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WHAT IS FSH HORMONE?

WHAT IS FSH HORMONE?

Posted by: IVF SUPPORT TURKEY
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WHAT IS FSH HORMONE?

What is FSH hormone? It is an essential hormone that is important both for women and men to be able to have children. Our patients who want to have children should know what their FSH hormone level is and should be able to perform blood tests before and after visiting the clinic. This hormone, which is released by the pituitary glands located at the bottom of the brain, must be neither too low nor too high. Ovarian follicle is a fluid-filled sac that contains an immature egg or oocyte. The Pituitary Hormone stimulates these sacs and it has a crucial importance for conceiving. According to FSH hormone levels, doctors can detect menopause period of a women.

What should be the FSH hormone value?

FSH levels are indicator that something is out of balance within the reproductive system and may be causing issues with the couple being able to conceive. FSH hormone levels vary according to the age factor as well as gender. FSH hormone levels must be between 5 and 10. If this level rises above 10, it affects chance of getting pregnant negatively. On the other side, falling below 5 may also cause an ovulation problem.

What should be the FSH hormone value?

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The measurement of FSH

FSH hormone level can be measured by drawing a blood sample and examining urine samples or a daily urine sample. It is important to apply fertility clinics for FSH measurement on the third day of menstrual period.

Causes of High FSH Level

High level of FSH hormone is a sign of decreasing the number of eggs or oocytes in women. In males, high level of FSH hormone shows us there is a problem in the testicles. Approaching puberty or having a hormone therapy can raise FSH level.Having high temperature, using alcohol and smoking can also affect FSH level.Women who are in menopause can also have high level of FSH hormone. Moreover, tumors can raise or fall the level of FSH.

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Recent scientific studies show that couples should not need to concern about sexual relationship during pregnancy.

Causes of Low FSH Levels

FSH hormone levels can fall down accordingly to unintentional weight loss, pituitary glands or hypothalamus disorders and late age.

The Importance of FSH Levels In IVF Treatment

In order to start IVF treatment, FSH value should be in average values. Treatment will start by stimulating ovaries with FSH hormone. The embryo is created in the laboratory environment and transferred back to the woman’s body. We also perform IVF treatment by supporting the process with hormone and medication therapy.

FSH manages reproductive system cells both in men and women. Gynecologists would like to see the result of FSH hormone test and see if your ovarian reserve is good enough. FSH level is not the only indicator to decide about your infertility. LH, AMH and TSH hormones are also important. All hormone results help doctors decide to procees about fertility treatment.

Author: IVF SUPPORT TURKEY