Tag: hormone

7 Posts

  • Hertility video

    The Reproductive Revolution hits the Cinema

    November 25, 2022Hertility

    Hertility partners with Pearl & Dean for the launch of #MeToo film, ‘She Said’, to rally women in the UK for the next women’s rights movement, the Reproductive Revolution. Women’s health company Hertility’s award-winning film, ‘Ooh Someone’s Hormonal,’ spotlighted the lack of research on women’s bodies and called out society for using women’s hormones against them. Now, they’re teaming up with Pearl & Dean, the UK’s best-known cinema advertising contractor,…

    Read more
  • What is AMH

    What is AMH and what can AMH testing tell me?

    September 7, 2022Hertility

    Key takeaways Anti-Müllerian Hormone (AMH) is an important hormone when it comes to our fertility.  Produced by the follicles that house our eggs, our AMH levels can give us a insight into your reproductive health because it is reflective of your ovarian reserve (egg count) and whether fertility treatments like egg freezing or IVF might be right for us. But as always, getting the straight-talking info we need on our…

    Read more
  • KC oestrogen

    Oestrogen 101: Everything you need to know about Oestrogen

    August 31, 2022Hertility

    Key takeaways Skin got that golden hour glow? Feeling frisky? Looking fabulous? Chances are, you’ve got oestrogen to thank. Oestrogen truly is the matriarch of female sex-hormones. It boosts our libido, increases our levels of happy hormones (serotonin and dopamine) and can boost our production of endorphins So yeah—she’s a keeper.  But like all of our hormones, if our oestrogen gets out of balance and we have too much or…

    Read more
  • Testosterone Levels

    Testosterone 101: Understanding Your Testosterone Levels

    October 6, 2021Zoya Ali

    It’s become a common misconception, that when it comes to sex hormones, those born female are driven by oestrogen and those born male are driven by testosterone. But the reality is, all sexes have these hormones running through their bodies, just in different quantities. So if testosterone isn’t just for testes-bearers, what does it do in your body? And what can the knock-on effects of an imbalance be? Welcome to…

    Read more
  • Hormones and Smoking

    Hormones and Smoking: How is it affecting your health?

    October 6, 2021rubyross

    It is a well-known fact that smoking can have a negative impact on your health, with both active and passive smoking possessing the ability to wreak havoc. Being associated with health conditions such as emphysema, diabetes, multiple forms of cancer, heart disease and many more, you would assume that no one would pick up this habit. However, in 2019, health data showed, 28% of men and 22% of women aged…

    Read more
  • SHBG

    What Do Your SHBG Levels Mean?

    October 6, 2021Hertility

    Sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) is an important protein produced primarily by the liver but also in smaller quantities by the brain, uterus, placenta, breast and ovaries. Its role is to bind to your sex hormones including testosterone and oestradiol, and transports them around the body, but what can it mean if your levels are high or low? We’ve broken down all you need to know about SHBG levels. Why do…

    Read more
  • LH

    Luteinising Hormone: What Do Your LH Levels Mean?

    October 6, 2021Bríd Ní Dhonnabháin

    If FSH and LH sound familiar, that’s because we talk about them a lot, especially when it comes to fertility and ovulation. Here, we’re going to talk all about LH in detail. You can read more about its partner in crime, FSH here.  Let’s start with a whistle-stop tour of everything you need to know about luteinising hormone and LH levels. For more details, keep reading. What is LH?  LH…

    Read more