Week Seven DQ 3 - contraceptives work through the combined...

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Week Seven DQ 3 Refer to Table 6.1 on p. 153 (Ch. 6) of the textbook. What is one major option available for contraception? What is its effectiveness and failure rate? One of the major options available for contraceptive is the oral contraceptive (combined pill and progestin-only pill), I believe is one of the most popular method of contraceptive used by women to avoid pregnancy. It is quite effective overall, but still 8 % of typical users still fall pregnant, and less than half a percent of perfect users get pregnant. This contraceptive method has been available for quite sometime, it is one the oldest and most commonly used, because of it’s convenience and high rate of dependency. As well as preventing pregnancy, the pill can also help lessen menstrual difficulties, such as cramps and premenstrual syndrome. It also lower the risk of several health conditions, including endometrial and ovarian cancers, noncancerous breast disease, osteoporosis, ovarian cysts, pelvic inflammatory disease, and iron-deficiency animia. Most oral
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Unformatted text preview: contraceptives work through the combined effects of synthetic estrogen and progesterone. The estrogen prevents ovulation by inhibiting the production of follicle-stimulating hormone. Amy, I agree with you, the best, safest, and natural form of birth control is abstinence. Using this method will give 100% guarantee of no pregnancy to women. Not only this method will avoid pregnancy, but it also offers many medical benefits, like no risks of sexually transmitted diseases, infections, and avoiding abortion procedures, as well as the mental stress. Hope, I totally agree with you, if people are going to engage in sexual intercourse, the least the should do is use a condom, even though it does not give the 100% guarantee, it is widely available anytime and anywhere at a minimal cost. If used correctly, the condom does give a fair good chance of no pregnancy as well as offer the prevention of spreading some STIs and HIV from one person to others....
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