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What foods help hot flashes?

When it comes to our hormones, it’s pretty much a lifelong balancing act keeping them at optimum levels so that all our bodily processes can function as normal. It’s no secret that shiftin...

How to Control your Mood during the Menopause

You’re laughing hysterically one minute and woefully weeping the next. No, you’re not crazy; it’s just likely that you’re going through a case of the menopause, and feeling lik...

What to expect after you stop taking birth control

In the U.S., nearly two-thirds of women of reproductive age regularly use birth control to avoid accidental pregnancy. Next to condoms and sterilization, hormonal birth control pills (also available a...

Birth control and spotting: is bleeding normal?

Spotting and breakthrough bleeding (which is more severe than spotting and even can look like a normal period for a day or two) is a common phenomenon when initially using birth control and shouldn&rs...

Is it normal to get bleeding when using active birth control pills?

Breakthrough bleeding refers to any unscheduled bleeding that occurs even though you are using active birth control pills (or patches and rings). If the bleeding is light, there’s no reason to b...

Is it possible to get pregnant on the pill?

The pill is used daily by millions of women to protect against pregnancy. When it's used correctly, the pill is over 99% effective. This means that less than 1 in 100 women will get pregnant over ...

Broken condom - what should I do?

Condoms serve more than one purpose. It protects both sexual partners from sexually transmitted diseases as well as unwanted pregnancies. Condoms are 98% effective in preventing pregnancies. Condoms a...

What's the most effective birth control method?

When young women start becoming sexually active they may not want to have children right away. There are many reasons why a woman may wish to postpone motherhood until a later stage of her life. That&...

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