Updated October 2021 IUDs are trending, as they are slowly becoming one of the most popular forms of birth control in America. This is mainly due to the convenience of not having to worry about birth control for up to 10 years. However, many women may still wonder: How does an IUD work? We’ve got […]
Are you concerned that your period is not normal? Perhaps you’re wondering: “What is an abnormal period?” Maybe you’ve compared notes with some of your friends, and you’ve noticed that you have heavy bleeding from periods, compared to your friends who only experience light spotting. The truth is, your period holds the key to your gynecological […]
Are you concerned that your period is not normal?
Maybe you’ve compared notes with some of your friends, and you’ve noticed that you have heavy bleeding from periods, while they only have light spotting. The truth is, your period holds the key to your gynecological health, and understanding what constitutes an abnormal period enables you to accurately evaluate your menstrual health.
“If I douche with Coke, I won’t get pregnant.” Some birth control myths seem silly. In reference to the one above, douching – with anything – will not kill sperm. Still, many convincing contraception myths remain. Understanding the truth about birth control methods—such as an IUD or Implanon— can help you separate fact from fiction. […]
The medical term for painful periods is dysmenorrhea, and for millions of women, it turns their life upside down for several days every month. For many, it’s an annoying inconvenience. For others, the pain develops to a point where it makes day-to-day life difficult at best. It’s more often found in women who have heavy periods.