Toxic shock syndrome has declined significantly since the 1980s. It’s rare, but it is still a risk, especially for tampon users. Here’s what you should know.
If you’ve forgotten to take a birth control pill, you’re likely wondering what you should do next. An Ob/Gyn discusses what to do if you forget a pill, your risk of pregnancy and other side effects to watch for.
Can birth control cause thyroid problems? An endocrinologist explains how birth control affects the thyroid, and what you can do to protect yourself.
Not sure if a menstrual cup is right for you? Learn more about its origins and find out if it’s a good solution or not.
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Are people who are pregnant or on hormonal medicines at a greater risk for getting blood clots if they contract COVID-19? Find out the answer from a vascular medicine specialist.
Although periods are natural, there are benefits to skipping them. Our expert offers seven reasons why you might benefit.
Does the color of your period blood ever change? An Ob/Gyn offers a guide to what the different colors of period blood might mean, plus when to be concerned.
Weighing whether an IUD is right for you? Our expert breaks down the pros and cons to help you decide.
An Ob/Gyn explains the method of emergency contraception called the Yuzpe regimen, which involves taking a higher dose of regular birth control pills.
Studies have not found that birth control is associated with weight gain — with one exception. An Ob/Gyn explains.