For many women, taking birth control pills are part of a daily routine that can greatly affect the skin.
What Are The Risks of Birth Control Pills?
One-third of us rely on the Pill for contraception — but what are the risks of birth control pills? Here Dr. Roizen and Dr. Oz explain the risk of blood clots and how you can reduce your risk by taking aspirin daily.
Why Is There No Male Birth Control Pill?
Bet you didn't have this marked on your calendar: today is World Vasectomy Day, a holiday celebrated not with parades or fireworks, but with the delicate snip of two tiny tubes. But is such a largely permanent step really our only male birth control option? Where's the male version of the pill?
How to Get Birth Control Pills
There are two types of birth control pills that are common – the normal ones that are taken on a regular cycle and emergency ones that are taken within 72
The Well+Good Guide to quitting birth control pills
Whether you’re trying to get pregnant or are just looking for a more natural method of contraception, these expert tips will help ease the transition off of artificial hormones.
How do Birth Control Pills Work
Birth control pills have long been the mainstay for women who seek to control their families, space children or not have children either at all or for a ce
Best birth control pills for PCOS: Options and how they work
A look at some of the best birth control pills for Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a hormone disorder that can cause infertility. Hormonal birth control that contains both estrogen and progestin can help rebalance the hormones, alleviating many of the symptoms. PCOS affects 1 in 10 women of childbearing age.
The birth control pill: what's fact and what's fiction
There are plenty of rumors about birth control pills, more commonly known as “the pill": But what’s actually true?
Birth Control 101: The Pill
The pill is birth control that you take once a day to prevent pregnancy. There are different types, but most work by preventing ovulation and blocking sperm ...
Why There May Never Be A Birth Control Pill For Men
A new study in mice has shown that a previously developed male hormonal (testosterone) oral contraceptive method is unable to stop the production and / or the release of sperm.
A 5-Step Guide to Quitting the Birth Control Pill
From IUDs to the pill — here's how different birth control methods can affect your sex drive
Many individuals complain that their birth control is "killing their sex drive." But, is this really the case? To get answers, INSIDER talked to Felice Gersh, MD. Here's everything you need to know about the correlation between birth control and your sex drive.
FAQ: What Is the Best Type of Birth Control Pill for My Body?
Finding the best type of birth control pill for your body can help you combat a number of hormonal side effects.
Why We Need An Over-The-Counter Birth Control Pill
Young people deserve our full support, and access to contraception is a key part of that commitment.
Birth Control Pills: 10 Ways They Help Young Women
Many women of reproductive age will take hormone pills, more commonly known as birth control pills, at some point during their lives. Many people may not realize that this medication can be used to treat other medical conditions. It is estimated that over 1.5 million women in the United States take hormone pills for reasons other than pregnancy prevention.
Quitting birth control pills. How soon can I ovulate?
13 Things You MUST Know About Birth Control Pills If You Don't Want to Get Pregnant — or Do!
Four of five sexually active women have used birth control pills. These are the facts their doctors hope they know.
Why you should take extra B vitamins if you use the birth control pill
Years ago doctors used to tell their patients to take extra B vitamins when using oral contraceptives. Like many pieces of medical wisdom this advice has fallen
Pharmacists Prescribing Birth Control And What It Means For Wider Access To The Pill
Oregon and California have passed new laws allowing pharmacists to prescribe hormonal birth control. Why some argue women don't need doctors to access contraception and the bigger push to make the pill available over the counter.
How stress affects your brain
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