The birth control implants Implanon and Nexplanon release hormones that prevent the body from ovulating. Some women report weight gain when using this birth control method. In most users, however, the gain is only a few pounds and can be offset by simple lifestyle changes. Birth … [Read more...] about Do you gain weight with a birth control implant?
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Polycystic ovary syndrome is a hormone disorder that causes numerous symptoms, including infertility. Hormonal birth control that contains both estrogen and progestin can help rebalance the hormones, alleviating many of the symptoms. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an … [Read more...] about What are the best birth control pills for PCOS
With so many choices when it comes to birth control, how do you decide which method is best? In this article, we will cover the most common forms of birth control and discuss their reliability and safety. The decision to use birth control and the method of choice is a personal … [Read more...] about Birth control methods: What’s best?
The oral contraceptive pill, commonly referred to as "the pill," is a form of hormonal contraception taken by approximately 12 million women in the US each year to prevent pregnancy.1 The pill is a highly effective method of birth control when taken correctly (at the same time … [Read more...] about 10 Most Common Birth Control Pill Side Effects
It’s no secret that prescription birth control methods are not without their side effects. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT), pulmonary embolism, stroke and heart attacks are all serious conditions that can potentially result from blood clots caused by the hormones in certain … [Read more...] about Fertility Awareness-Based Methods: Birth Control without the Drugs