An increasing number of women wish to feel at ease with their bodies and turn to intimate or female genital surgery in order to feel more confident during sexual intercourse and get greater pleasure out of it. This involves a number of surgical techniques which are not only used for aesthetic reasons but also in […]
To evaluate a couple with conception problems, we need to check if there could be some type of obstruction in the fallopian tubes, which are the ducts that connect the uterus with the ovaries, thereby preventing pregnancy.
In the early days of Reproductive Medicine, even insufflations were made through the uterus with the aim of trying […]
Ablation or genital mutilation includes a series of
practices consisting of the total or partial removal of the female external
genitals, particularly the clitoris, with the purpose of eliminate all sexual
pleasure in women for cultural, religious or any other non-medical reasons.
Genital mutilation as a
Ablation is mostly done on little girls and teenagers between 4 and 14 […]
After ovulation, follicles transform into the corpus luteum or ‘yellow body’. Corpus luteum development depends on the luteinising hormone (LH) surge before ovulation and on the number of receptors for this gonadotropin in the granulosa cells and in the theca cells. Both types of cells go through significant changes in structure and composition and this turns the walls of the corpus […]
is part of a woman’s life and, as such, we have to deal with it whilst carrying
on with the rest of our daily activities. However, in many cases this becomes a
major limitation because of the pain it causes, then it is advisable to start
What is the menstrual cycle? And menstrual pain?
is a cyclin bleeding […]
Hormones are messengers that are present in all multicellular organisms – be they animal or plant organisms – that coordinate the functions of each part of that organism.
The sex hormones par excellence are estradiol in females and testosterone in males. Although it’s true that is produced by both men and women, but at different levels.
Feeling how other women had to walk through this
difficult path we are now in, can help us to, not to feel different, ¡but
Outstanding women, according to public opinion, who
suffered or still suffers -most of them in silence- the instinctive desire to
Women who had difficulties in achieving pregnancy
If you feel you are socially pressured to […]
What is progesterone? Just a simple look at the word itself gives us an idea of what its functions are. PROGESTERONE: the hormone which facilitates pregnancy. This is a good point from which to start out.
Progesterone plays an essential role in pregnancy and it has many and varied effects. It is a natural substance which is secreted from […]
What is the menopause and at what age do women go through it?
The menopause is defined as the moment
when menstruation comes to a complete stop. Diagnosis is generally clinical and
confirmed when a woman’s periods have ceased for a period of at least one year.
It does sometimes, however, need to be confirmed through a hormone analysis. […]
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are produced, in most cases, by viruses, bacteria and fungi, which are transmitted by unprotected intercourse, including vaginal, oral or anal sex. In addition, in pregnant women, they can be transmitted from the mother to the fetus, which can cause miscarriages, premature deliveries and even neonatal death.
The side effects of these […]