B1.2.4 The Artificial Control of Fertility

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How can hormones be used to stop pregnancy?
Oral contraceptives contain hormones, which stop FSH production so no egs mature
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How can hormones help to solve the probems of infertility?
FSH can be used as a fertility drug for women, to stimulate eggs to mature in their ovaries. These eggs may be used in IVF treatments.
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Why do you have to take the 'pill' regularly?
If they forget to take it, their artifical hormone levels will drop and their body's own hormones will take over very quickly.
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What is an oral contraceptive?
Hormone contraceptive that is take by mouth.
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What two hormones are used in IVF to stimulate the eggs to mature?
FSH and LH.
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How can hormones help to solve the probems of infertility?

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FSH can be used as a fertility drug for women, to stimulate eggs to mature in their ovaries. These eggs may be used in IVF treatments.

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Why do you have to take the 'pill' regularly?

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What is an oral contraceptive?

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What two hormones are used in IVF to stimulate the eggs to mature?

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