By Ana Crespillo Ovulation is necessary for reproduction; it is influenced by a complex interplay of hormones in the pituitary gland, secreting the lutheinizing hormone (LH) and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH). In response to FSH, follicles begin developing in the ovary but only one single, mature egg will be released when LH surges (ovulation). During the [...]
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By Ana Crespillo The Anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) is involved in the regulation of sex hormones production; its changing levels (falling in females, rising in males) are implicated in the onset of puberty in both sexes. In women, it is expressed by granulosa cells of the ovary during the reproductive years; having an important role in [...]
Los miembros de Clínica Fertia asistieron al Congreso Nacional de la Sociedad Española de Reproducción SEF celebrado 16-17-18 mayo en Granada.
By Ana del Mar Crespillo The pursuit of parenthood can be an unexpected challenge for some couples; it is estimated that one in seven couples experience problems in conceving, the incidence is surprisingly similar in most countries. The inability to conceive may create changes in the relationship and cause feelings of anger and guilty. Botj [...]
When Bromocriptine Could Be Prescribed One of the less common causes of infertility is hyperprolactinemic amenorrhea. This condition is caused by a benign tumour on the pituitary gland, which will cause the secretion of too much prolactin. Prolactin is a hormone which can inhibit ovulation as it reduces oestrogen levels. If a doctor diagnoses it [...]
One of the most widely used fertility drugs, Clomiphene is used to stimulate brain hormones in order to cause the release of an egg, or eggs, every month. If you are familiar with fertility drugs, you have most likely seen this under the brand names of Clomid and Serophene.
Fertility Drugs- What Are They? Fertility drugs are medications which may be prescribed to women who are not ovulating properly. These medications aim to trigger the production of eggs and it is possible for women to become pregnant using fertility drugs only.