What is Luteal Phase Defect?
What is a luteal phase defect? The proposal of a luteal phase defect (LPD) has floated around infertility forums and research for years. The data supporting its existence remains thin. What is a luteal phase defect? It has been defined as “the condition where progesterone from corpus luteum is not sufficient to maintain endometrium and […]
Luteal Phase Deficiency
Countless hours, blogs and forums have been dedicated to infertility and the potential source as a luteal phase deficiency. Luteal phase deficiency (LPD), or a lack of progesterone has been described in menstruating women. It’s association has been with other medical conditions (rapid weight loss, post partum, renal transplantation, and even in random, normal cycles). […]