Pregnancy Prevention and Birth Control (Fertility and Sexual Health)
Body Area: Female Specific
Body Parts: Reproductive System
Symptoms: Excessive Bleeding
Birth control is the prevention of pregnancy using your choice of or a combination of methods. There are options available for both men and women. Prescription methods include the Birth Control Pill, the Birth Control Patch, The Birth Control Implant, the Birth Control Vaginal Ring, the Birth Control Shot and Emergency Contraception. Birth control can also be used to manage hormone levels for acne prevention or to reduce menstrual symptoms such as abdominal pain, heavy bleeding, or bloating. You will want to meet with a doctor to discuss the option that is right for your lifestyle.