11 August, 2021
Estrogens: What are they, how are they produced and what do they do?
The main female sex hormones produced by the ovary are: estrogens and progesterone. Under normal conditions, the ovary also produces androgens (typically male hormones), although in small amounts. The role of estrogens is quite varied and covers different aspects, all of them important for women’s health. So let’s see what estrogens are, what function they have and what happens if we have a lack of estrogens… Read more…
14 May, 2019
What is a uterine fibroid, how is it treated and when is surgery recommended?
A uterine fibroid is a benign gynaecological condition in which uterine smooth muscle tissue (myometrium) forms “balls” in the uterus. It is the most common benign tumour in humans and the most common pelvic growth in women of reproductive age. It is also one of the most common gynaecological conditions.
14 March, 2019
Treatment, endometriosis surgery and can I have children after the surgery?
On the occasion of World Endometriosis Day, we dedicate a video and a post to explain the main treatment options for this gynaecological disease, as well as to point out in which cases endometriosis surgery is indicated and if it is possible to have children after the surgery.
Endometriosis is a chronic, benign and gynaecological disease that can affect 2 out of 10 women of reproductive age.