Effective birth control methods I
When we hear the concept “birth control”, it comes to mind at least the most famous ones. It always depends on the reader. For example, if the person who hears about it is a doctor he will probably know a lot more than other people who are not specialized in that. But in general, society knows more or less the same contraceptives. Think for a moment, which ones comes to your mind before you go onwards with reading the article...
You surely have thought of condoms, birth control pills, the morning-after pill, and the vaginal ring. All of them are the most known and commercialized ones.
We are going to learn more about other types of birth control that are barely known or not so much known as the ones above. This article will discover for you all the possible effective birth control there are in the world.
The birth control pill: It is composed by two hormones very similar to those produced in the female body. The method of use is by the oral cavity. It should be taken every day at the same hour and menstruation occurs at 28 days. It serves to regulate menstruation and is one of the safest methods of contraception.
Vaginal ring: As the name suggests, it is a plastic ring about 5cm in diameter. This ring includes hormones as the contraceptive pill. It must be inserted into the vagina the week your menstrual cycle starts, in order then to be removed after 21 days.
Contraceptive Patch: This is a patch, similar to that used for smoking cessation. In this case, it is a patch of 4.5 cm which is placed on the skin. The patch consists of hormones, which are absorbed by the skin gradually.
Monthly injection: In this case, the function is the same as the pills. But in this case, instead of doing this by the oral cavity, the form of use is intravenous. You must be injected every month.
Trimestral injection: This is the same as the case above, but in this type of injection, it should be injected every three months.
Subdermal implant: it is a new birth control, which is characterized by a rod of 4cm. This rod is implanted under the skin of the forearm. It is painless and lasts 3-5 years. It has a very high and comfort effectivity for years. With that birth control you may not worry about using other contraceptives. As side effects, there may appear irregular bleeding of menstruation. The use of this contraceptive is only female use.
IUD: It is a small plastic or metal object shaped like a T, which is hooked to a small thread. It hinders the passage of sperm and alters the uterus to prevent pregnancy. It also favors the reduction of bleeding during menstruation. There are two types of IUDs, one of them is called the copper IUD and the other hormone-releasing IUD. But the result and its function is the same.
After reading these contraceptive methods, there will surely be many other birth controls that are not known too much. In the next article, we will continue naming those known and unknown contraception.