For some women, hormonal birth control is not an option. They simply want to avoid hormones, do not want to deal with side effects, have health concerns, or are breastfeeding. Below is information on eight types of hormone-free birth control options, which are both effective for … [Read more...] about What you should know about non-hormonal birth control
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Birth control slip-ups, effectiveness, and troubleshootingIf I'm on the ring or the patch and forget to replace it on the right day, do I need to use backup? I'm on the pill. Does my guy still need to pull out when we don't use a condom? Is asking my guy to pull out a reliable … [Read more...] about Birth Control FAQ
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?
Antacids are commonly used to neutralize the acid in the stomach, helping many individuals who have acid reflux. But a new study suggests that using this medication consistently for 2 years or more is linked to a deficiency of vitamin B12, which can have adverse effects for the … [Read more...] about Long-term antacid use linked to vitamin B12 deficiency
Lancet Oncology suggests that the birth control pill offers long-term protection against endometrial cancer. In the past decade, it’s estimated that the pill has prevented 200,000 cases of the disease in economically developed countries. Researchers collected data from 36 … [Read more...] about Birth Control Pill Reduces Risk of Endometrial Cancer, Study