- Logest - proper regulation of the menstrual cycle
- What is hormonal contraceptives
What is hormonal contraceptives
Hormonal contraceptives - is hormonal contraceptives, which are composed of artificially synthesized hormones are similar in composition to the natural female sex hormones - estrogen
Estrogen - the key to bone health
and progesterone. Current hormonal contraceptives contain minimal doses of hormones which will not only prevent pregnancy, but are prophylaxis of ovarian cancer and breast cancer.
Hormonal contraceptives appeared in the 60s of the last century and the beginning contain large doses of hormones. This has contributed to an increase in the weight of women and the development of other adverse events. Currently, there is already the fifth generation of these drugs. With the help of hormonal contraceptives can solve the problem of cleansing facial skin, regulate the menstrual cycle and others.
Hormonal contraceptive logest
Logest - a combined hormonal contraceptive, which contains two hormones - ethinyl estradiol (an estrogen analogue) and gestodene (progesterone analogue). Logest inhibits secretion of gonadotropin (reinforcing activity of the ovaries), pituitary hormones, which in turn inhibits the maturation of follicles, which mature egg, and thus the process of ovulation
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In addition, increased viscosity of mucus secreted mucous membrane of the cervix and uterine cavity entrance for sperm becomes partially closed. And decreases the possibility of engraftment of a fertilized egg in the uterus.
Another advantage Logest - it regulates the menstrual cycle: menstruation becomes less abundant (to prevent anemia) and painless. Normalization of the menstrual cycle, in turn, helps prevent the development of a number of gynecological diseases, including tumors.
In applying Logest efficiency reaches 98%. But it must be applied regularly. Many women still believe that hormonal contraceptives, including the Logest, increased weight, begin to grow hair on the face and body, and there are other negative phenomena. Logest not cause anything like this and if this drug recommended by your doctor, then take it without any concerns.
Indications and contraindications for use Logest
Logest indicated for the prevention of unwanted pregnancies and the normalization of the menstrual cycle as the middle-aged women and adolescent girls. However, there are a number of diseases in which logest contraindicated. This hypersensitivity to the drug, severe liver disease and heart disease, cerebrovascular accidents (especially if a woman has already had a stroke), violation of the coronary circulation (coronary heart disease), hypertension, atherosclerotic disease of the blood vessels, diabetes
Diabetes - threatening and incurable disease
, Cancers, disorders of lipid metabolism, hearing impairment, inflammatory diseases of the female reproductive organs, the tendency to uterine bleeding, epilepsy.
It is also not recommended for women over 35 logest years. Consider all the indications and contraindications for use Logest can a doctor. It is not necessary to self-medicate, as the wrong choice of hormonal contraceptives may result in a large number of side effects.
How to take logest
Logest comes in the form of pills (21 pills in the package) and is ingested orally, 1 tablet daily (at the same time each day) from the first day of the menstrual cycle
The days of the menstrual cycle: Four phases
(ie the first day of menstruation) for 21 days followed by a seven-day break. Since the action of hormones is interrupted, occurs menstrualnopodobnoe bleeding. Admission Logest begin after a break of seven days irrespective of the presence or absence of bleeding.
The allowable range in excess of the daily reception Logest - 12 hours if received more break, the logest in this day and enjoy additional use contraceptives.
Logest not disrupt the normal hormonal levels of women and the abolition of its ability to conceive is fully restored.
What could be in trouble when taking Logest
When receiving Logest may appear discomfort such as nausea, vomiting, intermenstrual bleeding, stress and breast enlargement, changes in body weight, changes in sexual desire, decrease mood, headaches, migraines and various allergies. Most of these events (except for allergies) chronic administration of the drug tested.
Hormonal contraceptives - a breakthrough in the history of preventing unwanted pregnancy. Do not use such an achievement - a big omission.