Birth control helps prevent pregnancy and regulate the menstrual cycle. Birth control has been around for years. Unfortunately, many people still don’t know much about it. Here are a few surprising facts about birth control:
Surprising Fact #1
Birth control affects your sense of smell.
Surprising Fact #2
You can get protected from pregnancy up to five days after sex with Plan B.
Surprising Fact #3
Modern birth control pills do not cause weight gain.
Surprising Fact #4
Birth control can lower your levels of sexual desire and arousal.
Surprising Fact #5
Taking Plan B repeatedly won’t harm your body.
Surprising Fact #6
Birth control pollutes rivers and affects wildlife.
Surprising Fact #7
The last week of pills in a monthly pack doesn’t contain hormones.
Surprising Fact #8
Birth control can be used to treat endometriosis and polycystic ovarian syndrome.
Surprising Fact #9
Birth control pills prevent bone density loss.
Surprising Fact #10
Birth control pills can help improve acne.
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