Non-Contraceptive Indications for Hormonal Contraceptive Products

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Abstract:


This one-page reference sheet educates people about the non-contraceptive benefits for women from using hormonal birth control. It lists hormonal contraception product types, and identifies medical conditions related to menstruation that the use of hormonal birth control can alleviate, including endometriosis, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), menstrual migraines, and irregular menses. It outlines other conditions alleviated by use of hormonal contraceptives, as well as risk reduction for ovarian cancer, osteoporosis, and other diseases.

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Reproductive Health Access Project
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Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
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Translation from English text
Translation Review:
Community review
This translation was evaluated by a representative or group from the community for accuracy and cultural relevance.
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Keywords:
Menstruation, Osteoporosis, Premenstrual syndrome, Women's Health
Copyright:
Licensed by Creative Commons
Date Last Reviewed:
1/1/2014
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