No. Excessive proliferation of endometrial cells cannot be prevented, although the risk can be reduced. There are certain risk factors that could be avoided and, therefore, reduce the probability of developing endometrial hyperplasia. This is mainly the case with obesity and smoking.
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By Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 01/04/2022
Marta Barranquero Gómez
Graduated in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences by the University of Valencia (UV) and specialized in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH) in collaboration with Ginefiv and in Clinical Genetics by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH).