How The Pill Changes You

What are hormones? Hormones are chemicals that signal the body for what it needs to do by going through our bloodstream and it is picked up by any cell in our body that have the matching hormone receptors like a key lock; they are the way our body communicates. Some [...]

By |2022-04-05T13:14:41+02:00March 23rd, 2020|Hormonal Contraceptives|0 Comments

Contraceptives – IUD

IUD stands for Intrauterine Device and it is a small device with a T shape made of plastic that is inserted into our uterus as one of the available contraceptives. There are 2 types of IUD: copper which is non-hormonal and Mirena or similar which are hormonal. They have a [...]

By |2022-04-11T23:37:04+02:00September 9th, 2019|Hormonal Contraceptives, Hormonal Health|0 Comments

Depo Provera

The contraceptive called Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate or in short Depo Provera is given as an injection every three months and contains Progestin which is similar to the hormone progesterone which is produced in our ovaries. While Progesterone is a beneficial hormone, Progestin is exactly the opposite. Progesterone has a calming [...]

By |2022-04-11T23:37:04+02:00August 29th, 2019|Hormonal Contraceptives, Hormonal Health|0 Comments

Teens and Contraceptives

These days, many teens use hormonal contraceptives. They are being prescribed as if they are lollipops and for a range of issues which actually have nothing to do with birth control. From acne, hormone imbalances, PMS, mood swings and the list goes on. Hormonal contraceptives do not balance hormones. They [...]

By |2022-04-02T23:50:20+02:00May 23rd, 2019|Hormonal Contraceptives|0 Comments
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