What hormonal changes happen during menopause?

Your ovaries are the reproductive glands that store and release eggs. They also produce the hormones estrogen and progesterone. Together, estrogen and progesterone control menstruation. Estrogen also influences how your body uses calcium and maintains cholesterol levels in your blood.

Definition of infertility

A diagnosis of infertility means you haven’t been able to get pregnant after a year of trying. If you’re a woman over 35, it means you haven’t been able to get pregnant after 6 months of trying.

Women who are able to conceive but not carry a pregnancy to term may also be diagnosed with infertility.

UP part of study that finds men of African descent at higher risk of prostate cancer

Through genetic sequencing of prostate cancer tumours from Australian, Brazilian and South African donors, the international research team identified a new prostate cancer taxonomy (classification scheme) and cancer drivers that not only distinguish patients by genetic ancestry, but also predict which cancers are likely to become life-threatening – a task that currently proves challenging.

The female reproductive life cycle

There are four periods of hormonal changes that occur during a woman’s life. These include: premenopause perimenopause menopause postmenopause [siteorigin_widget class=”thinkup_builder_headingtheme”][/siteorigin_widget] Premenopause is the term…

What to Know About Dehydration

[siteorigin_widget class=”thinkup_builder_headingtheme”][/siteorigin_widget] Dehydration takes place when your body loses more fluid than you drink. Common causes include: excessive sweating vomiting diarrhea The Mayo Clinic recommends women drink 92…