Contraceptive - Hormonal Methods


Contraceptive Hormonal Methods Overview

Many things should be known about hormonal contraceptive before using. Hormonal contraceptives are introduced to the body in many different ways. These ways include orally, through skin absorption, internal absorption, and by injection. These hormonal methods prevent ovulation, implantation and from sperm getting high into the woman’s reproductive tract. Although, hormonal contraceptive methods can be very effective for most people, there are many side effects and not everyone should use it. Some of the possible side effects may include increased risk of thromboembolism (blocked blood vessels), weight gain, irregular menstrual bleeding, increase in blood pressure, adverse effects on cholesterol and lipid levels. Hopefully this information will make you feel better on the effects on birth control and how to use it wisely.

Hormonal Outline

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