Beyond Birth Control: The Overlooked Benefits Of Oral Contraceptive Pills

This article discusses how oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) offer additional and immediate health benefits beyond just preventing pregnancy. It explains that OCPs offer benefits to women who experience menstrual-related disorders including: severe menstrual pain (dysmenorrhea), excessive menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia), and it also has the potential to reduce acne and excess hair growth (hirsutism).

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Length: 
9 p
Year: 
2011
Organization: 
Guttmacher Institute
Languages: 
English
Author(s): 
Jones RK