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American Society for Reproductive Medicine

American Society for Reproductive Medicine
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Contact

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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A chemical called prostaglandin is produced in the uterus at the time of the period, and can cause painful menstrual periods. Prostaglandin can cause...
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Another cause of painful menstrual cycles is endometriosis. When the tissue lining the uterus (endometrium) grows outside of the uterus it is called...
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All birth control pills can improve acne and hair growth in the midline of the body (hirsutism) by reducing the levels of male hormones (androgens)...
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Women who have used birth control pills have been found to have fewer cases of anemia (low red blood cells), ovarian cancer, and uterine cancer...
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Despite a large number of contraceptive options available to couples, it is still thought that 50% of pregnancies in the United States are unintended...
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Contraceptive agents work in many ways to prevent a pregnancy. They are usually divided into those that are either hormonal or nonhormonal. Most of...
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Barrier contraceptives prevent sperm from entering the uterus and fallopian tubes. The barrier may be chemical (spermicide) or physical (male and...
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Each month, a woman produces an egg, which is released from the ovary and travels through the fallopian tubes to the uterus. When the egg is released...
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Intrauterine devices (IUDs) are safe and effective forms of long-term reversible contraception. There are two available IUDs: one containing a...
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Sterilization is the most commonly used form of nonhormonal contraception around the world; but it is a permanent procedure. Depending on the type of...
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Puberty refers to the specific physical changes that happen as a child develops into an adult. Though they happen in different areas of the body...
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In the most general sense, puberty can be measured in 3 ways: timing, or the age at which it starts; sequence, namely the stage of puberty; and tempo...
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In girls, normal puberty can start as early as seven years of age. African-American girls may begin normal puberty as early as age six. Puberty...
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There is a tremendous amount of variation in the sequence of events in puberty. Generally, the first major signs of puberty are the beginning of...
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Usually the sequence of events from the beginning to end of puberty takes several years. If these changes occur over several months instead of...