How Contraceptives May Affect The Female Reproductive System – Read Post

This medical advise is brought to you Mr. Mawuli Kovey,

A Public Health Practioner.

The various birth control pills contains lower amount of hormones and comes in many different dosing options.

The hormones in birth control pills increases the chance of having headaches and migraine.The birth control pills with estrogen can lead to a higher risk for blood clots, heart attack, and stroke in women.

Contraceptives can cause ovulating to take several months to begin when pregnancy is desired in a short period.

Many female experience spotting or bleeding between periods, changes in their menstrual cycle

Some birth control pills may cause breast enlargement or tenderness which can lead to a lump in the breast or persistent pain or tenderness or severe breast pain.The hormones in the contraceptive pill can affect sex drive or libido in some people.

Some people experience changes in vaginal discharge when taking the pill.This may be an increase or a decrease in vaginal lubrication or a change in the nature of the discharge or even vaginal dryness.

These changes also affect the mood of the individual so its important to know the side effects before one makes decision about pills.


Mr. Mawuli Kovey

(A Public Health Practitioner)