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Melatonin
...  of the body’s circadian rhythm. This so-called rhythm is like an internal clock in the body- it tells the waking and sleeping time of a person. It is also responsible for the release of the Reproductive hormones among women, taking control of the menstrual cycle, as well as menopause. It is naturally produced in the brain, particularly in the pineal gland. The peak of its production  ...

Insulin Resistance
...  manifestation that there is a disordered control of lipids. It is recommended to consult doctors before fatty liver gets worse and lead to cirrhosis of the liver, and eventually, liver cancer. Reproductive abnormalities Women who are experiencing insulin resistance will have a difficulty in ovulation and conception. They are also prone to having irregular menses, or cessation of menses. On  ...

Testicular Cancer
...  in a loose skin below the penis (called the sac) and contained by the scrotum, the male testicles are the ones that produce the Reproductive sperm as well as the male sex hormone. Unfortunately, the testicles are not safe from developing cancer. Among male individuals between 15 to 34 years of age, testicular cancer is statistically the most widespread type of cancer. Unfortunately due to  ...

Prostate Cancer
...  prostate, an organ found only in the Reproductive system of males, is a tiny gland that resembles the shape of a walnut. It is the one responsible for semen production that is responsible for lubrication. The attack of malignant or cancerous cells in this part of the body is called the prostate cancer. The occurrence of this condition has been rising fast nowadays though its survival rate is  ...

Postpartum Depression
...  as a mental health disorder. Compared to men, women are twice more likely to experience depression. It is a mental state that affects about 25% of the population in the US. Women in their primary Reproductive years between ages of 25 to 45 are more susceptible to experience depression - but are more particularly vulnerable during pregnancy or after childbirth. New mothers may become  ...

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
...  that affects the endocrine system and regardless of race, age and nationality affects around 10% of the female population. It is a hormonal condition which often occurs when females reach their Reproductive stage also known as age of puberty and is characterized by a hormonal imbalance. This hormonal imbalance can be mild or severe and may even result in infertility in women. It is also  ...

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  ...

Menstrual Cycle
...  and pains associated with menstruation are normally tolerated by women and can be treated with painkillers. However, when there is heavy and prolonged bleeding, it could be a sign of a problem with Reproductive system. It is always wise to seek the advice of a gynecologist. A woman of Reproductive age should have yearly check-ups done where tests and a pelvic examination is done. Most  ...

Hypogonadism
...  crop up. There are many causes of infertility and one of them is a condition called Hypogonadism. But 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  ...

Cervicitis
...  can be detected and makes it advisable for women with any kind of sexually transmitted infection or disease to undergo regular gynaecological checkups and screenings to ensure the health of their Reproductive system. However, there are rare cases when the symptoms of cervicitis manifest. These symptoms come in the form of bleeding between menstrual periods and after menopause, changes in the  ...


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