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What is the connection between dhea and ivf?

What is the connection between dhea and ivf?

Egg production: Dhea might help improve egg yield. While data remains limited, it seems clear that androgens, male hormone, help sensitize follicles to stimulation. Women with high natural androgen levels tend to have many small antral follicles. Supplementing stimulation with dhea can, in some women, improve the number of eggs. ...Read more

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Ivf (Definition)

In vitro fertilization is an assisted reproductive technology. Ivf is a procedure used to treat fertility problems and assist with the conception of a child. During ivf mature eggs are retrieved from the ovaries and fertilized by sperm in a lab. A few days later, the fertilized egg (embryo) or eggs are implanted into the uterus. One cycle of in vitro fertilization ...Read more


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What is the connection between testosterone and estradiol levels?

What is the connection between testosterone and estradiol levels?

Test converts to Est: Testosterone can be converted to estrogen in the male. Some conversion is normal and desirable for optimal health. Excess conversion may cause gynecomastia (man boobs), mood swings and other problems. Excess conversion can be reduced with medication. If you are taking too much testosterone, excess conversion is very likely. ...Read more

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What is the relation between masturbating and testosterone?

What is the relation between masturbating and testosterone?

Probable Relation: Testosterone is a known libido {desire} enhancer. What you do with your desire is a personal choice. Testosterone has other non-libido bodily functions as well. ...Read more

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What is the difference between ovulation and fertility?

What is the difference between ovulation and fertility?

Fertility/Eggs: Ovulation comes from the word "ova" or egg and refers to the monthly release of an egg. Fertility refers to the probability of becoming pregnant. If everything is working w/woman and partner physically, then they are likely fertile and an egg can be fertilized when cycle permits. If infertile, pregnancy cannot happen. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is the connection between endometriosis and pregnancy loss?

What is the connection between endometriosis and pregnancy loss?

Don't know for sure: No good evidence yet that endometriosis is a cause of recurrent miscarriage (2 or more losses). Endo. May affect embryo implantation, which affects getting pregnant not staying pregnant. Auto-immune antibodies (antiphospholipid antibodies or apa) are more common in women with endometriosis even with no losses. Apa cause some cases of recurrent miscarriage. Need big studies to find if linked or not. ...Read more

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What is the connection between hypothyroid and metabolism?

What is the connection between hypothyroid and metabolism?

Profound connection: Your thyroid hormones have a profound effect on all functions in your body. Mild hypothyroid symptoms include: fatigue, sensitivity to cold, constipation, weight gain, high cholesterol, hair loss, muscle pain, depression, other hormonal problems, brain fog, edema, high blood sugar & many other symptoms. In the long term hypothyroidism can lead to cardiovascular disease, diabetes and even death. ...Read more

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What is the difference between IVF and ICSI?

What is the difference between IVF and ICSI?

Definition: IVF is "in vitro fertilization" which could include ICSI - "intracytoplasmic sperm injection". IVF involves fertilizing an egg in a petri dish usually by putting a quantity, usually many millions, of viable sperm in the dish with an egg. IVF by ICSI involves using a single sperm that is injected into the egg to accomplish the fertilization. ICSI is used when there are very few sperm available. ...Read more

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What is the connection between pregnancy and overheating?

What is the connection between pregnancy and overheating?

PREGNANCY/OVERHEATIN: During pregnancy, there is increase metabolism due to the baby. The pregnant mother is always sweating and feeling warm. ...Read more

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What is the connection between historectomies and tubial liagations?

What is the connection between historectomies and tubial liagations?

Pregnancy: Both surgical procedures would prevent a woman from becoming pregnant. A tubal ligation breaks the connection of the fallopian tubes. A hysterectomy removes the uterus at minimum. ...Read more

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What is the difference between estrone and estrodiol?

What is the difference between estrone and estrodiol?

Three Estrogens: Estrone, estradiol, and estriol are the three estrogens. They differ in chemical structure which changes their potency and their site of action. Their site of secretion can be different, and their ratios change according to age. ...Read more

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What is the difference between IUI and ivf?

What is the difference between IUI and ivf?

Lots: So they are very different. Essentially an IUI is when sperm is placed in the uterus. The tubes must still function, the egg and sperm must join and move back into the uterus. In IVF eggs are removed and fertilized outside the body then placed back inside ...Read more

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What is the link between DHT and isoflavones?

What is the link between DHT and isoflavones?

DHT and Isoflavones: I have reviewed a number of related articles on this topic and found it difficult to fully understand. Open your PC and type in "dht and isoflavones" and you might find some articles that are easier to follow than others. If you do find somethings you want to ask me more about please do so. If we are lucky, a colleague or two will point both you and me in the right direction. ...Read more

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What is the link between migraine and hormones?

What is the link between migraine and hormones?

Depends: Large estrogen swings provoke migraines. Drops in estrogen provoke migraines. That is why people on regular pill cycling , peri menopausal women and pregnant women have problems and whe it is worse if not on pills prior to periods when estrogen falls. Pills skipping placebos have helped any once their bodies adjust (give it 3months). ...Read more

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What is the difference between estrogen and progesterone?

What is the difference between estrogen and progesterone?

Totally different: Progesterone and estrogen are quite distinct steroidal molecules secreted by the ovary as well as other entities in the body. The functions of these hormones are quite distinct. ...Read more

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What is the connection between infertility and undescended testicles?

What is the connection between infertility and undescended testicles?

Cryptorchidism: The testicles require a lower body temperature to best function - that's why they hang down from the scrotum. Undescended testes can cause dysfunction of sperm or testosterone making fertility more difficult. ...Read more

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What is the difference between paranoia and megalomania and what is the link between them ?

What is the difference between paranoia and megalomania and what is the  link between them ?

Paranoia is: a generalized suspicion that other people are talking about us or plotting against us. Megalomania is a craving for power over others or entire groups of people. The two conditions overlap. Hitler is an example of both. Always check out suspicions first and avoid assumptions when questioning the motives of others. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is the connection between cancer and oxygenation?

What is the connection between cancer and oxygenation?

Be careful: If you hear this, you are probably talking to a charlatan, perhaps a peroxide advocate. Cancers develop a relatively anaerobic internal milieu by natural selection over time and this accounts for some of the real science that these folks use in support of their claims. ...Read more

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What is the connection between bone health and dairy?

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What is the connection between bone health and dairy?

Calcium: Dairy is rich in calcium.Calcium is the building blocks for the bones. ...Read more

Dhea (Definition)

Dhea= dihydroepiandrosterone ...Read more