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Houston Fertility Journal

AMH Fertility Screening

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 7, 2016 11:00:00 PM / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
Posted in Low Ovarian Reserve, AMH Testing

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Anti-Müllerian Hormone (AMH) is a hormone secreted by the cells of immature (primordial) follicles in the ovaries. These follicles usually hold one egg that can be ovulated during a future menstrual cycle. When a woman is born, she already has all the eggs she will ever have. As she ages, the number of immature follicles that she produces will decrease until she goes through menopause. In fact, as the number of follicles declines, the AMH level decreases as well. This decline in AMH levels is a very clear-cut gauge of a woman's ovarian reserve (OR)...

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