Do birth control pills have an effect on sex drive? We dig deeper on the relationship between oral contraceptives and libido.

Birth Control Pills And Sex Drive. Do Pills Lower Libido?

There has been a lot of speculation about the effects of birth control on women’s libido. However, scientists have come to discover that the elements that drive a woman’s desire to have sex are not compatible with scientific methods. The research into the relationship between birth control pills and sex drive has continuously produced different […]

Birth control pill users often worry about possible side effects. What is the most common side effect? And what are the most common worries?

What Is The Most Common Birth Control Pill Side Effect?

The oral contraceptive pill is a highly effective method of birth control when taken at the same time every day. When taken perfectly (no occasional forgetfulness), only 0.3% of women experience an unintended pregnancy. However, like any medication, it too may come with side effects. We recently did two polls where we asked about the most common […]

What is an anxiety disorder? When does normal anxiety become so extreme it is considered a disorder? Read more to know the difference.

What Is An Anxiety Disorder?

As humans, we evolved to experience fear and anxiety during dangerous, potentially life-threatening situations. Thanks to fear, people (and other animals) instinctively know to react with a fight or flight response to potential dangers, like grizzly bears, cliff precipices, burning buildings, and tornados. Experiencing anxiety when faced with a situation which could truly be dangerous is completely […]

In early stages hypothyroidism's mild symptoms sometimes go unnoticed, ignored or are improperly diagnosed. What is hypothyroidism?

What is hypothyroidism? 10 Surprising Signs and Causes

In order to understand the answer to the question, “What is hypothyroidism?” you need a basic understanding of the thyroid gland and how it regulates your body. Your body contains many glands, and they are all responsible for regulating different systems throughout the body. Shaped like a butterfly, the thyroid gland is located at the base […]

5 Necessary Tips on How to Treat Hypothyroidism

In addition to dealing with the unpleasant symptoms of living with an underactive thyroid gland, a lengthy process of finding the right treatment regimen (and sticking with it for life) follows an underactive thyroid diagnosis. The following five tips on how to deal with hypothyroidism will help you get on the right track for enjoying a lifetime of good health and happiness. […]

When starting thyroid medication it's important to remember, people respond differently to the treatment. Find out more on what to expect.

Thyroid Medication: Here’s What To Expect When Starting

Medication for hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) aims to balance the amount of thyroid stimulating hormone (THS) inside your body and as a result, restore your body’s hormones and metabolism to normal levels. When starting thyroid medication, it’s important to remember that hypothyroidism, has no one-size-fits-all treatment plan. Determining the best medication for a patient and the right dose […]

Is it possible to get pregnant on the pill? Oral contraceptives are very effective when used perfectly, but what if you miss pills?

Pregnant On The Pill? Is it Possible?

Is it possible to get pregnant on the pill? Yes. While there is not any method of birth control which is 100 percent guaranteed, oral contraceptives are one of the most effective ones available. In fact, when a woman correctly uses birth control pills which contain both progestin and estrogen, she has a near-100% probability […]

We listed 5 all natural home remedies for migraine headache that really work. Best of all, these will not cost you an arm and a leg.

5 Amazing Home Remedies To Relieve Migraine Headache

Migraine headaches are painful and at times can hit you at the worst of times when you don’t have the energy to rush to a chemist. Using home remedies for a migraine headache appeals to most people who are seeking a natural way to ease the pain and also those who cannot use painkiller drugs […]

A birth control pill examination is needed before starting on contraceptives. Some tests are not crucial and can be postponed.

Birth Control Pill Examination: 6 Tests Your Doctor Will Carry Out

Birth control pills are not handed out like candy. You have to go through a birth control pill examination before your doctor can prescribe the contraceptives. Some of the prescribed tests are not crucial and can be postponed to a later date. The tests also vary based on age. Mandatory birth control pill examination These […]