The body mass index is an indicator that links the weight with the height of an individual, determining the body surface area. This equation makes it possible to diagnose weight problems and to measure the risk of pathologies associated with its imbalance.
Since the endocrine system is regulated by hormones and these hormones are involved in metabolic processes, an imbalance in BMI could affect hormonal regulation and alter ovulation.
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Ricardo Celís García
Gynecologist on Reproducción Bilbao
Dr. Ricardo Celís has a degree in Medicine and is a specialist in Gynaecology and Obstetrics.