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Myths about women's health

MYTH: BIRTH CONTROL PILLS DO NOT POSSESS A HIGH DEGREE OF RELIABILITY

According to the world Health Organization oral contraceptives have a high degree of protection from unwanted pregnancy. For example, in the application of the COC during the year, one pregnant woman out of two thousand, and only because I regularly forgot to use pills every day. Less reliable even widely advertised condom, which, as you know, sometimes torn.

MYTH: BIRTH CONTROL PILLS ARE CONTRAINDICATED FOR BEGINNERS SEX LIFE GIRLS

Recent studies have shown that contraceptives of new generation (with a very small dose of hormone)(Lindinet) is not contraindicated for young girls. Moreover, it is clear that in addition to the contraceptive effect, modern contraceptives help to get rid of pimples and acne on the face and body. But this is a big problem for many!

Now in pharmacies have appeared only micro-dose contraceptives of the latest generation - for example, Lindinet-20, designed specifically for beginners. It contains a combination of two female hormones - estrogen and progesterone. By the way, if you have never tried oral contraception, one should begin with the most micro-dose of drugs, regardless of age.

MYTH: FROM PILLS TO GROW HAIR ON THE FACE AND BODY

Horror about mustache and beard were born at the dawn of hormonal contraception. The hormone doses in the first tablets (in which the Americans received the Nobel prize in medicine) was such that, now for the quarter woman gets about the same amount of hormones, how much was contained IN ONE of the then tablet. Hormones themselves were different too. Hence a side effect (which, incidentally, was not universal!) - body hair face male pattern. It was in the 60-ies! Today in pharmacies simply no drugs in the "older" generation.

MYTH: PILLS CAN OCCUR INFERTILITY

The myth was born because the tablets usually start taking, burned on abortion, which in itself can cause infertility, which many people underestimate. As soon as the pills stop the egg the very next cycle meets with a sperm. Oral contraceptives are just designed to keep a woman's ability to bear children when she deems it necessary in their life.

MYTH: PILLS CAN BE FAT

Often in parallel with the beginning of reception of contraceptives changes the style of a woman's life: well, for example, previously, she played sports and lived an active lifestyle, then got married, had a baby, started to take contraception and plumper. "Blame" is a tablet, although other reasons for the changes in body weight is more than enough.

In Ireland, Italy and the Netherlands was undertaken enormous research to find out, finally, with the influence of tablets on weight. Under observation was a few tens of thousands of women, for years taking oral contraceptives. The result was the following: over 5 years of protection, the percentage of fat, medium and thin in this vast group has not changed.