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  • The Effects Of Estrogen And Postmenopausal Women

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    In this article, researchers wanted to assess the effects of estrogen and progesterone treatment on visual and verbal cognitive function in postmenopausal women. In the abstract, researchers identified estrogen, progesterone, and synthetic progestin as the hormones in question. However, researchers did not identify the ultimate reason why these hormones were important to women who experienced menopause. In fact, the researchers did not define postmenopausal women, the symptoms they experience, or

  • Menopausal Hormone Replacement Therapy Essay

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    There has been conflicting research and advice about the safety of hormones with the increase in the aging female population within the last twenty years (National Institute on Aging). Hormone therapy has demonstrated to be the most effective FDA approved medication in the relief of menopausal symptoms, but these benefits must be weighed against serious adverse effects that hormones can cause. Although many women differ in their response to hormone products, MHT has been universally linked to an

  • Pcos Pros And Cons

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    Protection Women with PCOS are at an increased risk of endometrial hyperplasia and endometrial cancer due to chronic anovulation.2 Combined estrogen-progestin contraceptives are suggested as first-line therapy to regulate menstrual dysfunction and provide endometrial protection.2 1st line2,11 Estrogen-progestin contraceptives2,11 Benefits • Daily progestin antagonizes estrogen’s endometrial proliferative effect, preventing endometrial cancer • Contraception (unwanted pregnancy may occur in women with

  • Oral Birth Control Research Paper

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    over-the-counter (OTC). Because no prescription would be necessary, this would make obtaining oral contraceptives easier. The drug would be progestin-only, a female hormone otherwise called progesterone, which is not available in the United States in an oral drug formulation. This birth control is objectively safer than common oral birth control pills that are typically estrogen-progestin combinations. Plan B, (levonorgestrel), an oral emergency contraceptive, was recently legalized to purchase OTC without any

  • Side Effects Of Birth Control Pills

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    contain hormones. Since it contains hormones it changes the way the body works, and prevents pregnancy. The hormones that are used to prevent pregnancy in this method of contraception are, estrogen and progestin. Most of the control pills that are used have both estrogen and progestin. Estrogen and progestin are man made hormones used to reduce the possibility of pregnancy. Although, sometimes there is only one hormone used for birth control pills. These specific type of pills have

  • Speech On Birth Control Pills

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    accurate information concerning conception” says According to, the birth control pill is a daily pill that contains hormones to change the body in order to prevent pregnancy. The hormones in the pill, estrogen and progestin, control the ovaries and the uterus. The pill prevents pregnancy by stopping ovulation, thickening the mucus around the cervix, and thinning the lining of the uterus. Birth control pills come in either a twenty-one day pack or a twenty-eight day

  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Contraceptives

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    today’s youth. The first and major one would be the Birth control pills. There are two types of these pills, the first being the Combined Oral Contraceptive Pills which contain two hormones, an oestrogen and progestin and the second being the Progestin-only pills which contains one hormone being progestin. The Combined Oral Contraceptive pill works by stopping ovulation (release of an egg) and by inhibiting the movement of sperm. Among common couples who start utilization of combined pills around eight

  • The Risk and Benefits of Estrogen Hormone Therapy for Postmenopausal Women

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    There is a lack of collective focus regarding the recommendation of estrogen hormone therapy (ET) for postmenopausal women. For advanced practice nurses (APRN), clarification is necessary in order to inform their clients experiencing menopause of the risks and benefits of hormone therapy use. In the United States, breast cancer is the second leading cause of female death behind cardiovascular disease and its etiology is recently becoming more fully defined (Eccles, 2013). Breast cancer is exacerbated

  • Persuasive Essay On Birth Control

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    The first thing that comes to mind when we think “birth control” is pregnancy prevention, when in reality birth control has many uses. Yes, it allows women to take more control over their reproductive health as well as stopping unwanted pregnancies, however it has other purposes. Some of the aids that birth control offers are reducing acne, relieving cramps during menstruation, helping with irregular or heavy menstrual periods, endometriosis (which is when tissue that normally lines the uterus grows

  • Contraceptives And Birth Control

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    Contraceptives or birth control are methods that prevent unplanned pregnancies but are also used promote family planning, reduce the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and treat cosmetic and gynecological conditions. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent, about 45% of all pregnancies in 2011 were unplanned in the United States, which was a 51% decline since 2008.1 Of those about 50% resulted without birth control use and the other half reported using a method of