FSH-Hormona

FSH Hormone

The follicle-stimulating hormone involved in the control of the menstrual cycle. ¿Qué es la FSH? La FSH u hormona folículo estimulante, es una hormona de la familia de las gonadotropinas. Las hormonas gonadotropinas, LH (hormona luteinizante o lutropina) y la FSH (hormona folículo estimulante o folitropina), se fabrican en una zona del encéfalo denominado: eje…

What is egg donation?

Egg donation is the altruistic act of donating your eggs to a heterosexual or homosexual couple, as well as to a single mother who cannot have a child by her own means. Sperm donation for lesbian couples or single mothers is well known, but egg donation is not as well known and is just as…

Implantation-bleeding

Implantation bleeding

In FIVMadrid we wanted to write an enlightening blog about implantation bleeding, how women can differentiate it with the period, when it occurs, what symptoms it produces, and so on. Hopefully this topic will be interesting for you and help you with the doubts you have. When does implantation bleeding occur? Implantation bleeding occurs when…

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Rh incompatibility in pregnancy

Have you heard about Rh incompatibility? One of the first steps when confirming pregnancy is a blood test. Among other aspects, this test allows to know the woman’s blood group, as well as her Rh factor. The reason for determining it is due to the relevance that it can take on the health of the…

infertilidad primaria primary infertility

Infertility: primary or secondary

As we have discussed on other occasions, primary or secondary infertility can be due to a large number of factors in men and women, which cover a range of physical and emotional origins that can be present in one or both parts of the couple.   In the case of determining whether infertility is primary…

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Stem cells in infertility treatments

On many occasions we have heard about stem cells, but do you know what they are? What are the benefits? What types of cells are there?   We must begin by knowing exactly what a stem cell is, and it is nothing more than a type of cell that has the ability to form an…

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Learn about Anovulation impact on fertility

When the ovaries do not release eggs on a monthly basis, there is an absence of ovulation called Anovulation.   Anovulation can be caused by hormonal imbalances and consequently becomes one of the main causes of infertility in women (around 25% of female fertility problems).   The hormonal imbalances that generate this state are due…

PICSI

What is PICSI?

PICSI (Physiological Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection) is a technique that facilitates the selection of the most mature sperm using a molecule similar to the one that naturally covers the oocyte. PICSI, like ICSI, are techniques used in In Vitro Fertilization.   PICSI consists of depositing a small part of the semen sample in a few synthetic…

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How do sexually transmitted diseases affect fertility?

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are those that can affect fertility, and are acquired through risky sexual practice. Risky sexual practices are intercourse with infected people, unstable sexual or multiple partners, early initiation of sexual intercourse, etc.   Sexually transmitted diseases are closely related to early infertility (15 to 39 years), especially in women generating inflammation…