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To Be or Not to Be - That is the Contraceptive

Sperm swimming around an egg
What is Conception? Conception, the interaction between a sperm cell and a woman’s egg, is an addition greater than the mere sum of the parts. This is the construction of a unique combined set of genetic information that renders a single individual unlike any other. (With identical twins, triplets, etc., it is a lucky duplication of this, but—still—a unique set of genetic information.) With an average of 60 million sperm competing for the one egg, there is only one in a 60-million chance that any one of them will be part of a real human being 281 days later. It’s a lottery win, and it’s a sobering thought that really puts the important things in life into perspective when someone cuts you off in traffic. Is contraception the same as abortion? No. The controversy over abortion is because this stops what follows after conception, which is a process already started. Whether the initial fusion of genes or when the fetus can survive outside the womb ...

Does Endometrin Delay Your Period?

Progesterone is crucial in women of childbearing age. It is secreted by the ovary after ovulation naturally. The hormone is responsible for the slightly high body temperature during the second half of a female menstrual cycle. The hormone prepares the lining of the uterus in readiness for embryo implantation. If fertilization doesn’t occur, the lining of the uterus (endometrium) breaks down and monthly periods start. If a pregnancy occurs, progesterone is crucial to sustaining the pregnancy. Low progesterone hormone may be a cause of infertility in women. Additionally, women on fertility drugs can experience low levels of progesterone as a result of the medicines used to restore fertility. In such situations, a doctor may prescribe Endometrin. Many women on Endometrin have experienced a monthly period delay. Does Endometrin delays period, or other factors are to be blamed? Before answering the question, what is Endometrin and how does it work.    What is ...

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