birth control pill

  1. Impact of contraceptive methods on mental health

    Contraception And Your Mental Health

    Hormone levels naturally fluctuate as you age, especially during phases of life like puberty, the menopause, and pregnancy. Thyroid disorders, stress, exercise, and polycystic ovarian syndrome can also cause a hormonal imbalance. Unbalanced hormones can lead to a wide range of symptoms including changes to your mood. Some people may feel irritable, depressed or anxious. Others may find improvements to their mood. Taking hormonal birth control is an effective way to prevent unwanted pregnancies and can also be used to treat certain health conditions. Like any other type of medication, hormonal birth control comes with the risk of side effects because of how it interacts with your hormones. One of the most common side effects of hormonal birth control is changes to your mood.

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  2. What you need to know about Contraceptive Pills

    What you need to know about Contraceptive Pills

    These are pills used for controlling birth commonly referred to as ‘the pill’ which contains hormones that change the functioning of the body. The pills are a type of female contraception and are quite effective in preventing pregnancy. The two hormones found in the pills are a man-made form of progestin and oestrogen which occur naturally in a woman’s body. These hormones stops ovulation from taking place thus no egg is released during a woman’s menstrual cycle. Progestin as well makes the mucus found around the cervix to be thick and sticky thus preventing sperms from gaining entrance to the uterus.

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  3. Birth Control Pills – What you need you know?

    Birth Control Pills – What you need you know?

    For the combination pills to be effective at preventing pregnancy, you should take one pill each day. It is advisable to take the pill at a similar time on a daily basis as this enhances the ability of you remembering to take the pill. 

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