Hormonal balance is very important; when the hormones are properly balanced, the body works as expected. But when they are out of balance, the body begins experiencing problems. Estrogen, commonly termed as the female hormone and testosterone considered as the male hormone are crucial in the reproductive system. Men can experience elevated levels of estrogen. But does a man produce estrogen? Yes, a man’s body produces estrogen but in low levels. It’s produced mainly by adrenal glands as well as the testicles. Estrogen hormone is important in a man; it plays a critical role in bone density, lipid metabolism, sexual maturation, and growth. However, it becomes a problem when the levels rise causing a number of problems in a male like:
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What is it for?
Ovidrel is a medication that enhances the body’s ability to ovulate by supplying a hormone called hCG. This fertility treatment is applied by inserting a needle below the skin of the abdominal area with the aim of triggering ovulation. The drug’s ability to trigger a release of all mature follicles may enhance one’s ability to get twins or even triplets; a situation commonly known as Ovidrel multiple births.
The standard dosage is 250 mcg per day although this may vary depending on the patient’s condition and the doctor’s opinion on the same.
Some patients prefer to administer the medication themselves and that is allowed provided one follows the instructions on the package carefully in line with the doctor’s opinion.
In most cases, ovulation happens within 36 hours after the injection. In order to increase chances of its effectiveness, it is recommended to have sex over that period of time. Those using other ...