Female Hair Loss and Androgenetic Alopecia

female air loss and androgenic alopecia

Female Hair Loss (Female Pattern Hair Loss, FPHL) may occur at any age and one of the main causes is the Endocrine Androgenetic Alopecia. Female body produces a small amount of androgen agents important for the skeletal and connective tissues but also for cognitive and ideational brain function and ideational, sexuality etc… When androgens increases,…

Vaginal Progesterone and Premature Birth Prevention

cervix ultrasound

Unfortunately, even today Premature Birth is a major cause of perinatal morbidity and mortality. In recent years, Scientific research has repeatedly proposed therapeutic solutions but Preterm Birth remains a particularly serious threat to babies. Much effort has been focused on prevention, but certainly the multifactorial nature of this disease has not made it easy: we know…

Cigarette Smoking and Pregnancy

smoking and pregnancy

Tabacco use in pregnancy its a very important argument for its effects on the fetus and success of pregnancy. In 2008, 21.1 million (18.3%) women smoked in the United States compared to 24.8 million (23.1%) men (data from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics. National Health Interview Survey Raw Data, 2008.…

Heavy, Prolonged or Frequent Menstruation: what to do?

menstrual cycle

Do you have abundant menstruation? We explain the possible causes and solutions… Menstruation is the typical genital bleeding that affects all women with a cadence of about 28 days (menstrual cycle) during their reproductive years, a fairly large ranging from Menarche until the age of Menopause. It is the Endometrium cyclic disintegration, the mucous membrane…

Hyperprolactinemia, Prolactin and Pituitary Adenomas

hyperprolactinemia and pituitary adenomas

PROLACTIN (PRL) AND ITS PHYSIOLOGICAL ROLE PRL is a  low molecular weight peptide hormone secreted by Hypophysis, a small gland located at the base of the Central Nervous System in a tiny bony enclosure called the Sella Turcica. The HYPOPHYSIS is directly related to the most central areas of the BRAIN that, through chemical mediators, nervous…

Alternatives to Hysterectomy

hysterectomy

A recent article appeared in the prestigious journal “Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology” puts the spotlight on Hysterectomy (the removal of the uterus). This is a surgery that, although has seen a significant reduction in incidence, is still one of the most common gynecological interventions. Surgery of the uterus can be performed via abdomen or vagina:…