Informative Essay On Birth Control

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Birth Control is the practice of preventing unwanted pregnancies, usually by the use of contraception. Whether it be the implant, patch, pills, shot, or sponge. Some people want to have sex but prevent having children but sometimes these birth control methods don’t always work and some have had lethal consequences in the past.
Birth control can date back to 3000 B.C. when condoms were made from such materials as fish bladders, linen sheaths, and animal intestines. Around 1500 the first spermicides were introduced. In 1838 condoms began being made out of vulcanized rubber. In 1916 Margaret Sanger opens a birth control clinic in the United States of America. In 1938 diaphragms became a popular type of birth control. In 1938 a judge lifted the federal law on birth control. In 1950 Sanger started working on making an oral contraceptive. In 1960 it was approved by the food and drug administration. Today more research is needed on woman birth control methods that protect against sexually transmitted diseases and birth control for men.
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It could cause events such as a stroke, blood clots and heart attacks. It slightly increases the chance of getting breast cancer. It can cause tumorous tumors to form and they hurt. Birth control pills could increase the serum lipids which makes your cholesterol rise up. If you smoke tobacco then the chances of a very harsh thrmbolic event will increase. Taking the birth control pill could cause liver, kidney or dysfunction. It can cause a severe case of hypertension. Is has also been seen to cause Endometrial cancer. Forms of estrogen dependent cancer could form if you take birth
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