Contraceptives or Contractions
4th Dec 2018
Sexually active and worried about an unplanned pregnancy?
Here is how contraceptives can help.
Want sex but don’t want babies?
We got you, girls!
You guessed it, this article is about contraceptives – your best friend if you do not want a little human growing inside of you just yet, or ever.
Yes, sex can be fun and adventurous. But, it can also be quite stressful and scary.
Sex can be quite stressful and scary when thinking about pregnancy scares, STIs, and so on.
Having to deal with an unplanned pregnancy, or even the thought of it itself, is extremely frightening for women that are involved in heterosexual sexual relationships, and understandably so.
So, why not eliminate the possibility of having to go through that with the help of contraceptives?
Dealing with an unplanned pregnancy can take a toll on you.
You don’t want that, we don’t want that, nobody does. So, we are here to help.
With sex, comes great responsibility.
It is very likely that you have heard the word “contraceptives” before, but what do you know about it exactly?
You know that it is something that prevents pregnancy.
You know that there are several different methods and types of contraceptives.
Read on to find out more.
Read on for a guide on how contraceptives can help.
Beyond pregnancy prevention
Yes, the main purpose of contraceptives is to prevent pregnancies, but there are multiple benefits beyond just this.
Hormonal birth control, to be specific, have numerous non-contraceptive benefits.
Hormonal birth control includes the birth control pill, implants, patches, and some IUDs.
Here are some of the non-contraceptive benefits:
1. Reduced risk of anemia – hormonal birth control that causes you to skip periods can reduce the risk of anemia. Less loss of blood = more red blood cells in body.
2. Regulates menstrual cycles – may help balance hormonal fluctuations. Can help with irregular bleeding and heavy bleeding. Can also help with PCOS symptoms.
3. Saying bye to hormonal acne – hormonal contraceptives minimizes fluctuations of the hormones in your body, leading to the hormonal acne being controlled. Combined pills, specifically, are the most effective in this sense. Combined pills are pills containing both estrogen and progesterone.
4. Reduced cancer risk – a long-term benefit. Can reduce the risk of both uterine and ovarian cancer.
5. Helps with PMS and PMDD – hormonal birth control is a probable treatment for PMS and PMDD in terms of relieving the symptoms of the two.
Girls, if you are sexually active and you do not want to freak out every time you miss a period or you feel a little bloated, we just have one word for you.
We have provided you with information on contraceptives. Now, it is up to you to choose.
Contraceptives or contractions.
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