Primary infertility is defined as inability to conceive after one year of unprotected intercourse. Approximately 30 percent of cases pathology is found in the man alone and in another 20 percent both the man and woman are abnormal. The causes of infertility can be classified as sperm related, ova related and lastly due to structural defects […]
Do I have Polycystic Ovaries?
What is polycystic ovary & how common is it? Polycystic ovary (PCO) also called Stein-Leventhal syndrome is a vast spectrum of disease affecting a women’s health ranging from: menstrual irregularities acne excess facial & body hair (hirsuitism) weight gain problems regarding fertility It is found in 10-20% of women of childbearing age. Almost 75% of […]
Everything you wanted to know about Prolactinoma
Prolactin is a hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland which mainly plays a significant role in helping milk secretion in the postpartum period. What causes prolactin levels to go high? Drugs like Metoclopromide, Chlorpromazine, anti-depressants like Amitriptyline & Fluoxitene Underactive thyroid gland Prolactinomas – Prolactin-producing tumour of the pituitary gland. Prolactinomas occur most commonly […]
A small note to tell you….. A young executive after consulting for her thyroid asked “Anyway doc, what is your relation with criminals, why are you called Endocriminologist?” It goes without saying the colour of her face after she was explained it is Endocrinology and there is nothing as Endocriminology neither we have any connection […]