How to choose the IUD
Intrauterine device - this is one of the reliable methods of female contraception when used degree of protection against unwanted pregnancy reaches 98%. Of the many types of spirals to choose the right suitable for you can only be a gynecologist.
Instruction how to choose the IUD
Before you choose IUD go gynecological examination. Contraindications for the procedure may become chronic and acute inflammation, fungal infections and genital organs, pregnancy, cancer processes in the cervix, the weakness of the cardiac activity, the risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases in the absence of a permanent partner.
Select a copper IUD if you are not allergic to this metal. Copper ions having a devastating effect on sperm and eggs by creating an acidic environment in the womb. To extend the life of copper-bearing intrauterine devices in their composition add silver.
IUD gold-plated choose if for some reason your body can not tolerate the presence of copper elements. Function and effect of this in the same spiral as that of the copper-containing.
The most effective are the latest generation of intrauterine spiral with hormones that suppress ovulation and preventing the movement of sperm into the uterus. In addition to the basic function of these spirals prevent inflammatory diseases of the female organs, reduce menstrual pain. Stop the choice on this method of contraception if the next five years you are not planning a pregnancy.
Advantages of intrauterine devices of all generations over other types of contraceptives are obvious, however, this method has disadvantages such as discomfort in the first few hours after the introduction of the spiral, vulnerability to infections, sexually transmitted diseases, menstrual disorders, the risk of ectopic pregnancy. Therefore, the choice of IUD you must weigh the "pros" and "cons" and consult a gynecologist.