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What is Melatonin?
Melatonin, the sleep wake hormone is secreted from pineal gland in the brain. It regulates circadian rhythms, has also been shown to exhibit unique oxygen scavenging abilities.
What are Reactive oxygen species ROS?
Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are chemically reactive chemical species containing oxygen. These are … Read more
What are carbohydrates?
Carbohydrates are made up of either simple sugars or complex molecules made from simple sugars. Depending on how the sugars are combined, they are called disaccharides, oligosaccharides and polysaccharides. Our body uses carbohydrates as its main fuel source. During digestion process, complex carbohydrates are broken down into … Read more
By Femelife Fertility
IVF is used to overcome female infertility in the woman due to problems of the fallopian tube, making fertilisation in vivo difficult or due to problems in the partner like decreased sperm quality and quantity. For IVF to be successful it typically requires healthy ova, sperm … Read more
What causes birth defects?
Natural birth defects occur in about 5% of babies born regardless of the conditions of the pregnancy. Birth defects are structural changes present at birth that can affect any part or parts of the body. They may affect structure of a body part or function of … Read more
Why HSG(Hysterosalpingogram) is done?
Hysterosalpingogram is a type of X-Ray of abdomen to know the condition of the fallopian tubes. If the fallopian tubes are blocked then couple may have difficult in conceiving, it is required to check whether tubes are open or not in cases of infertility. It’s also … Read more
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 … Read more
What is intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)?
In human being formation of an embryo from a woman’s egg and a man’s sperm is a very complex phenomenon. The sperm of a man is a moving cell inside the body and it must reach to the egg at appropriate time to fertilize … Read more
What is ovarian drilling and how does it work?
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.… Read more
Why we should be concerned about sleep in our life?
Nearly all pituitary hormones in our body follow a 24hours rhythm and their profile is related to the presence and quality of sleep. This cycle is known as circadian rhythm and certain stereotypical changes in nearly all hormonal and metabolic … Read more