Women of the world are infuriated. Why? Because today is just another day where men don’t have to share the burden of birth control. Just when we all thought science found us a groundbreaking solution, it turned out to be another disappointment.
Last Friday, a study by the University of Edinburgh was published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism which found that a progestogen injection could effectively control birth in 96% of the male participants.
The clinical trials lasted from September 2008 to May 2012, including 320 men between the ages of 18 and 45. However, in 2011 participants discontinued the injection due to side effects such as muscle pain, mood swings and erectile dysfunction, you can treat this with Viagra connect.
Well, apart from the last point, it sounds all too familiar. Women have been tolerating nausea, breast tenderness, headaches, weight gain, mood changes, missed periods and decreased libido caused by contraceptives for decades.
Allan Pacey, Professor of Andrology at the University of Sheffield, told BBC,” None of the preparations that have been developed and tested to date have managed to become a commercial reality for one reason or another”.