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Pros and cons of birth control pills

Birth control

Nowadays there is hardly a theme that can cause more cut and thrust of debating than oral contraception. Pregnancy preventing medications within the last decade were labeled now a panacea, now the number-one enemy for female health. Continue reading

Side effects of birth control Ortho Tri-Cyclen


Ortho Tri-Cyclen is an ultra-low dose oral contraceptive successfully used to prevent an unplanned pregnancy. This remedy is also known as a combination drug due to the couple of its active components: ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate. These are synthetic hormones similar to natural chemicals produced by a female organism. Hormonal medications are considered to be more efficient in preventing unwanted fertility. The active hormonal combination of birth control Ortho Tri-Cyclen prevents the process of ovulation, changes the density of cervical mucus and affects the uterus lining. As a result, a sperm cannot reach the unfertilized egg cell and if it managed to impregnate the cell, the womb lining will not let the egg to be attached. Correspondently, there is no possibility to get pregnant. Continue reading

Types of birth control for women


Modern women (no matter how old are they) sooner or later meet a delicate problem: contraception. Even teenaged women, who lead sexual life and cares about future, ask themselves this question. Indeed the unplanned pregnancy may destroy future plans and hopes. That’s why it is very important to practice safe sex. It should be mentioned that modern women are offered a plethora of contraceptives of all kinds to meet any requirements in comparison with an average assortment of those that our grandmothers had. Continue reading