An unwanted pregnancy often creates problems of various kinds, not only to prospective parents, who certainly are not prepared to deal with a birth, but above all to the child, which often ends up being given to another couple, or do not feel and wanted too. In these cases it is best to avoid falling into similar situations, protecting the sexual intercourse with the help of the right contraceptive, perhaps hormonal. Just choose the one most suitable for your needs.


Contraceptive methods in circulation are varied and range from the more invasive ones that not even properly interact with our bodies. Methods such as vasectomy or tubal ligation consist of actual surgical procedures are often irreversible and are not recommended in most cases, especially in subjects with younger age, which may later regret the choice made. The exact opposite is formed by methods based on the count and the recognition of periods and fertile coitus interrupts, not invasive but very effective. Between the two extremes are positioned hormonal methods and so-called barrier, such as the diaphragm, condoms and the contraceptive sponge. Among the most widely used, and with a good balance between efficiency and ease of use, are hormonal contraceptives. Let us see what are the best known.

The hormonal methods are based on the inhibition of fertilization and ovulation, and are currently available only for women, as opposed to barrier methods. These different systems, such as the pill, patch, vaginal ring, IUD and subcutaneous implants. pill exists in two variants: the progesterone only and combined. The latter is not recommended in women over 35 who smoke, because it tends to favor the formation of blood clots in veins and arteries. The good thing though is that it reduces the risk of ovarian carcinoma. Similarly, this pill is recommended for those women who suffer from severe menstrual cramps and irregular cycle, because the bleeding is reduced and less painful cramps, also helps to regulate the menstrual cycle.