A 42-year-old member asked:
How does a nuvaring protect you?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Alan Patterson answered
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It is hormones: The ring releases hormones that get absorbed through the vagina into your circulation. It works similar to birth control pills to prevent ovulation so you will should not get pregnant if used correctly.
Answered on Dec 21, 2013
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