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Premature menopause

Premature Ovarian Failure

What is premature ovarian failure?    When a woman’s ovaries stop working before age 40, she is said to have premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) or premature ovarian failure (POF) also, known as premature menopause, is a common condition, affecting 1–2% of women younger than 40 years of age and 0.1% of women, younger than 30 years of age. When this...

ovarian drilling

Ovarian Drilling – How It Helps PCOS?

ovarian drilling What is ovarian drilling and how does it work? ovarian drilling – In women with PCOS ovulation doesn’t occur regularly and usually they have ovaries with a thick outer layer. The ovaries make more testosterone, the male type of hormone. High testosterone levels lead to irregular menstrual periods, acne, and extra body hair. Ovarian drilling is done to...

Endometriosis

DEEP ENDOMETRIOSIS

Endometriosis Are you suffering from severe endometriosis?  What is Endometriosis?  Endometriosis is a common disorder of women of reproductive age. The most frequent clinical presentation of endometriosis is painful menstruation. What are the common symptoms of endometriosis?  Endometriosis commonly present with painful menstruation, pelvic pain, pain during intercourse, infertility, and pelvic mass. How to know the severity of endometriosis? The...

PCOS

PCOS

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Which is the most common hormone disorder found in women? PCOS  is extremely prevalent and probably constitutes the most frequently encountered endocrine (hormone) disorder in women of reproductive age. Having the disorder may significantly impact the quality of life of women during the reproductive years, and it contributes to morbidity and mortality by the time of...

infertility specialist

Infertility : When to see a doctor ?

What should I Know before meeting a Fertility Specialist? When to see a doctor if you are a female patient? You probably don’t need to see a doctor about infertility unless you have been trying regularly to conceive for at least one year. Talk with your doctor earlier, however, if you’re a woman and: You’re age 35 to 40 and...

Surrogacy

Surrogacy In India – A Technology Impasse

Surrogacy is a method of assisted reproduction that helps biological parents start families when they cannot conceive naturally or by artificial methods. Couples pursue surrogacy for several reasons and come from different backgrounds. There are two types of surrogacy arrangements: gestational surrogacy and traditional surrogacy. In gestational surrogacy, an egg is removed from the biological mother or an anonymous donor...