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Judith E. Brown
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Progestin-only contraceptives are related to increased blood glucose and LDL cholesterol levels.

______ True    ______ False

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “Progestin-only contraceptives are related to increased blood glucose and LDL cholesterol levels” is true or false.

Introduction: Hormonal contraceptives are used to prevent pregnancy. They contain forms of estrogen and/or progesterone hormone (natural or synthetic form). They are two types: combination hormonal contraceptives (in which both the hormones are present) and progestin-only contraceptives (with only progesterone hormone or a synthetic analogue (progestin)). Progestin hormone functions by blocking the action of the luteinizing hormone, ovulation, and preventing sperm entry, and thus it can effectively prevent pregnancy.

Explanation

The hormonal content of the current generation of progestin-only contraceptives is much lower than the previous generation contraceptives and they are also more target based. Therefore, very few side effects are associated with them. In some cases, weight gain is observed...

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