: luteinized unruptured follicle (LUF) in which a relatively mature follicle receives just enough luteinizing hormone to cause progesterone production, but not enough to cause egg release by the follicle.
My DH has Azoospermia Low LH and FSH. Testosterone Normal ...
LH also known as: Luteinizing Hormone; Interstitial Cell Stimulating Hormone; ICSH Formal name: Luteinizing hormone, serum In children, FSH and LH are used to diagnose and precocious (early) puberty.
Am I Ovulating? Reproductive Hormones - Average, Causes, Days
Generally, the hormones which are significant for ovulation are follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), luteinizing hormone (LH), estrogen, and progesterone. In the normal series of events, FSH acts first to stimulate ovarian follicle production, ...
Human Chorionic Gonadotropin hCG - Estrogen, Fertility, Multiple
In women, behaves like luteinizing hormone (LH) to assist the corpus luteum in releasing progesterone, which is crucial to preparation of uterine lining for implantation. In men, stimulates Leydig (interstitial) cells of the testes to produce androgens (testosterone).