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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...

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...

HIRSUTISM, EXCESS BODY HAIR IN FEMALE

  By Femelife Fertility   Excessive growth of facial or body hair on women may be symptom of an underlying disorder. Dark and coarse hair may appear on the face, chest, abdomen, back, upper arms, or upper legs due to excess androgens in blood. Most common medical disorder causing hirsutism is PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) accounting up to 10% 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...