If you’ve just received a medical diagnosis, or you’re concerned that something in your present or past health history might be jeopardizing your fertility, check here for quick info on common medical conditions and how they can affect conception and pregnancy.
LISTING ALL DIAGNOSIS IN H:
- (also referred to as diminished ovarian reserve) A high level means a woman doesn’t have a lot of eggs left, because the body producing more and more FSH in an attempt to stimulate the ovaries. READ MORE»
- A condition in which an overactive thyroid produces too much hormone, kicking the metabolism into high gear. One common cause of hyperthyroidism is Graves’ disease, an autoimmune disorder that tends to run in families and affects the entire thyroid gland. Another cause is so-called “hot nodules” that can form on the thyroid. The nodules contain cells that produce too much of the thyroid hormone thyroxine. READ MORE»
- A condition in which an underactive thyroid gland produces too few hormones, thus slowing down the body’s metabolism. It is the most common thyroid disorder. A common cause of hypothyroidism is Hashimoto’s disease, an autoimmune disorder in which antibodies attack cells in the thyroid, causing it to produce less thyroid hormone. READ MORE»