There are many medications— oral contraceptives, antacid medications, and cholesterol-lowering drugs— that have become so trusted and commonplace in the modern American life that we rarely stop to consider their side effects. When it comes to birth control, few methods are as lauded as intrauterine devises. With their 99 percent effectiveness and low rate of complication, IUDs have safely prevented unwanted pregnancies for years, benefitting women, children, and society as a whole.
Author: Felice Gersh, M.D.https://integrativemgi.com
Dr. Gersh is the medical director of IMGI and is board-certified in Integrative Medicine and OB-GYN. She is a globally-renowned expert in women’s health and complex disease management.