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know the side effects of contraceptive

Aug 18th 2014 at 12:38 AM

Pace of life we live in today, with an increasingly intense social and professional life, the woman does not give up modern safety, comfort and practicality with regard to everyday with their health care. And one of the key points about it is to use a contraceptive method that suits your body and pace of life.

Side effects of contraceptive
Currently, there are contraceptives in pharmacies and also the procedures that are only performed by gynecologists. But it is vital that women know what is the most appropriate, safe, comfortable and with fewer side effects.

To choose the best contraceptive method, whatever the age of the woman, nothing like a conversation with the gynecologist for information about all of them.

"It is up to the woman to decide, along with your doctor, the method that best harmonizes your body and expectations. Contraceptive methods are increasingly practical and effective, "says Dr. gynecologist. Neme Rosa Maria.

The injectable : are practical because they are used monthly or quarterly, but can cause a lot of irregularity in menstrual cycle;

Adhesives and vaginal ring : are practical as they are changed weekly or every three weeks, and are ideal for women who forget to take the pill daily;

Copper IUD: Advantage can be used for a period of 7 to 10 years. However, its use may increase menstrual cramps and bleeding during menstruation. Has no hormone.

Progesterone IUD: five years may remain inside the uterus and has the advantage of low-dose hormone, does not influence the menstrual cycle (ovulation) and decreases vaginal bleeding and to suspend menstruation.

Barrier methods - male or female condom and diaphragm: the first two are ideal to avoid transmission of sexually transmitted diseases.
Morning after pill : comprising a higher dose of progesterone prevents pregnancy in emergency situations without causing significant side effects.

The main contraindication is the hormonal methods, particularly in containing synthetic estrogen (pill, vaginal ring and patch), that should not be used by women smokers over 35 years old or have some factor predisposing to thrombosis.

Care to start using contraceptives
Ideally, tests should be done to see if the woman has any risk factor for thrombosis. Are blood tests that show that risk, which although rare, can be severe.

The most common myths are that contraceptives fatten and increase the varicose veins. In fact, the current contraceptives for very low hormonal dose can give a small swelling on the woman's body, but that is easily controlled with physical exercise. Moreover, it can happen a modest increase in appetite

As for varicose veins, the most recent studies in this area show that the dose of contraceptive is insufficient to cause the increase of vessels, mainly in the lower limbs.

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