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Birth Control Options for Women Over 40

We said it once, we’ll say it again This isn’t the first time we’ve talked about birth control for women over 40, and it probably won’t be the last. In case you’ve forgotten what you need to know, we’re here to refresh you. Let’s start with a recap of what your body—sex drive, menopause, and […]

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What You Need to Know When Going Off the Pill

Whether you’ve been on birth control pills for just a few months or are a dedicated user of a decade or more, your body will likely need time to adjust once you stop. From wildly fluctuating hormones to a return to whatever your pre-pill menstrual cycle looked like, the symptoms you’ll experience can vary widely. […]

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Birth Control Side Effects: When Enough is Enough

Birth control got you down? You don’t want children just yet, but you don’t want to be stuck with cramps and vomiting, either. Enter: birth control. After a long, laborious process of choosing the method that best fits your lifestyle and needs, you’re content to think it’s going to be puppies and kittens from now […]

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Choosing a Contraceptive That Best Fits You

Choosing a method of birth control is a highly personal decision, based on individual preferences, medical history, lifestyle, and other factors. Each method carries with it a number of risks and benefits of which the user should be aware. Each method of birth control has a failure rate–an inability to prevent pregnancy over a 1-year […]

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