We talked before about the serious risks of being under effect of the birth control pill. Today we are going deep into these facts in order to have a better picture of the whole thing.

Tumor, coronary illness, stroke, infertility. Most likely these side effects make birth control pills a not as much as attractive choice for contraception. What’s more, now that coronary illness has turned into the main cause of death among women, one needs to think about whether there is an association between the boundless and long haul utilization of oral contraceptives, which appeared in 1960… similarly as the first of the children of post war America were entering their adolescents. Continue reading “The truth about birth control pills 2”

Did you realize that an expected 150 million ladies overall take anti-conception medication pills?
Such worldwide use of birth control pills stresses me because most women have no idea of how serious their health might be compromised. It’s  believed that these pills are frequently recommended to address symptoms (like spotting, cramping, acne and irregular periods) rather than study the real causes of these symptoms.
Numerous ladies don’t consider the genuine and unsafe reactions of these engineered hormones. However you owe it to your body, and to your future kids, to know more about this.

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Maybe you are trying to get pregnant at this moment, or maybe you are just curious about how your body and emotions change during this period. The thing is, the more you know about ovulation, the better you will understand your menstrual cycle. Understanding your menstrual cycle will help you spot any unusual symptoms, also to figure out when is the best moment to conceive.

Continue reading “What do you know about ovulation?”

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Unless you’re actively trying to have a baby, getting your period is a monthly sign that you’re not pregnant, and can be a relief.

So what happens when you’re on point with tracking your cycle, but no bleeding happens on day 1?

Before you panic and buy pregnancy tests, consider these 5 possibilities for why your period might be later than usual. Continue reading “5 Reasons Your Period Could Be Late [Infographic]”

And how keeping track of your cycle can help your skin glow. 

Photo: Åse Bjøntegård Oftedal

You thought your skin was either oily or dry or normal, right? Actually, your skin can keep you guessing throughout the month, thanks to the constantly-changing hormone levels in your body every 28 days or so. But if you keep track and anticipate hormone changes, you might see some major benefits for your skin.  Continue reading “How Your Skin Changes Throughout Your Cycle”

Bear attacks? No swimming? Really?

We’ve heard a million different pieces of advice for while you’re on your period. But so many of them are untrue. Why do we keep hearing them? And where did these myths come from anyway?

We’re looking at myths that range from believable to bizarre. Don’t believe everything you hear, and when in doubt, consult a reliable source…or a doctor. Continue reading “8 Period Myths That Should Be Put to Rest”

When you’re longing to be a mother.

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If the barrage of tear-inducing television ads and talk of special Sunday brunches hasn’t tipped you off, Mother’s Day is approaching. It can be a beautiful holiday to celebrate the mothers in our lives, true.  

But what about those of us who are aching to be mothers and don’t have a child yet?

Women hoping to get pregnant find Mother’s Day much more difficult than enjoyable.

For those of us who feel this way, we’re offering six suggestions to get through Mother’s Day without feeling emotionally drained.
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Let’s talk menstruation.

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Aunt flo, red tide, that time of month, shark week. There are literally thousands of euphemisms for menstruation so that you don’t have to talk about it, but what happens when we do want to share?

And what happens when you want to share with those closest to you? Sharing is easier than ever with period tracking apps, but how do you know which information to share, and what to keep to yourself?

So…what’s the answer? What’s the right amount of sharing, and how much is too much? What’s the right answer? Wait for it…. Continue reading “Should I Talk About My Cycle With My Partner?”