Tag: Body Mass Index


Hypothalamic amenorrhea

Amenorrhea is the absence of period in women. It is considered to be amenorrhea when a woman of childbearing age hasn’t had her period for over three months. To diagnose it, blood analyses and ultrasounds are carried out.

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Study about semen and obesity

Higher number of leptin receptors

With this study what is intended is to analyze the effects that obesiy produces in fertility. It’s been proved that male with a high body mass index present seminal alterations due to their high weight.

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Sperm quality and obesity

Hormonal levels with overweight

Obesity can affect the quality of the sperm. Men with a body mass index higher than 30 have more problems with their spermatozoa. Losing weight thanks to healthy habits improves the seminal quality.

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Quality of the eggs

Finding out the state of the ovarian reserve

Using several techniques the quality of the eggs can be found out to know the reproductive potential of a woman, and if needed, which assisted reproduction technique to apply.

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