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I want to order but I wouldn't like for others to know what I have bought, is it possible?
Absolutely! All deliveries from our stock are packed in discrete, neutral box, without logo or any marking. Based on outer packaging, it isn’t possible to guess the content.
What are LH strips?
LH test strips are used to detect LH hormone in urine whose rapid surge in the middle of the cycle is related to ovulation.
How to use LH strips?
LH strips are dipped into urine sample for 10s, laid on flat surface and read out within 3-5 minutes. Test line equal to or darker than control line indicates ovulation.
What is LH?
LH is abbreviation for luteinising hormone , it has key role in stimulation of testosterone synthesis in men and stimulates maturation of follicle containing egg cells in women.
How to choose LH strips sensitivity?
Standard 25 mIU/mL test strips will conform for most women. In rare cases, such as in case of policystic ovaries syndrome (PCOS), regular test strips will show elevated LH levels for prolonged time period and lower sensitivity test strips eg. 30 or even 40 mIU/mL might give more distinctive LH peak.
How to test with LH strips?
Test urine sample in the afternoon. Refrain from excessive fluid intake for several hours prior to testing to avoid dilution of the sample and unreliable results.
What is beta-HCG?
Beta hCG (beta human chorionic gonadotropine) is hormone synthesized by the placenta so its blood our urine concentration is used to detect early pregnancy.
When to test for pregnancy?
For most reliable results, test first morning urine on the day of expected period. Early pregnancy tests such as Femometer can be used as early as 6 days before expected period.
What is ovulation?
Ovulation is process of release of matured egg cell from the ovary, after which there is a chance for fertilization.
What is basal temperature?
It is body temperature in state of rest, taken after 6-8 hours of sleep. More information available on link.
How to measure basal body temperature?
Basal body temperature should be measured with precise, sensitive (1/100th degree accuracy) thermometer, right after awakening, before getting up.
How to keep record of basal body temperature measurements?
Measurements can be tracked using paper charts or through applications. Find out more about Femometer App on link
How to measure basal temperature?
Basal temperature should be measured first thing in the morning, after 6-8 hours of continuous sleep, before getting up.
What are menstrual cycle phases?
First phase of menstrual cycle is called follicular phase, it begins on the first day of the cycle and lasts until ovulation. After ovulation, luteal phase begins and lasts until the onset of next period.
How to take pregnancy test?
Pregnancy test is most accurate when first morning urine is tested on the day of expected period. Early pregnancy tests such as Femometer tests can detect pregnancy as early as 4-5 days before expected period.
What are menstrual cups?
Menstrual cups are hygienic product that replaces hygienic pads or tampons.
How to use menstrual cups?
Clean menstrual cup should be folded and inserted into vagina. Complete opening and adhesion to vagina wall is ensured by gentle rotation of the cup.
Why are menstrual cups eco friendly?
Thanks to quality medical silicone used for Femometer menstrual cups, one cup can be used up to 15 years which has significant impact on waste minimization.
Why are menstrual cups better than classic hygienic pads?
Except their positive ecological impact, many women prefer cups due to minimal risk of spillage of the content, they enable more active lifestyle during that time of the month, don’t have to be emptied as frequently and don’t expose the content to air so no bacteria or odors are present.
How to clean and sanitize menstrual cups?
Menstrual cups must be throughly washed and boiled for 2 min.
Can I use basal thermometer for other body temperature measurements?
Of course! Basal thermometer is precise and accurate thermometer (1/100th of degree accuracy) which gives most accurate results.