bharatbhasha.com
Free Articles  >>  Fitness >>  Page 831  >> 

Emergency Contraception The Side Effects Of Morning After Pills





Pregnancy that may be caused due to unprotected sex can be avoided to a very large extend using emergency contraceptive pills. These pills are also known as contraceptive pills and can really help in avoiding unintentional pregnancy. You might have entered into a sexual intercourse with your partner without taking protection to avoid pregnancy. The morning after pills will help you to avoid pregnancy. These contraceptive pills should be taken immediately after an unprotected sexual intercourse.

The major ingredients of these pills are synthetic hormone and their main function is to disrupt the hormonal patterns that are required for pregnancy in women. How a pill will act depend mainly on the women's menstrual cycle. These pills can prevent fertilization of egg and there by reduces the chances of pregnancy. A contraceptive pill is said to be very effective when taken within the first 12 hours of the unprotected sex. The recent reports suggest that it is effective even if it is taken within the first 24 hours. The contraceptive pill can avoid pregnancy to a very large extend. The number of women who may turn pregnant even after taking in a contraceptive pill would be only just 2%.

The efficiency of a pill in preventing unintentional pregnancy to a very large extend depends on the time taken to take these pills after a sexual intercourse. A pregnancy can be avoided in 95% of the cases if the pill has been taken within 24 hour of the unprotected sex. If you take the pill within 24 and 48 hours of the unprotected sex, then pregnancy can be avoided in 85% of the cases. The effectiveness of the pill would be lesser for longer the time period of taking these pills after sex. The chances of pregnancy would decrease from 8% to 1% if you are able to take these contraceptive pills within 72 hours of the sexual intercourse.

During the days when these contraceptive pills were launched in the market there were much expectations on this product as the manufacturers advertised that a contraceptive pill can significantly reduce the chances of unwanted pregnancies. The pharmaceutical companies also created much hype for the product so as to gain more profit from them. But recent researches have found out that these pills are not as effective as what they had claimed. These reports had a significant impact on the sales of these and the prices were reduced by the manufacturers.

There are many who have a wrong belief that a contraceptive pill can be taken of their own. This is a wrong notion and a medical practitioner should always be consulted before taking the morning after pills. The doctor will give you advices on the basis of a women's health history. Some women may vomit after taking in a contraceptive pill. Vomiting can actually decrease the effectiveness of a morning after pill. So it is better that you take proper medication to avoid vomiting before you take in an emergency contraceptive pill. Even if there are many doubts on the effectiveness of the emergency pill, still these pills are widely considered the best for protecting unintentional pregnancy.
About Author James S. Pendergraft :

Dr. James S. Pendergraft opened the Orlando Women's Center in March 1996 to provide a full range of health care for women. http://www.womenscenter.com/


Article Source: http://www.bharatbhasha.com
Article Url: http://www.bharatbhasha.com/health.php/312941


Article Added on Saturday, August 6, 2011
LD
Other Articles by James S. Pendergraft

3 Medical Reasons Why Some Women Don t Want to Have Sex
Women loosing interest in sex can be due to of lot of reasons like a bad experience in the previous relationship, mental block, upbringing, many are scared and shy or anything else. Other than this, there can be some medical reasons for loosing interest in sex. Women having high blood pressure and diabetes which can restrict blood flow in genitals leading to a lost of interest in sex. Hormonal imbalance can also be major reason especially in women who are breast feeding, who consume birth...

Bacterial Vaginosis Causes Symptoms And Treatments
What is bacterial vaginosis? Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is the most general cause of vaginal infection known as vaginitis. Normally it is not considered to be a 'sexually transmitted infection'. It is the imbalance of naturally happening bacterial flora that causes bacterial vaginosis. What are the symptoms and signs? The most common sign is an unusual vaginal discharge especially after having sex which has an unpleasant fishy smell. Some women don't experience any symptoms, while many other...

Trichomonas Causes Symptoms and Treatments
Trichomoniasis is one of the sexually transmitted infections (or sexually transmitted diseases, STD) caused by a microscopic parasite, a protozoa. Usually it is found in urethral tissues and vagina. Although women are likely to be infected men can be infected too. So let's try to understand that sexual transmitted disease. Causes This disease is the most widespread curable sexual infection. The trichomonad has an average size of 15 mm which cannot be seen by naked eye and the parasites are...

5 Things You Can Do to Reduce Your Blood Pressure Naturally
Blood pressure is quite a common problem with more than half of the people. And almost 80% of these people are on pills. They have to take pills trough out their life to take care of the blood pressure levels. The dependency on the medication canít be just chopped off as that could be dangerous. However, there are certain natural ways with which the blood pressure could be reduced. Ones you are able to undertake the below mentioned ways to keep the blood pressure low, you could even consult...

