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What to Do if You Can’t Get Pregnant

Many times, being completely focused on your job and the stress that it causes you can affect fertility. Although you decided that you want to become a mother, many months have passed and you can’t get pregnant. “What’s wrong with…

Is Ovarian Cancer Hereditary?

Genetic inheritance is just one of the risk factors of ovarian cancer. The mutation in the genetic material of cells causes a massive increase in their number, which leads to a tumor. These DNA alterations can be spontaneous, meaning they’re…

What Is the Anti-Müllerian Hormone?

The anti-müllerian hormone (AMH) or müllerian-inhibiting hormone is an inhibitor protein of the Müllerian ducts. This hormone suppresses the development of Müllerian ducts in male embryos. That is, it prevents male fetuses from developing the fallopian tubes, uterus, and upper…

Healthy Habits During Pregnancy

Knowing which habits are healthy during pregnancy is essential to enjoying your pregnancy in a more vital and safe way. You may have to make minor modifications to some habits, such as diet or physical exercise. However, all this is…

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy

Having high blood pressure during pregnancy can be a serious problem, both for mothers and their babies. That’s why it’s important that your OB/GYN evaluate your blood pressure on every visit throughout your pregnancy. There are different types of high…

The Characteristics of Breast Exams

Breast exams include several essential tests that help you control your breast health. These tests include mammography and breast ultrasound, among others. A breast self-examination (BSE) allows women to know their breasts and to detect changes that may occur in…