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What Are The Most Cost-Effective Types Of Contraception?

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Most contraceptive methods in the Philippines are very affordable. A pack of condoms ranges from Php27 to Php235 (SRP), while a pack of pills costs around Php50.20 to Php489.15 (SRP) depending on which kind you buy. Both methods are widely available and can be bought at leading drugstores, while condoms are also available at most […]

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Does Being Overweight Affect The Effectiveness Of Contraceptives?

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In regards to contraception and body weight, not all methods are created equal. Being overweight or obese and how it can affect people’s health in various ways has always been discussed—but what about when it comes to contraception? Fortunately, body fat doesn’t matter for most methods, including the IUD, injectables, implants, and condoms; these methods […]

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What Is The Best Type Of Contraceptive Method To Use If I Am An Older Woman (Over 35)?

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Hormone-based contraceptive methods (such as the oral contraceptive pills, implants, and injectables) are safe for most women who are 35 and older—but if you smoke or have a history of certain health conditions, then there may be risks posed. If you smoke and take oral contraceptive pills or other contraceptive methods that involve hormones, your […]

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What Contraceptive Method Is The Best Choice If I Don’t Want To Put Hormones In My Body?

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If you don’t want to put hormones in your body, there are still other contraceptive methods that you can use! The most popular and widely available method is the condom, which is very effective in protecting you from STIs and unplanned pregnancy, as well as making your sex life more fun because of the various […]

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Here’s What You Should Know About Hormonal Birth Control And Cancer

Here's What You Should Know About Hormonal Contraceptives and Cancer (Contraceptive Finder)

Just like any other medication, hormonal oral contraceptives carry some risks as well.  The first pills came out over 50 years ago, but modern hormonal contraceptives use a lower dose of hormones, which also means lower side effects for women; however, the connection between hormones and cancer is continually being researched and explored. Latest research […]

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Who Can Use Oral Contraceptive Pills?

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The pill is the leading contraceptive choice among women in the Philippines, perhaps because of how accessible and easy it is to use. Are you interested in taking pills? Before deciding which one you’ll take, it’s also to know a bit more information about the different types. Types of pills There are primarily two types […]

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Things to expect if you’re a first-time user of oral contraceptive pills

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Oral contraceptive pills are easy to use and beneficial in several ways. They provide safe, convenient, and effective protection against pregnancy, so it’s no surprise why a lot of women prefer this method. But before you set your eyes on the pill, here’s what to expect first so that there are no surprises. You may […]

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Beyond Pregnancy Prevention: Other Benefits of Pills

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Oral contraceptive pills or “pills” contain the hormones estrogen and progestin that mimic the hormones women naturally produce. These hormones do a couple of things to ensure that pregnancy is not going to happen: they stop the ovaries from producing eggs for ovulation so that there’s no egg for the sperm to fertilize; they make […]

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