Many people start using birth control at a young age and continue to do so for many years. Individuals may stay on birth control until they decide to have a family or they feel comfortable enough that they feel they don’t need it anymore due to age, lifestyle, or a combination of other factors. Many people also start and stop taking birth control at various points in their life for one reason or another.
In addition, there are many different types of birth control out there as well as many different types of contraception. Although these are now more accessible than ever, not everyone is knowledgeable about contraceptives, their benefits, and some health risks that come with them. Before you put anything in your body, let alone for an extended period of time, you should understand it fully. Learn more about these various birth control methods in this article, there may even be a few facts that really surprise you.