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Why are non-hormonal methods of contraception superior to other methods of birth control?

Contraception varies, as it can be divided into two categories: the first is hormonal contraception, and the second is non-hormonal methods of birth control.

According to a report published on the Insider website, there are many differences between hormonal and non-hormonal birth control methods, as hormonal birth control methods include pills, injections, patches, and rings containing the hormones estrogen or progesterone or both that prevent pregnancy by stopping ovulation, making it difficult The sperm has to reach the eggs and change the lining of the uterus so that the fertilized egg cannot implant itself.

While non-hormonal birth control methods include several different types of methods that do not include any hormones, including the copper IUD inside the uterus, and this method involves inserting a device containing copper into the uterus, the device regularly releases small amounts of copper into the uterus to prevent pregnancy.

Experts emphasized that adopting non-hormonal birth control methods is better than other hormonal methods, as the advantage is that many of the destructive hormonal side effects associated with hormonal contraception do not occur.

Side effects of hormonal birth control methods include:



Irregular bleeding




Mood changes

Changes in the shape of the breast

Decreased sex drive

The report stated that non-hormonal birth control is also safe for people with the following conditions:


-High blood pressure

Increased blood clotting or the risk of stroke

History of breast cancer

-Liver disease