Unexplained Hair Loss in Women Causes Symptoms and Treatment
Women are characterized by their hair. It is the hair which makes women look beautiful. You should be really lucky to get beautiful hairs because it can have an overall impact on your looks. Women treat their hair with so much care because they know what importance it has to their beauty. An unexpected hair loss can happen both in men and women. This condition of unexplained hair loss is called Alopecia and is caused due to a variety of reasons. Most of us who face hair loss problems will be...

Insomnia and Poor Quality Sleep Causes and Treatments
Insomnia is irregular wakefulness, inability to sleep or poor quality sleep. This problem might cause during daytime, like lack of energy, tiredness, irritability and difficulty concentrating. Some level of this problem is experienced by everyone. It is as simple as not able to fall asleep, as changes made in sleeping patterns or excitement of next day. A symptom of Night time eating syndrome may be Insomnia. Different classifications of Insomnia are chronic, intermittent and transient. The...

Inconvenience Of Menopause What Food Supplement To Choose
At menopause, hot flashes and night sweats appear, but other symptoms may occur very often. Sleep becomes more difficult with morning fatigue, the silhouette change, the risk of cardiovascular disease increases. Lifestyle and medical care can help in the fight against these complications. Hot flashes: The phytoestrogens Hot flashes are, of course, the most typical signs of menopause. In fact, they may even occur in the years before menopause or pre-menopause. If they are generally decreasing...

Parkinson s Disease Causes Symptoms and Treatments
Parkinson's disease builds up slowly, often starting with a barely visible tremor in just one hand. Even though a tremor is most commonly associated with Parkinson's disease, it normally ends up in the slowing and freezing of body movements. It is a neurological disorder that causes muscle tremor, weakness and stiffness. The characteristic signs are; trembling, rigid posture, and slow movement. Speech also often becomes slurred and mumbled, and thus difficult to follow. The patient might have...

Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder SAD
If the cool weather of this fall has made you to think of sunny beaches, palm trees and moving to the South, you are not the only one. Every woman experiences the fall effects in one way or the other. For some women, the change from summer's warmth to winter's cool and dark days brings a sort of depression, which is coined as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) by experts. Depending upon your location, SAD symptoms begin from late September and might last till April end. Common telltale SAD...

Skin Care Alpha Hydroxy Acids Good Or Bad
Most of the beauty products that that women use would have Alpha Hydroxy Acids which is also know as AHA. The reasons why this component is included in the beauty products are: AHA is highly recommended for skin pigmentation. This helps to clear the old skin which is nothing but the dead skin cells and gives way to the underlying fresh and new skin cell. The process of exfoliation makes the skin clean, glowing and rejuvenated. The AHA has the capability to reduce the ageing signs. Thus, this...

Click here to see More Articles by James S. Pendergraft
Publishers / Webmasters
Article ID: 312941
DELINK URL from Authors Bio
REMOVE Article
Tell A Friend
Leave A Comment!
Download this article in PDF
Report Article!
Search through all the articles:


108 Users Online!!
Related Articles:
Latest Articles:
 
fitness >> Top 50 Articles on fitness
Category - >
Advertising Advice Affiliate Programs Automobiles
Be Your Own Mentor Careers Communication Consumers
CopyWriting Crime Domain Names DoT com Entrepreneur Corner
Ebooks Ecommerce Education Email
Entertainment Environment Family Finance And Business
Food & Drink Gardening Health & Fitness Hobbies
Home Business Home Improvement Humour House Holds
Internet And Computers Kiddos and Teens Legal Matters Mail Order
Management Marketing Marriage MetaPhysical
Motivational MultiMedia Multi Level Marketing NewsLetters
Pets Psychology Religion Parenting
Politics Sales Science Search Engine Optimization
Site Promotion Sports Technology Travel
Web Development Web Hosting WeightLoss Women's Corner
Writing Miscellaneous Articles Real Estate Arts And Crafts
Aging


Disclaimer: The information presented and opinions expressed in the articles are those of the authors
and do not necessarily represent the views of bharatbhasha.com and/or its owners.


Copyright © AwareINDIA. All rights reserved || Privacy Policy || Terms Of Use || Author Guidelines || Free Articles
FAQs Link To Us || Submit An Article || Free Downloads|| Contact Us || Site Map  || Advertise with Us ||
Click here for Special webhosting packages for visitors of this website only!
Vastu Shastra

VPS Hosting India Provided By AwareIndia







Company IDS