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Clomid

...  is the brand name for a generic drug known as clomiphene citrate. It normally comes in tablet form and is usually administered as a treatment for women who have Ovaries that are not functioning properly enough to allow for pregnancy. In most of these cases, the most favourable results are seen within women who are suffering from a condition known as polcystic ovary syndrome. Polycystic  ...

Endometriosis

...  causes the sufferer to irregularly bleed, feel severe pain, and possibly become infertile. Most of the time, “stray” endometrium grow in the pelvic area which include the bowels, Ovaries, rectum, bladder, outside of the uterus and pelvic lining. The endometrium - though it rarely happens - may also have a tendency to grow in other tissues. How Does Endometriosis Develop?  ...

Ovarian Cancer

...  cancer pertains to the condition where cancer cells are being produced in either of both of the Ovaries. The function of the female Ovaries is to produce eggs and hormones for child bearing purposes. It can also help a lot in terms of overall health maintenance. Over the past few years, research studies regarding how to deal with ovarian Cancer has been one of medicine’s top  ...

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

...  have unpredictable menstrual periods also known as Oligomenorrhea and sometimes the absence of menstruation or amenorrhea. This is due to the absence of signals from the pituitary gland to the Ovaries. The lack of these chemical signals block the production of eggs necessary for ovulation to occur. Signs And Symptoms Of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Women suffering from this condition usually  ...

Oophorectomy

...  Is Oophorectomy? Oophorectomy is a prophylactic surgical procedure that involves removing an ovary or Ovaries from a woman’s reproductive system. The word prohylactic is used as the intention of the surgery is to prevent, rather than cure a medical condition. Hence, surgery is always the medium used by doctors to stop the condition from worsening. However, there are some instances  ...

Hypogonadism

...  there is more to this condition than being just the cause of it. Hypogonadism is a defect of the reproductive system wherein there is a lack of function of the sex glands of men (testes) and women (Ovaries). In medical parlance, it is also known as Gonadal Deficiency. Gonads play two major roles in the body. First, to produce normal hormonal levels important for body growth and second, to  ...

Glandular Structure

...  pours the secretion directly to the blood stream. They are the ductless glands that affect the body at large. Some of the important organs are the pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, hypothalamus, Ovaries, testes, pancreas, and thymus. All these organs have their specific target organs. Overgrowth Overgrowth of cells can also occur in the glandular structure. If it happens, it can lead to  ...

Ovaries

...  female gonads are the Ovaries. They are responsible for the production of the sex cell, oocyte. During fetal development, the egg cells start to populate the organ. However, many of them undergo atresia and die before a woman reaches the puberty stage. Aside from the egg cell, the Ovaries are also responsible for the production of the sex hormones, which are the progesterone and estrogen.  ...

Uterus

...  as the rite of passage for women to be considered as full-grown adults. Each month, the endometrial layer becomes thick and grows in anticipation of a fertilized egg that will be released from the Ovaries and then fertilized in the fallopian tubes. When this layer is not used because of lack of fertilization, it dissolves and passes out through the vagina in the form of menstrual blood. While  ...

Vagina

...  which is the part that holds the baby. This acts as the first home that the baby inside a pregnant woman will ever have, meaning that every single one of us came from somebody’s uterus. Ovaries The Ovaries are oval-shaped glands that are located on both sides of the uterus. This is the gland that is responsible for producing egg cells and female hormones. Fallopian tubes The  ...