biology controlling fertility and homeostasis

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The hormone oestrogen is used to prevent?
the release of an egg,so its used as a contraceptive
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Advantages of the pill?
The pills 99% effective at preventing pregnancy,reduces the risk of getting types of cancer
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disadvantages of the pill?
can cause side effects, doesn't protect against sexually transmitted diseases
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FSH is used to stimulate egg production what are the advantages?
it helps women to get pregnant
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whats the disadvantage of FSH?
it doesn't always work and becomes expensive,too many eggs can be stimulated resulting in multiple pregnancies
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IVF helps couples to have children, how does it work?
by collecting eggs from the woman's ovaries and fertilising them in a lab using the man's sperm.These are grown into embryos ,which are transferred to the woman's uterus.
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why are hormones given before egg collection?
to stimulate egg production(so more than one egg can be collected)
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why are oestrogen and progesterone given?
because it makes implantation of the embryo into the uterus more likely to succeed?
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ion is taken ingot he body in food and absorbed in the?
blood
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how is ion removed from the body?
through sweat or the kidneys take the excess from the blood and this is then got rid of in urine.
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what temperature do enzymes work at best within the human body?
37 degrees
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What does the hormone insulin do?
it adds or removes glucose to or from the blood
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