ARC Endocrinology

Helping you get back control of your hormones

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Care and treatment for fertility, thyroid, and pituitary disorders

Endocrinologists diagnose and treat disorders of the endocrine system, a complex group of glands. The endocrine system produces and releases hormones that influence or control a wide range of physiological activities like respiration, metabolism, mood, growth, and development. It also regulates reproduction function; Endocrinologists specializing in fertility issues are called reproductive medicine specialists.

Let our ARC endocrinologist find the proper treatment for you

ARC endocrinologist Dr. Maya Bledsoe will work with you to explore the hormonal imbalances that may be affecting your health. Dr. Bledsoe specializes in four specific endocrine system areas; male and female reproductive and infertility problems, thyroid and parathyroid disorders & diseases, and hormonal disorders.

Dr. Bledsoe works with the ARC staff to coordinate your care and provide the most up-to-date diagnostic and treatment options available to address your healthcare needs.

Services

Fertility Care

Fertility Care

Treating infertility requires knowing the causes. Female and male infertility can be caused by underlying diseases and conditions, including thyroid and parathyroid disorders & diseases and hormonal disorders.

Fertility Services

Fertility Services

Whether you plan to start a family soon or grow your current family, fertility problems can make the exciting time more challenging. Many different medical conditions and other factors can contribute to infertility, affecting men and women equally.

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Infertility Treatment

Infertility Treatment

ARC fertility specialists work with you to see what can be causing infertility. Some causes include failure to ovulate, endometriosis, abnormal uterus, low sperm count, or erectile function.

Intrauterine Insemination

Intrauterine Insemination

Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is a procedure in which sperm is placed into the uterus using a small catheter. This treatment improves the chances of fertilization by increasing the number of healthy sperm that reach the fallopian tubes when the woman is most fertile.

Reproductive Endocrinology

Reproductive Endocrinology

Your reproductive medicine team and fertility specialist will work with you and your partner to diagnose and treat reproductive disorders. Once you begin to explore the medical causes and discover fertility treatments that may be able to help.

Reproductive Medicine

Reproductive Medicine

Starting a family and conceiving a child seems simple and natural, but fertility could be affected by many factors. Our ARC specialist works with you and your partner since both male and female infertility contribute to a successful pregnancy.

Semen Analysis

Semen Analysis

A semen analysis measures sperm count, the quantity and quality of semen and sperm. This is used to determine whether a man might be infertile.

Thyroid Ultrasound

Thyroid Ultrasound

Thyroid ultrasounds use sound waves to examine the thyroid gland within the neck.

Conditions

Calcium Disorders

Calcium Disorders

Calcium disorders include osteoporosis, hyperparathyroidism, hypocalcemia, hypercalcemia, and other calcium-related conditions.

Female Infertility

Female Infertility

Some factors like age, chronic diseases, and abnormalities can affect how a woman ovulates, gets pregnant, or gives birth to a baby.

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Fertility Disorders

Fertility Disorders

Female disorders can cause infertility, a reproductive system problem that affects the body's ability to reproduce. It could be caused by a problem with the person's system.

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Grave’s Disease

Grave’s Disease

Graves' disease is an immune system disorder that commonly causes the overproduction of thyroid hormones (hyperthyroidism).

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Growth Hormone

Growth Hormone

Growth hormone conditions can cause abnormalities that affect a person's stature, hormones, or genetics.

Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

Hashimoto thyroiditis is the most common type of thyroiditis problem. It may also be called chronic autoimmune thyroiditis.

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Hormonal Imbalances

Hormonal Imbalances

Hormonal imbalances are caused by having too little or too much of a hormone in your body.

Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism means your thyroid gland (found in your neck) is too active. An overactive thyroid gland makes too much thyroid hormone. This makes your metabolism work at a faster rate.

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Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism is the most common type of thyroid disorder. It means your thyroid gland (found in your neck) is not active enough. Its job is to make thyroid hormone. If the gland is underactive, it may not make enough thyroid hormone.

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Male Infertility

Male Infertility

Male infertility may be due to low sperm production, abnormal sperm function, or blockages that prevent the delivery of sperm. Injuries, chronic illnesses, lifestyle choices and other factors can cause male infertility.

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Menstrual Irregularities

Menstrual Irregularities

Menorrhagia is heavy or prolonged menstrual bleeding. It can be related to a number of conditions including problems with the uterus, hormone problems, or other conditions.

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Ovarian Dysfunction

Ovarian Dysfunction

Ovarian dysfunction is a condition in which the ovaries stop working and menstrual periods stop before age 40. This can cause fertility problems and symptoms of menopause.

Parathyroid Disease

Parathyroid Disease

Hyperparathyroidism, or parathyroid disease, occurs when one or more of your parathyroid glands are overactive.

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Progesterone Imbalances

Progesterone Imbalances

The most important role of progesterone is to get your uterus ready so it can receive, implant, and support a fertilized egg during pregnancy. Progesterone imbalances can affect your ability to become pregnant.

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Reproductive Endocrine Disorders in Men and Women

Reproductive Endocrine Disorders in Men and Women

Endocrine disorders can be caused by improper function of the glands that secrete hormones, the receptors that respond to hormones, and the organs that are directly impacted by hormones.

Thyroid Disorders and Diseases

Thyroid Disorders and Diseases

Thyroid disorders and diseases include hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, postpartum thyroiditis, and cancer.

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Thyroid Nodules, Tumors and Cancers

Thyroid Nodules, Tumors and Cancers

Changes in the thyroid gland are often easy to see and feel. Lumps or bumps, called nodules, are common. Most of them are not cancer (benign) but may have to be treated by a doctor.

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Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D is an essential vitamin that can be obtained through supplements, food, or sunlight. Vitamin D supplementation is the main treatment for deficiency issues.

Locations & Providers

  • ARC Seton Northwest
    11111 Research Blvd Suite 475
    Austin, TX 78759
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    • Maya B. Bledsoe, MD
      Maya B. Bledsoe, MD
      Reproductive Medicine Endocrinology
      4.8

      Languages: Marathi

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