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Basic of Getting Pregnant

How to Increase Progesterone: the Role of Vitamin E

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Why is there a need to boost the production of progesterone? It’s not an exaggeration to say that your hopes of conceiving and of protecting…
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Tips for Getting Pregnant: What to Do When You’re Trying to Conceive

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So, you want to get pregnant. Seems pretty straightforward, right? Until you actually start trying, and it turns out there’s more to it than…
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What Is Progesterone?

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So-called “female hormones” play an important role in keeping your reproductive cycle on track. The body ramps up production of the female h…
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What Are Prostaglandins?

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The human body runs on a delicate balance of hormones, neurotransmitters and physiologically active substances that regulate the process of …
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LH Surge: What Is It?

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For couples struggling to conceive, knowing when ovulation takes place is very helpful if you want to get pregnant. One key part of this is …
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Menstrual Cycle, Pregnancy and Timing: When’s Your Best Chance?

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Whether you’re planning for a baby or just thinking about it for the future, timing is very important when you’re trying to conceive. With j…
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What Is Serotonin?

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Odds are, you’ve probably heard of serotonin - one of the neurotransmitters thought to be linked to conditions such as depression and insomn…
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What is Ovulation?

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Compared to menstruation, ovulation probably isn’t something you spent as much time in health class focusing on. Ovulation is the time of th…
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False Pregnancy (Pseudocyesis): Symptoms and Treatment

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A woman has morning sickness, a growing belly, and all the signs of being pregnant - and yet, there’s no baby to be found. Believe it or not…
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Relaxin: What Is It?

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Have you ever been struggling through a nasty bout of back pain during your period? You can put some of the blame on a hormone called relaxi…
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Ovarian Follicle: Function and Growth

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If you’re trying to conceive, odds are you’re going to be hearing about the “ovarian follicles” that mature in the ovaries over the menstrua…
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Follicle-Stimulating Hormone (FSH): What Is It?

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One of the hormones the body releases over the course of the menstrual cycle is Follicle-Stimulating Hormone (FSH). This hormone exists in b…
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Luteal Phase: Length and Symptoms

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Your hormone balance ebbs and flows along with your menstrual cycle. If you’re trying to conceive, then learning a little more about what’s …
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Fertilized Egg: What Happens to It?

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Just like you learned in school, all babies start off as a fertilized egg - but if that’s where your memory of the process starts and finish…
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What Is Estrogen? How Does It Work?

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You don’t need to be an endocrinologist to know about estrogen. But what exactly does the so-called “female hormone” actually do? Let’s run …