‘Extended Cycle’ Contraception Garners More Interest

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By Karen Pallarito

HealthDay Reporter
Sunday, August 24, 2008; 12:00 AM

 

SUNDAY, Aug. 24 (HealthDay News) — With new “extended cycle” and “continuous” oral contraceptives on the market, women today can choose to have monthly withdrawal bleeding just four times a year — or not at all.

To many American women of childbearing age, these options have tremendous appeal. In fact, more than two-thirds of women said they are interested in suppressing monthly bleeding, according to national survey results presented at an Association of Reproductive Health Professionals (ARHP) reproductive health conference.    MORE…

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Author: Leslie Carol Botha

Author, publisher, radio talk show host and internationally recognized expert on women's hormone cycles. Social/political activist on Gardasil the HPV vaccine for adolescent girls. Co-author of "Understanding Your Mood, Mind and Hormone Cycle." Honorary advisory board member for the Foundation for the Study of Cycles and member of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research.