Vasectomy Tubal ligation
Sperm cells never reach penis
Egg cells never reach uterus
Permanent, does not interrupt spontaneity Permanent, does not interrupt spontaneity
Requires minor surgery
Requires surgery, entails some risk of infection
Does not interrupt spontaneity
Severe menstrual cramps, increases risk of infection
*The lower figures apply when the contraceptive device Is used correctly. The higher figures take Into account human error.
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This ebook provides an introductory explanation of the workings of the human body, with an effort to draw connections between the body systems and explain their interdependencies. A framework for the book is homeostasis and how the body maintains balance within each system. This is intended as a first introduction to physiology for a college-level course.