Do Male Hormones Enhance Female Fertility?

Androgens are male sex hormones: primarily testosterone, DHEA, and androstenedione. They are much higher in men than in women,  of course, and elevated androgens are a common symptom of PCOS, a common cause of female infertility. But it turns out that women need some testosterone for optimal fertility. Too much [...]

By |2018-04-27T16:42:26-07:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Why Do Allergies Worsen in Pregnancy?

This was actually a subject I was curious about myself: almost a quarter of all pregnant women experience worsening allergies during pregnancy, sometimes even if they never had any allergies before pregnancy. Women who had mild asthma beforehand are at a higher risk for severe asthma attacks, and runny noses, [...]

By |2017-05-30T07:34:02-07:00December 11th, 2015|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |0 Comments
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