More specifically, circulating hormone levels are measured as useful markers of the efficiency of her ovaries and how likely she is to respond to IUI or IVF treatments.
The tests also provide an assessment of the health of the eggs at the time the testing is performed. In other words, the test results provide the odds of producing healthy eggs during a treatment cycle.
The image displays the intricate process of fertilization starting with the FSH and LH hormones in the pituitary gland.
|2 – 8||Excellent|
|8 – 10||Good|
|10 – 12||Fair|
When FSH is elevated, it is useful to measure this hormone one or more times to document the trend in a woman’s level.