Hormonal contraception created the ability for women to delay or go months without having their menstrual period. This was initially thought to be detrimental to women’s health but was later decided it made no difference and became a selling point for certain brands of contraceptives. Nowadays there is a different type of pill intended to regulate menstrual bleeding. However, in this case it’s designed to bring about the onset of menstruation rather than delay it and the drugs are the same pills used in chemical abortions. This from Scientific American:
Imagine this situation: A woman misses her period and worries she might be pregnant. She doesn’t want to be, so she schedules an appointment with a health care provider and tells them she wishes to get her period back. The provider prescribes her a course of “period pills.” She gets her period again, and that’s the end of it.
Such a scenario is not purely hypothetical. Period pills are the same ones used in medication abortion—misoprostol alone or in combination with mifepristone—which could imply that menstrual regulation is just another name for early abortion. But the drugs might not be considered abortion medication because the patient never learns whether they were pregnant in the first place.
So-called menstrual regulation is common in some countries, like Bangladesh. Mifepristone and misoprostol are medications used in abortions. They are also used in menstrual regulation. One California physician told Scientific American:
I knew how safe they were, so there was no reason not to start using them as period pills right away,” she says.
According to Scientific American:
It’s common for doctors to prescribe medications “off-label,” using them in a way the U.S. Food and Drug Administration did not originally approve them for.
There are two clinical trials currently testing one or both of the drugs as period regulation drugs. Is period regulation really a thing? Or is it just an abortion by another name?
The difference when the pills are used for menstrual regulation is that the patient might not be pregnant. Studies show that misoprostol has been widely used in nonpregnant people (its main indication is gastric ulcers). “If someone were to take [misoprostol], and they weren’t pregnant, their symptoms would be very mild,” Ko says. “There might be some discomfort in terms of cramping, or they might not feel anything at all.” As for mifepristone, tolerance studies have shown that it is safe when taken by healthy nonpregnant individuals even at doses much higher than those prescribed for abortion.
Will this be an end-run around state laws restricting access to abortion? I doubt it. I can imagine officials in states where abortion is illegal or highly restricted passing laws requiring a pregnancy test prior to administering these drugs for period regulation. Or perhaps women will go to their primary care physicians claiming they have gastric ulcers and need medication to treat it.
Read more at Scientific American.
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I talked to Caroline DeBarry at the non-taxed Paragon Health Institute of Brian Blase today and she lied to me. She understood that the MSA in Medicare was the only option for cancerous Florida seniors trapped on a dangerous and deadly Medicare HMO. I explained Medicare Supplements were out because AARP would auto-decline a brain tumor grandma faster than you can say Sunshine State. The cancerous Grandma can enroll on the MSA Option of President Trump and then use any doc or hospital because it’s federal law and possibly save her life. It’s not complicated except for Bob Hertz who only thinks of deductibles.
The MSA in Medicare is the only game in town and Caroline DeBarry said she understood. But then she lied to me and said Paragon couldn’t write an article about Medicare’s MSA, like Brian does for all sorts of other reasons, because they are non-profit. Devon, she is such a liar.
Imagine Devon, Caroline DeBarry telling Me, who wrote the 1st tax-free MSA just 8 short weeks after Clinton signed the bill in August of 1996, that it’s illegal for not-taxed Paragon Scammers to tell 62 million Medicare seniors about the MSA option in Medicare. I told her there is no such law and her bio said, “She just loves to help people.” I told her she could care less about saving sick grandma’s live who is currently trapped like a rat on Dangerous and Deadly Florida Blue Cross Medicare HMO, sweating bullets and praying for a miracle.
I told her there was no law that stopped a non-profit from savings grandma’s life with Medicare MSA communications. I told her you didn’t say I wonder how we could get this live saving information out. I told her fine, just put it in writing to me why Brian couldn’t cough up 1 article about Medicare’s MSA and save lives. She refused to put anything in writing which added on top of her lies tells me immediately she has no ethics. Liars are like that. She cares, lol.
Also Devon, the City of Ames, Iowa, emailed the certificate of Life Insurance that the non-licensed HR Manager named Bill Walton is selling to city employees. Bill is selling Life Insurance to city employees that they lose if they get too sick to work with Ovarian Cancer. So I asked Bill, if a woman spent her hard earned money on life insurance so her twins would have some money to continue if she died and then she got cancer and became too sick to work could she keep this low-cost group life insurance? Bill says, Depends.” I think that is something Joe Biden wears.
I told Bill to give me the Life Insurance Certificate and I could give him the answer. Bill said he wasn’t obligated to give it to me. I asked Bill Walton if he was licensed to sell life Insurance and he said, “Are you threatening me?” Next I asked the city attorney Mark Lambert for the certificate. I had to say to Mark Lambert, “Mark if you are cancelling the insurance of a baldheaded woman before she dies because of shorter work hours, that’s is not right.”
I said, Mark, it’s like Bill Walton is taking food from the mouths of poor orphaned twins! Exactly like lying Caroline DeBarry, Mark wanted to be legal. He did admit there is no rule to stop him from giving me the certificate. Anyway I hung up on him and did a formal written request and I got the Life Certificate in less than an hour from Mark the lawyer and it’s bad! I have looked at thousands of contracts and this is the worst I have ever seen.
I also talked with Grace-Marie Turner of the Galen.org. where Brian Blase also has non-profit opinions. Grace-Marie says, “Why would anybody buy that Life insurance?” Then she told me that no reporters wanted to talk about health care. I told her that wasn’t true. I still have 10 times the respect for Grace-Marie than I do that cosmik-debri lying Caroline DeBarry.
The good news is I have the email address for Senator Joni Ernst’s head of health care policy. Her name is Katie Wood. But, I talked for a while with Jacob Wormley in DC and Jacob is from Council Bluffs where I was born. We talked about Col. Kingsman Statue from the Civil War. My great, great grandfather fought with Kingsman and the Iowa 23rd. General Grant followed the Iowa 23rd going South to Vicksburg. Grant didn’t lead the Iowa 23rd, he followed.
Devon, I will share with you what I write to Senator Ernst about employer-based insurance and Blue Cross of Iowa. What creeps. Blue Cross of Florida may be worse. I should explain to lying unethical Caroline DeBarry about Blue Cross of Florida who used to be non-profit. I wonder if Florida Blue Cross paid Florida citizens the $3 billion California Blue Cross paid to that state. The State of Florida is due billions but they have to ask.