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What’s Next after the Essure Recall?

Anyone who has watched the new Netflix documentary “The Bleeding Edge” will understand why some women and activists had campaigned for the withdrawal of the permanent contraceptive device Essure from the market. The film from Oscar-nominated documentary filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering was released on Netflix on the 27th of July 2018. The film […]

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Natural Remedies for Vaginal Dryness

Vaginal dryness is a condition characterized uncomfortable pain and discomfort when vaginal tissue is not well lubricated. Although it can occur at any age, it is more common in older women, especially menopausal and post-menopausal women. Women who have vaginal dryness usually experience pain or discomfort during intercourse, which may affect their sexual relationship their partner. Additionally, […]

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Natural Birth Control Methods You Can Use

If you’re averse to using hormonal contraceptives, you’ll want to know about “natural” birth control ​options that are currently available, their methods of use, and the disadvantages associated with their use. Besides, you should note that these methods do not guarantee a 100% chance that you’ll avoid pregnancy. ​The methods below will only work if you and your […]

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What You Need to Know Before Taking Norethisterone

Norethisterone, also known as norethindrone, is a non-estrogen containing contraceptive. It is commonly referred to as the mini-pill or progestogen-only pill and works by acting on receptors in your body to mimic or exaggerate the effects of progesterone, a naturally occurring hormone that is produced by the ovaries, placenta, and adrenal glands. Contents What Are Some […]

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