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American Society for Reproductive Medicine

American Society for Reproductive Medicine
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Telephone:
Address:
205-978-5000
1209 Montgomery Highway
Birmingham, AL 35216
 

Organization website: http://ReproductiveFacts.org

About Us

ASRM is a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the advancement of the art, science, and practice of reproductive medicine. The Society accomplishes its mission through the pursuit of excellence in education and research and through advocacy on behalf of patients, physicians, and affiliated health care providers. The Society is committed to facilitating and sponsoring educational activities for the lay public and continuing medical education activities for professionals who are engaged in the practice of and research in reproductive medicine.

 

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Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) occurs when the thyroid gland produces less thyroid hormone than it should. In contrast, hyperthyroidism...
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When the thyroid gland produces less thyroid hormone than it should (hypothyroidism), the metabolism rate slows down and causes a variety of symptoms...
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The most common cause of hypothyroidism is an autoimmune disorder called Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. The body’s immune system mistakenly sends out...
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The main test used to detect hypothyroidism is by measuring the amount of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) in the blood. When the thyroid gland is...
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Hypothyroidism can prevent the release of the egg from the ovary (ovulation). Typically, for those patients who have periods (menstruate) each month...
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The most commonly used medication to treat hypothyroidism is called levothyroxine. Levothyroxine is a tablet that is usually taken once a day. Once...
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A hysterosalpingogram or HSG is an x-ray procedure performed to determine whether the fallopian tubes are patent (open) and to see if the shape of...
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A woman is positioned under a fluoroscope (a real-time x-ray imager) on a table. The gynecologist or radiologist then examines her uterus and places...
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An HSG usually causes mild or moderate uterine cramping for about five to ten minutes; however, some women may experience cramps for several hours...
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It is controversial whether this procedure enhances fertility. Some studies indicate a slight increase in fertility lasting about three months after...
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An HSG is considered a very safe procedure. However, there is a set of recognized complications, some serious, which occur less than 1% of the time...
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If your tubes are blocked your doctor will likely recommend either a surgical procedure to directly view the tubes (laparoscopy) or bypass the tubes...
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Before a man's sperm can fertilize a woman's egg, the head of the sperm has to attach to the outside of the egg. Then it pushes through the outer...
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ICSI fertilizes 50% to 80% of eggs, but the following may occur after the use of ICSI: the ICSI procedure might damage some eggs, the egg might not...
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If a woman gets pregnant naturally, there is a 1.5% to 3% chance that the baby will have a major birth defect. The chance of birth defects after ICSI...