How to take the pill: carefully read the instructions

February 14, 2012

 how to take birth control pills
 Most women refuse to take the pill, not only because of possible side effects, but also because they do not know the rules of their reception. Although all hormonal contraceptive tablets Hormonal birth control pills - a modern method of preventing preg  Hormonal birth control pills - a modern method of preventing preg
   annotations attached instruction, which describes their correct reception. Furthermore, in case of questions they can always ask your doctor and get a detailed explanation. After all, the correct use of contraceptive pills depends on their effectiveness. Especially it is necessary to take into account the presence of contraindications to their use.

 How to take the pill: carefully read the instructions

How to take oral hormonal contraceptives

Oral hormonal contraceptives contain estrogen and progestogen components and divided into monophasic, biphasic and triphasic preparations. Despite the fact that the doses of the hormones therein differ, the same rules of their acceptance. Each pack contains 21 tablets. Terms of admission:

  • must take the tablets in the same time (plus or minus one or two hours difference);
  • desirable oral hormonal contraceptives drink at night or during the meal (to avoid side-effects);
  • before taking hormone pills should consult your doctor to identify possible contraindications;
  • start taking the pill can be any day of the cycle, but the ideal time is the first day of menstruation;
  • hormonal contraceptives taken every day for three weeks, followed by a seven-day to make a break;
  • in a seven-day break to begin menstrualnopodobnoe bleeding;
  • at the end of a break on the eighth day to start taking pills from a new package (whether finished or not menstruation);
  • after receiving the first package must be protected by additional means of contraception for one week;
  • in case of diarrhea or vomiting should further take another pill;
  • in the case of missing pills in the first and second week of the cycle necessary to take the missed pill as soon as remembered, then twelve hours later another one, and then on the regular schedule;
  • If you omit two or more pills in the third week of receiving recommended to stop taking, do a seven-day break, and continue to adhere to the usual scheme.

 How to take the pill: carefully read the instructions

When you need to stop taking hormone pills

If you have a variety of complications start taking the pills, stop taking them. Indications for cessation of hormonal contraception Hormonal contraception: Modern birth control pills  Hormonal contraception: Modern birth control pills

  • Pregnancy or suspicion of it;
  • intense headaches and migraines;
  • sudden blurred vision (flies in front of the eyes, blurred or deterioration of visual acuity);
  • the development of thromboembolic complications;
  • jaundice;
  • acute liver disease (hepatitis, cholestasis);
  • a sudden increase in blood pressure;
  • prolonged immobility (fractures and injuries of extremities);
  • on the eve of surgical intervention (three weeks);
  • a marked increase in weight;
  • a significant increase in uterine fibroids Uterine fibroids - when surgery is needed?  Uterine fibroids - when surgery is needed?
  • voice changes (roughness).

 How to take the pill: carefully read the instructions

Rules of admission minipill

Mini-pill - a tablet containing only progestin component. One package contains 28 tablets are taken daily without interruption. That is, after the end of one package to the next start of a new reception. Terms of admission:

  • mini-pill taken every day at the same time interval no more than three hours (otherwise lost contraceptive effect);
  • mini-pill does not affect the breast milk, so they allowed nursing women;
  • in case of vomiting or diarrhea should urgently take additional tablet;
  • during the first three weeks of treatment requires the use of additional contraceptive measures;
  • a woman's fertility is restored in the first month after discontinuation of the drug;
  • postpartum reception mini-drank begin on the first day of menstruation or three weeks;
  • after an abortion or miscarriage Miscarriage - can you protect yourself from it?  Miscarriage - can you protect yourself from it?
   reception minipill begin the next day;
  • non-hybrid to take hormone pills are not forbidden and adolescent girls.

Abolition of the drug produce the appearance of:

  • pregnancy;
  • jaundice;
  • headaches;
  • increased blood pressure and other complications, similar to the side effects of combined pills.

Anna Sozinova

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Basal temperature - try to move less

June 1, 2008

 basal temperature
 The basal body temperature (BBT) - a body temperature at rest. Track basal temperature useful to couples who are trying to conceive, or want to avoid it, because in this way to know when ovulation occurs. In addition, it helps to understand the physiological processes associated with ovulation and menstrual general.

Not all women ovulate begins exactly two weeks before the start of the following month. In reality, many women during the period between ovulation and the onset of menstruation (luteal phase) is shorter. To have time to infiltrate the fertilized egg in the uterine wall, this phase should last at least 10 days. If it is shorter, pregnancy can be difficult.

 Basal temperature - try to move less

Tracking basal body temperature enough that determine the best time for conception?

No. Temperature trend will let you know only that ovulation has already occurred. The ovum remains viable for only 12-24 hours after the addition, as it enters the uterus. BBT rises in 1-2 days after ovulation, and by the time fertilization is unlikely possible. Therefore, in addition to measuring the BBT, it is necessary to follow the changes of the cervical fluid - it will help to determine the probability of getting pregnant are highest.

 Basal temperature - try to move less

How to measure the basal temperature?

BBT is measured using a special thermometer. Measurements can be made in the vagina, rectum or armpit, but most women prefer to measure temperature in the mouth, because it is more convenient and faster. It is important to measure the BBT as soon as you wake up. To do this, a thermometer, a paper and pen to put next to the bed - so close that before they could easily reach. The first thing you should do when you wake up - to measure the temperature, so any movement caused its increase. Of course, it has raised a few tenths of a degree, but you are tracking and BTT, to celebrate such small changes. Carefully read the instructions in the package insert a thermometer. Typically, it contains detailed information about the correct use.

 Basal temperature - try to move less

How does basal temperature during the menstrual cycle?

BBT slightly decreased in the first two weeks of the menstrual cycle, before ovulation - is associated with increased production of the hormone estrogen Estrogen - the key to bone health  Estrogen - the key to bone health
 . Immediately after ovulation in large volumes begins to produce the hormone progesterone Progesterone - norm and pathology  Progesterone - norm and pathology
 Which enhances BBT for several fractions of a degree. The temperature remains elevated until early next month.

 Basal temperature - try to move less

How to make the schedule of basal temperature?

To do this, the easiest way to use a regular notebook into a cell. Start recording the temperature on the first day of the menstrual cycle The days of the menstrual cycle: Four phases  The days of the menstrual cycle: Four phases
   - That is the day when they start menstruating. In those days, when the temperature changes, the changes mark the possible causes (for example, you made love, went to the bath, very intensively trained, simple, and so on). All this is a consequence not only provide you with invaluable information about your own body, but also allow you more effective in trying to help you get pregnant - or avoid pregnancy.

 Basal temperature - try to move less

What factors may affect the basal temperature?

In addition to the above reasons, BBT may change due to insufficient or restless sleep due to alcohol consumption the night before, because of the high stress How to beat stress? Create an oasis  How to beat stress? Create an oasis
 , Feeling bad, taking certain medications.

 Basal temperature - try to move less

Can you using basal body temperature to determine pregnancy?

Yes. No change in BBT time when you already should have started menstruating can be a very early sign of pregnancy. After fertilization takes place about a week before the embryo is embedded in the wall of the uterus. That is what the body perceives as a signal of pregnancy. Then the blood is ejected chorionic gonadotropin (hCG, a hormone, whose presence allows to establish a pregnancy), whereby the body temperature is slightly increased.

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